Tyonek Named Sikorsky Black Hawk Supplier of the Year

Group picture of Tyonek.

MADISON, Ala., June 5, 2017 – TFab Manufacturing, LLC (TFM), a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc. (TMG) and Tyonek Native Corporation was recognized by Sikorsky as Black Hawk Supplier of the Year. The recognition comes in addition to the company achieving Sikorsky Supplier Gold status for the second year in a row. Tyonek is one of only 15 companies worldwide to achieve this status.

“Sikorsky’s Supplier Gold program recognizes the top one percent of our suppliers based on quality and delivery metrics,” said Dave Gunzenhauser, Chief Procurement Officer, Avionics, Sikorsky. “Tyonek has consistently exceeded our targets earning not only Supplier Gold Status, but also our Black Hawk program Supplier of the Year honor. Our partnership with Tyonek helps us maintain our commitment to our military and commercial customers.”

Tyonek builds numerous products including relay panels for Sikorsky’s Black Hawk helicopter. Earlier this year, the company marked a significant milestone when the 10,000th relay panel for the Black Hawk was shipped to the customer.

“This is a significant milestone in the history of Tyonek and I am very proud of our team for these accomplishments,” said Steve Adlich, President, TMG. “Our products are built to the rigorous quality standards that Sikorsky demands and this is recognition of our continued commitment to producing the best products possible to ensure our military’s success. Tyonek has a long standing relationship with Sikorsky and these awards are acknowledgement of our employees’ commitment to produce top quality products.”

About Tyonek Native Corporation
Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC) is the parent company to a variety of subsidiary businesses in industries including ISO 9000 certified defense manufacturing and engineering, aircraft maintenance, information technology services, land and resource development, and construction. The company owns and manages over 200,000 acres of land, primarily on the West side of Cook Inlet in South Central Alaska.
An Alaska Native Corporation formed under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971 (ANCSA), the company is governed by a board of nine directors and a management team who are accountable to a community of more than 900 shareholders.

The corporation’s headquarters is in Anchorage, Alaska, with offices in Madison, Alabama, and subsidiary facilities located throughout the continental United States. For more information, visit www.tyonek.com.
Contact: Stephanie Deemer