Kaman Subsidiary Receives Boeing Supplier of the Year Award

April 22, 2013

SAN DIEGO--Apr. 22, 2013-- Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) today announced that its subsidiary, Kaman Engineering Services, was presented with a Boeing Supplier of the Year award for its exceptional performance and contributions to Boeing’s overall success during 2012. Kaman Engineering Services was one of sixteen companies and one university to receive the award, which was presented during a ceremony at the San Diego Convention Center held on April 18, 2013. The Everett, Washington, based company was selected from a pool of Boeing suppliers located in more than 50 countries.

The Boeing global supply chain is among the most geographically dispersed in manufacturing. The company annually purchases more than $50 billion in goods and services from more than 23,000 suppliers that employ more than 1.2 million people around the world.

"Kaman Aerospace is extremely pleased to be recognized as a Boeing Supplier of the Year for our engineering expertise and services in support of a number of Boeing programs. Our team has and continues to provide value added cost saving solutions for Boeing across the 747 and 787 platforms. We are very proud of our engineering capabilities and very grateful to Boeing for this recognition," stated Greg Steiner, President, Kaman Aerospace Group.

Kaman Engineering Services provides Boeing with highly experienced engineers that can draw on Kaman's knowledge of tooling and manufacturing for metals and composites, producing a manufacturable solution earlier in the program development cycle. Kaman Aerospace Group provides Boeing and other customers with a full range of support; from systems engineering for composites, metals and bondments, including concurrent tooling engineering and fabrication, through final assembly of complex aerostructures, allowing Kaman to provide a compressed development schedule in support of our customers on new programs.

The selection of the winning suppliers was based on statistical measurements of quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support, cost and the ability to anticipate and respond to changing customer requirements.

Kaman Engineering Services was honored in the category of Aerospace Support. For more information on Kaman Engineering Services, visit the company’s official website www.kaman.com.

About Kaman Corporation
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aerostructure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company is a leading distributor of industrial parts, and operates more than 200 customer service centers and five distribution centers across North America. Kaman offers more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, Kaman provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. More information is available at www.kaman.com.


Kaman Corporation
Eric Remington
VP, Investor Relations