DRG Receives Boeing 2022 Supplier of the Year Award

High-performing suppliers lauded for operational excellence

LOS ANGELES (June 24, 2022) – Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC (DRG) announced it has received recognition from The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] as one of its top suppliers at the company’s 2022 Supplier of the Year event in Los Angeles.

DRG topped competition in the Supplier Diversity category. DRG, a leading global training service contractor specializing in the aerospace defense industry, supports Boeing’s AH-64, C-17 TSSC, C-17 INTL, F-15 TDAS, F-15QA and KC-46 programs. The company provides program management; instruction – academics/classroom, flight line, live flight; curriculum development; contractor logistics services including simulator maintenance, relocations, operations, and modifications, as well as flight line maintenance and maintenance training; procurement, sourcing, and logistics; and other related support activities.

“This is absolutely a testament to our entire team and how we value and appreciate the relationship with Boeing,” said DRG President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Busey. “As a committed service provider on numerous programs, we are proud of the lasting impact we have achieved with a deep-rooted partnership with Boeing going back to the day our company was founded.”

Nine suppliers were recognized for proactively managing supply chain quality, readiness and health, and delivering on Boeing’s commitment to advance global sustainability.

“Each of these winners had an impressive year as our entire industry collaborated to drive stability through a challenging environment,” said William Ampofo, vice president of Parts & Distribution Services and Supply Chain for Boeing Global Services and chair of Boeing’s Supply Chain Operations Council. “They did an outstanding job maintaining our high standards – a focus on operational excellence, quality and reliability – that allow us to continue to earn the trust of our stakeholders, customers and the flying public.”

Award categories are: Supplier Diversity, Outstanding Performance, Alliance, Pathfinder, Supply Chain Visibility, Collaboration, Sustainability, Risk Management and Support & Services.

About DRG:

Founded in 2002 in Oklahoma City, DRG has become a leading global training service contractor specializing in the aerospace defense industry. DRG is owned and operated by the Busey family. DRG has grown to over 850 employees at more than 120 locations in 43 states and 13 foreign nations. Offering over 2 million simulator training hours per year, the DRG employee cadre includes nearly 250 simulator/logistics technicians and more than 400 aircrew instructors with over 200 of them being 4th and 5th generation fighter instructors.

About Boeing:

As a leading global aerospace company, Boeing develops, manufactures and services commercial airplanes, defense products and space systems for customers in more than 150 countries. As a top U.S. exporter, the company leverages the talents of a global supplier base to advance economic opportunity, sustainability and community impact. Boeing’s diverse team is committed to innovating for the future and living the company’s core values of safety, quality and integrity. Learn more at www.boeing.com.

(Left to Right) DRG’s Vice President of Business Development Courtland Schafer, President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Busey, Executive Vice President and President of Commercial Entities Philip Busey Jr. and Vice President of Program Operations Mark Williams receive the 2022 Supplier of the Year Award in the Supply Diversity category at Boeing’s 2022 Supplier of the Year event in Los Angeles on June 23.

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For more information, contact Philip Busey Jr. at (405) 721-7776 or philip@drgok.com.

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