71 GA-ASI Suppliers Recognized with Supplier Excellence Awards

SAN DIEGO – 29 April 2019 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has presented 71 suppliers with the company’s annual Supplier Performance Awards. The awards recognize outstanding quality and delivery performance. GA-ASI is a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions.

“GA-ASI’s success is based largely on our highly skilled and dependable supply chain,” said David R. Alexander, president, GA-ASI. “Our suppliers are companies that are committed to sustaining GA-ASI and our line of life-saving, highly reliable RPA for customers throughout the world. We’d like to thank all our suppliers for their dedicated service and commitment to excellence, especially the 71 companies we recognized with this year’s awards.”

The GA-ASI Supplier Performance Awards are presented in two categories, recognizing “Supplier of the Year” for companies achieving 100% quality and on-time delivery performance, and “Exceptional Performers” for companies that sustained a 100% quality and 98% or better on-time delivery performance rating for calendar year 2018. A total of 1,191 production suppliers across all product lines were eligible to receive this special recognition. Awards were presented this year to the top 6% of GA-ASI’s supply base.

The following suppliers were recognized as Supplier of the Year: Ballard Technology, Everett, Wash.; Marvel Aero International Inc., Lake Forest, Calif.; Air Rover Inc., Tyler, Texas; Data Device Corporation, Bohemia, N.Y.; Industrial Tectonics Bearings, Compton, Calif.; RFMW LTD, San Jose, Calif.; Aviation Devices and Electronic Components LLC, Fort Worth, Texas; Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, Ashburn, Va.; VPT Inc., Bothell, Wash.; KGS Electronics, Arcadia, Calif.; EEG Enterprises, Inc., Farmingdale, N.Y.; TestVonics Inc., Peterborough, N.H.

The following suppliers were recognized as Exceptional Performers receiving Gold Level Recognition: Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co., El Cajon, Calif.; Desser Tire & Rubber Co. LLC, Montebello, Calif.; Flow Technology, Tempe, Ariz.; Dynamic Solutions Systems Inc., San Marcos, Calif.; CYTEC Engineered Materials (SOLVAY), Greenville, Texas; PIC Wire & Cable Supply, Sussex, Wis.; Lark Engineering Co., Anaheim, Calif.; W L Gore & Associates Inc., Landenberg, Pa.; Minco Product, Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.; Noisewave Corporation, Whippany, N.J.; SV Microwave Inc., West Palm Beach, Fla.; Phoenix International, Orange, Calif.; Masco Service Corporation, Grapevine, Texas; Applied Avionics Inc., Fort Worth, Texas; Microwave Photonic Systems Inc., Westchester, Pa.; Mosites Rubber Co. Inc., Fort Worth, Texas; Bree Engineering Corp., San Marcos, Calif.; Shakespeare Company Composites, Columbia, S.C.; GPS Source Inc., Pueblo, Colo.; Broadax Systems Inc., Ontario, Calif.; American Microwave Corporation, Frederick, Md.; Challenger Aviation Products Inc., Vandalia, Ohio; Schrillo Company LLC, North Hills, Calif.; ITT Shared Services, Valencia, Calif.

The following suppliers were recognized as Exceptional Performers receiving Silver Level Recognition: Daniels Manufacturing Corporation, Orlando, Fla.; XRP Inc., South Gate, Calif.; Plastifab San Diego, Poway, Calif.; Forest City Gear, Roscoe, Ill.; Scientific Components Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Cornucopia Tool & Plastics Inc., Paso Robles, Calif.; DNF Controls, Northridge, Calif.; DVI Gear, Marietta, Ga.; Triton Manufacturing Co. Inc., Monee, Ill.; Endurance Technologies Inc., South St. Paul, Minn.; AGM Container Controls Inc., Tucson, Ariz.; David Clark Co. Inc., Worcester, Mass.; Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Cerritos, Calif.; Applied Optical Systems, Plano, Texas; Voss Industries Inc., Cleveland, Ohio; U.S. Circuit Inc., Escondido, Calif.; Manzke Machine, Inc., Escondido, Calif.; STACO Systems, Irvine, Calif.; Intercomp Company, Medina, Minn.; Plascore Inc., Zeeland, Mich.; EMCORE Corporation, Alhambra, Calif.; Quell Corporation, Albuquerque, N.M.; Caster Technology Corporation, Garden Grove, Calif.; Thor electronics, Salinas, Calif.; B+B Smartworx, Ottawa, Ill.; Hughes Circuits Inc., San Marcos, Calif.; 4 Star Electronics Inc., San Clemente, Calif.; L3 Narda-ATM, Patchogue, N.Y.; Digitron Electronics, Montebello, Calif.; Thermal Structures Inc., Corona, Calif.; Hotstart Inc., Spokane, Wash.; Emhiser Tele-Tech Inc., Belgrade, Mont.; Fabricated Components Corporation, Orange, Calif.; Perry Technology Corporation, New Hartford, Conn.; KVM Switches On Line, LLC., Lafayette, Colo.

About GA-ASI

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is the leading designer and manufacturer of proven, reliable Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems, including the Predator® RPA series and the Lynx® Multi-mode Radar. With more than five million flight hours, GA-ASI provides long-endurance, mission-capable aircraft with integrated sensor and data link systems required to deliver persistent flight that enables situational awareness and rapid strike. The company also produces a variety of ground control stations and sensor control/image analysis software, offers pilot training and support services, and develops meta-material antennas. For more information, visit www.ga-asi.com.

Predator and Lynx are registered trademarks of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

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