Garmin International has received its 11th Supplier of the Year award from Embraer in a virtual ceremony. The Supplier of the Year distinction was presented to Garmin in the Electric and Electronic Systems category for its G3000 Prodigy Touch flight deck systems in the Phenom 100EV and Phenom 300E.
“We are honoured to receive consecutive Supplier of the Year awards from Embraer,” says Carl Wolf, Garmin VP of aviation sales and marketing. “These honours go beyond the product; they represent the strong collaboration between Garmin and Embraer, resulting in a terrific in-flight experience for our mutual customers. It is truly rewarding and motivating for our employees to receive 11 Supplier of the Year awards over a 10-year period.”
Embraer recognised a select group of elite suppliers for their outstanding performance in various categories. The 2019 Electric and Electronic Systems award recognises design innovation, ease of use and overall system architecture, as well outstanding efforts in production line support, quality and on-time reliability of the supply chain. This award also distinguishes Garmin's commitment to design and manufacture state-of-the-art flight deck systems, while being responsive to market needs and preferences.
Best supplier recipients undergo stringent evaluation and are recognised as having shown outstanding performance, continuous improvement and increased customer satisfaction among all other suppliers in their respective categories. Nine award categories were presented among Embraer's entire aircraft portfolio, including executive aviation, defence and commercial aircraft. Suppliers are considered based on several attributes, including innovation, delivery, quality, reliability, flexibility and customer support.
Garmin's aviation business segment is a provider of solutions to OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin's portfolio includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that are known for innovation, reliability and value.