FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Dec. 4, 2014 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has honored 24 suppliers for their outstanding performance in support of its Global Supplier Diversity Programs (GSDP).
This is the 24th year that Northrop Grumman has recognized its suppliers with World Class Team awards for supporting the GSDP (formerly known as Socio-Economic Business Programs), which strives to ensure that capable small businesses, including small disadvantaged, women-owned, veteran-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned, companies located in historically underutilized business zones, AbilityOne organizations, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender owned concerns and Historically Black Colleges/Universities and Minority Institutions, receive the maximum practicable subcontracting opportunities on all major programs.
The extensive review of suppliers began last summer with awards given to companies demonstrating exceptional support and commitment to the GSDP goals and objectives using criteria such as product, service, quality and record. Other considerations included demonstrated delivery performance, outstanding program support, superior technical achievement and reported cost performance/competitiveness and/or continuous process improvement.
The following suppliers received awards:
|Accurate Machine & Tool Corporation, Madison, Ala.||Control Cable Inc., Windsor Mill, Md.|
|Aero Bending Company, Palmdale, Calif.||Cornet Technology, Inc., Springfield, Va.|
|Aero Chip Inc., Gardena, Calif.||Epoch Concepts LLC, Highlands Ranch, Colo.|
|American City Pest & Termite Inc., Gardena, Calif.||ETA Global, Inc., Palestine, Texas|
|Applied Technology Associates, Albuquerque, N.M.||Forensic Analytical Consulting Services, Hayward, Calif.|
|AREA51 - ESG, Inc., Irvine, Calif.||Globe Engineering Co., Inc., Wichita, Kan.|
|Century Precision Engineering, Inc., Gardena, Calif.||Precision Machine & Manufacturing Company LLC, Grove, Okla.|
|Chemical Strategies, Inc., Anthem, Ariz.||Signal Systems Corporation, Millersville, Md.|
|CHK Industries Inc., Bohemia, N.Y.||Virginia Systems and Technology Inc., Warrenton, Va.|
|Southern Comfort Mowing, Inc., St. Augustine, Fla.||Visioneering Inc., Fraser, Mich.|
|Symbolic Displays, Inc., Santa Ana, Calif.||XaBit Technologies Inc., Columbia, Md.|
|Techsburg, Inc., Christiansburg, Va.|
|TrustedQA, Inc., Reston, Va.|