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BAE Systems names HEPACO one of its best suppliers to its U.S. ship repair business

BAE Systems names HEPACO one of its best suppliers to its U.S. ship repair business


CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – April 8, 2022 – HEPACO today announced it received a BAE Systems Partner2Win Gold Award for achieving outstanding results in supporting repair and modernization projects aboard more than 30 naval and commercial vessels last year.

BAE Systems’ Partner2Win is a global program designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain by raising the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices, ensuring that their components, materials and services meet the highest quality standards.

“All of our suppliers have a strong sense of ownership and dedication towards performing our vital support of U.S. Navy vessels and other maritime customers,” said Paul Smith, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Ship Repair. “I extend my sincere thanks to all of our supply chain partners,and want to recognize those who have earned our ‘Partner2Win’ Supplier Awards, including HEPACO.”

Seventy-five gold, 33 silver and 11 bronze awards were presented during the March 17, 2022 ceremony. Learn more about BAE Systems Partner2Win Supplier Symposium here.

About BAE Systems
BAE Systems provides some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace, and security solutions. The company employs a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 employees worldwide and operations in 30 states across the U.S. Working with customers and local partners, BAE Systems is a leading provider of ship repair, maintenance and modernization services to the U.S. Navy’s fleet of combatant ships in their homeports, as well as refit and hauling services for commercial and privately-held vessels. The company operates three full-service shipyards in California, Florida and Virginia, and offers a highly skilled, experienced workforce, seven dry docks and railways, and significant pier space and ship support services.

HEPACO ( is an industry-leading provider of emergency response, environmental remediation, marine, waste, and other industrial services across a diversified group of end markets including rail, oil & gas, transportation, power & utility, and manufacturing. The company has a broad geographic footprint across 25+ states in the Mid-Atlantic, Mid-Central, Midwest, Northeast and Southeast United States and offers a two-hour or less response time within its footprint. HEPACO provides both emergency response and scheduled services.