This is LMI’s second consecutive year to receive the award, which Boeing introduced in 2015.
April 25, 2017
The Boeing Co. issues its Excellence in Advocacy Award annually to recognize suppliers that have achieved superior performance in outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that supports aerospace companies.
Within the defense industry, advanced ceramics are at the heart of modern armor systems due to their comparatively low weight and high performance during ballistic-scale impacts. Ceramic materials have been developed as an armor material since World War I, when enameling of steel plates was shown to improve their resistance to incoming bullets.