Aerofoam Industries honored by Recaro Aircraft Seating


August 3, 2015 – Aircraft interior soft goods manufacturer, Aerofoam Industries, has been honored by Recaro Aircraft Seating, which bestowed the company with a Supplier of the Year award.

Aerofoam Industries manufactures aircraft seating foams, seat cushions, thermoform plastics and aircraft seat overs at its Lake Elsinore, California headquarters.

The award ceremony took place as part of the seventh ‘Recaro Aircraft Seating Global Supplier Conference’ in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany on June 18, 2015, in which 150 international companies participated.

“Recaro Aircraft Seating has continued its course of growth over the past years. Reasons for our success despite the challenging market conditions are the excellent quality of our products and great delivery performance of our international production network. With growing competition, we need to focus more on cost optimization in the future in order to remain successful,” stated Dr Mark Hiller, CEO and shareholder of Recaro Aircraft Seating. “Our aim is to be the best supplier from our customers’ perspective – and we expect the same from our partners. For this reason, we select our global suppliers with great care. Innovation, quality, commitment and flexibility are the key criteria.”

Vice president of Aerfoam Industries, Jim Barrett (pictured center right, holding the award), accepted the award on the company’s behalf at the award ceremony in Germany. “This was a team effort from everyone at Aerofoam and we are proud to work with and be honored by such an esteemed company such as Recaro”, commented Barrett.

Aerofoam Industries was honored due to its performance and product portfolio. “As a leading global supplier of aircraft seat cushions, dress covers, tray tables and thermoform components, this award really puts us up there amongst the best in our industry”, added Barrett.

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