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 WINDSOR LOCKS — Hamilton Sundstrand was one of four recipients of Bombardier Aerospace’s 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility Award, with the company’s Puerto Rico facility being one of eight award winners for Supplier Excellence (BASE). Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

The Social Responsibility award evaluated suppliers on six criteria: effective governing, valuing employees, building responsible products, operating sustainably, engaging suppliers, and acting as a responsible citizen.

The BASE award was given to the Puerto Rico facility’s Electronics Operations for achieving fact-based standards of high quality, delivery and competitiveness in 2010.

Hamilton Sundstrand provides systems for a variety of Bombardier’s aircraft programs, including the Challenger, Global, CRJ and CSeries aircrafts.

“This recognition … validates our efforts as a company to excel in meeting or exceeding our customers’ needs while conducting our business in a socially responsible and sustainable way,”

said Hamilton Sundstrand President David Gitlin.