Lockheed Martin Recognizes Outstanding Performance of Beta Shim Company

11 Progress Drive Shelton, CT 06484 6/17/2021 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Rotary and Mission Systems recognized 29 suppliers, including Beta Shim Company for their exemplary contributions to delivering advanced products and services in 2020. Beta Shim Company received the RMS ELITE Supplier award for its exemplary work to help Lockheed Martin deliver crucial capabilities, such as providing industry leading quality and production.

During a year of unprecedented change, our suppliers’ commitment to quality and timeliness enabled us to deliver leading technologies for our customers,” said Abby Lilly, Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems. “When the pandemic disrupted our typical operations, our suppliers quickly responded by adapting and maintaining their commitment to quality. These continued efforts ensure our customers have the most innovative solutions to execute their critical national security and defense missions.”

“Suppliers are critical members of our industry team, enabling production of the most advanced technologies for our customers,” said Abby Lilly, Vice President of Global Supply Chain at Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems told suppliers recently. “You achieved this award because you are the top of your game. Our environment demands that we continue to get better and you continue to prove a commitment to quality and ensure we deliver innovative solutions worldwide.”

Beta Shim is a Family owned and operated small business that has been producing high quality parts in the aerospace industry for over 45 years, with capabilities ranging from standard shims to complex machined components and core competencies in CNC manufacturing processes. Located in Shelton, CT only minutes away from Sikorsky Aircraft, Beta Shim has developed a strong business relationship as an award-winning supplier.

“After several years of “Performing” to Supplier Elite status, we are extremely honored to have reached this pinnacle.  Our new goal is to maintain this Elite status and increase our capacity and efficiency to better serve Lockheed Martin.” – Zachariah Pratt, President, Beta Shim Company.


About Beta Shim Company

Beta Shim Company provides industry leading quality levels in the military and industrial manufacturing sectors. Although our business began with manufacturing exclusively shims and flat pattern sheet metal, over the last three decades Beta Shim has expanded into top tier production of every conceivable CNC part and metal stamping. With core competencies in CNC manufacturing processes. High value materials and time sensitive production capability are specialties of the highly experienced Beta Shim Company team. For additional information, visit our website: www.betashim.com.


About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. For additional information, visit our website: www.lockheedmartin.com.


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