Steve Hutchinson, General Manager of Braddock Metallurgical Aerospace Services in Boynton Beach, FL (tallest guy in the center of the photo) with the Supplier of the Year Award presented by USA/NASA. Source: Braddock Metallurgical Aerospace Services.

BOYNTON BEACH, FL-Braddock Metallurgical Aerospace Services has received the Small Business Supplier of the Year recognition from United Space Alliance (USA), NASA’s prime human spaceflight operations contractor.

Braddock Metallurgical Aerospace Services has been a flight hardware special processor for more than 20 years, working with NASA and USA. It has supported missions to put the Hubble Telescope into space and to build and maintain the International Space Station (ISS).

Braddock was recognized by USA for superior performance and turnaround time related to heat treatment of space shuttle flight hardware.

“We are very proud to have received this award,” says Steve Hutchinson, general manager of Braddock Metallurgical Aerospace Services. “For years we have concentrated on building our thermal processing operations to become a core competency. Our vision has been to establish this facility as a leading supplier of critical hardware in the aerospace market, and other markets like wind-turbine, ground-turbine and medical that require conformance to exacting component specifications. This award-from one of the most demanding buyers in the world-signals that through our dedication, commitment, efficiency and painstaking attention to quality, we have achieved our goal.”

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