EDX announced today that it has received a Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award for 2016. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance in government outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that support aerospace companies.
Boeing suppliers are uniquely qualified to speak on behalf of key business issues that strengthens awareness among community leaders, elected officials and decision-makers.
“EDX is proud to work with Boeing to help support and mold the future of Aerospace. It is the responsibility of companies like ours to ensure that the government and key policymakers understand real issues in an effort to constantly enhance the industry. We will continue doing our part by advocating on behalf of Boeing to keep innovation alive and the aerospace industry healthy. We are excited for the future and are ready to keep welcoming companies to the new supply chain.” Dennis Menefee, President and CEO of EDX.
The influence of suppliers by engaging with policy makers can foster awareness that provides multiple benefits.
Our supplier network is one of Boeing’s greatest competitive advantages when it comes to advocating for our shared interests,” said Kent Fisher, Boeing’s leader for enterprise Supplier Management. “Suppliers like EDX represent a critical business voice to help decision makers understand the incredible impact that the aerospace industry has on their economies, employment and communities.
The Boeing Company and its supplier network encourage policy awareness in support of the aerospace industry and manufacturing businesses across the U.S.