REDONDO BEACH, Calif., April 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today presented Gold Supplier awards to 49 companies that routinely demonstrated excellence in product quality, on-time delivery, competitive pricing and other value-added services in 2007.
Those firms were recognized by Northrop Grumman's Space Technology sector at its annual Supplier Day conference in Long Beach, Calif. The day-long conference had the theme of a Trusted Supplier Base - Partnering for Success.
"Our suppliers play a pivotal role in helping achieve our sector's vision, which is to be the most trusted provider of systems and technologies that ensure the security and freedom of our nation and its allies," said Alexis Livanos, corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman's Space Technology sector. "By fostering innovation, collaboration and trust in our suppliers, they become essential team members who share in our commitment to delivering superior program performance."
Northrop Grumman Space Technology's rigorous Supplier Rating Program requires suppliers and subcontractors to participate in an ongoing performance assessment. Gold suppliers are selected on the basis of a scorecard that rates each supplier's management, quality, technical, schedule and financial performance.
Companies receiving Gold Awards were: Subcontracts Anaren Microwave, Inc. East Syracuse, N.Y. ATK Space Systems Inc. Goleta, Calif., and Magna, Utah BAE Systems National Security Solutions, Inc. Burlington, Mass. Cadence Design Systems, Inc. Cary, N.C. Commercial Microwave Technology Inc. Rancho Cordova, Calif. DelMar Associates Inc. Lake Ridge, Va. Freescale Semiconductor Inc. Austin, Texas General Dynamics AIS Yipsilani, Mich. Geologics Corporation Valencia, Calif. Hilton Valve, Inc. Redmond, Wash. Honeywell, Inc. Glendale, Ariz. Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems Aurora, Colo. SEAKR Engineering Centennial, Colo. Sunrise Technologies Inc. Folsom, Calif. ViaSat Inc. Carlsbad, Calif. Procurement Actel Corporation Mountain View, Calif. Adesta Torrance, Calif. Aeroflex Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, Colo. Agilent Technologies Inc. Englewood, Colo. Allan Aircraft Supply Co., LLC North Hollywood, Calif. Analog Devices Greensboro, N.C. APR Consulting Inc. Diamond Bar, Calif. Aramark Irvine, Calif. Bob Lewis Machine Co., Inc. Gardena, Calif. Caraway & Cuckler Engineering Culver City, Calif. CB Mfg. & Eng. Inc. Santa Ana, Calif. CCS Presentation Systems, Los Angeles CDW Vernon Hills, Ill. Chemical Strategies Phoenix Coast/ACM Los Angeles Crater Industries, LLC Valencia, Calif. Equipment Management Technology Las Vegas Furno Company Pomona, Calif. Halo Industries Inc. Huntington Beach, Calif. Hurlen Corp. Santa Fe Springs, Calif. IQNavigator Denver Jackson Aerospace Inc. Gardena, Calif. Kemet Electronics Corp. Simpsonville, S.C. Micro Mode Products Inc. El Cajon, Calif. Micro-Coax Pottstown, Penn. Praxair Wilmington, Calif. Q-Tech Corp. Culver City, Calif. SEAIT, LLC Mesa, Ariz. Sensormatic Electronics Boca Raton, Fla. SV Microwave West Palm Beach, Fla. Unisource Solutions Pico Rivera, Calif. VAC Enterprises Inc. Cockeysville, Md. Veridiam Advanced EDM Poway, Calif. YLA Inc. Benicia, Calif.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $32 billion global defense and technology company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.
CONTACT: Bob Bishop Northrop Grumman Space Technology 310.812.5227 310.251.0261 (cell) email@example.com