CLEVELAND, OH--Applied Industrial Technologies has received a 2010 Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award . The Boeing Co. issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance throughout the year. Applied maintained a silver composite performance rating each month of the 12-month period ending Sept. 30, 2010.

Applied provides Boeing with maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) parts and supplies for its manufacturing operations, including bearings, power transmission products, fluid power systems and specialty maintenance items. This award is based on several key performance criteria and demonstrates the company's commitment to consistent delivery of quality products and services.

"Boeing has a strong commitment to quality and on-time delivery; and it's our goal to exceed their expectations," says Tom Armold, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Accounts. "Applied is honored to receive this Performance Excellence Award because we respect the stringent requirements Boeing places on its suppliers and this reflects our commitment to teamwork, communication and success."