General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, has presented 71 suppliers with the company’s annual Supplier Performance Awards.
“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 were 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.