Rapid: Lockheed Martin Approved
Lockheed Martin adds Rapid to the approved vendor list for prototype and production parts.
Nashua, NH – April 4, 2016 – Rapid was announced as an approved vendor for Lockheed Martin as of April 2016. Rapid has been working with Lockheed Martin divisions for a number of years, but the addition to the Approved Vendor list will strengthen and build upon the existing relationship.
Lockheed Martin is an aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company that employs over 116,000 professionals worldwide. Lockheed Martin has multiple divisions each having a unique focus and mission. The approved vendor list is provided to employees as a suggestion on which suppliers meet Lockheed Martin’s strict regulations and have a record of providing exceptional service. Being recognized as an approved vendor is a notable achievement.
Rapid has been in business since 2001 and has extensive experience working with time-sensitive and information sensitive projects. Rapid offers Sheet Metal, Machining, and Wire Cable services allowing customers, like Lockheed Martin, to use one vendor for an entire project.
Jay Jacobs, Rapid’s CEO, notes, “The ability for Rapid to be able to work with a pioneer in so many industries will help grow the organization. Lockheed Martin’s ability to go to one vendor for all parts in a single project will improve efficiency and ensure a flawless, completed project.”
Rapid employs over 325 people focused on quick-turn prototype sheet metal & machined parts. Rapid Sheet Metal offers a FREE add-in, eRapid, for SOLIDWORKS that allows users to cost and order sheet metal parts within CAD, instantly. eRapid also provides design for manufacturability feedback as users design sheet metal parts. Rapid Machining quotes machined & turned parts within 24 hours. Rapid ships all parts in days, not weeks. Other services include wire harnesses, cable assemblies and box builds. www.rapidmanufacturing.com
About Lockheed Martin:
Lockheed Martin was formed in 1995 when Lockheed Corporation merged with Martin Marietta. The company employs over 116,000 professionals worldwide and is headquartered in Bethesda, MD. Lockheed Martin has divisions that focus on aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology. www.lockheedmartin.com