PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 8 /CNW/ - DRS Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: DRS)
supply chain executive council (SCEC) recently honored four companies by
bestowing them with supplier excellence awards for their outstanding
performance and dedication to DRS. The company announced the winners and
distributed the awards during its annual SCEC conference.
The supplier excellence awards were divided into four categories. The
categories include: the Interconnect Award, the Hardware Award, the Circuit
Card Assemblies Award, and the Small Business Award.
The four winning companies included: Interstate Connecting Components,
Inc. based in Moorestown, New Jersey received the Interconnect Award,
Electronic Fasteners, Inc. based in Sanford, Florida received the Hardware
Award, Jabil Defense & Aerospace Services based in St. Petersburg, Florida
received the Circuit Card Assemblies Award, and TJK Products based in Islip
Terrace, New York received the Small Business Award.
The SCEC was established in April 2004. It is a corporate-driven peer
group directed by Al Moran, vice president of DRS' strategic supply chain
initiatives, and consists of 14 employees from the company's four business
segments, and the corporate headquarters' contracts and compliance, legal, and
This is DRS' first time presenting supplier excellence awards. The
council's commodity buying groups (CBG) were implemented approximately two
years ago. Since then the CBGs have regularly met and evaluated the company's
supply chain programs and suppliers.
The SCEC chose the winners based on detailed data concerning product
quality, product on-time delivery, customer service, and overall business
feedback from the company's manufacturing facilities.
"These awards are intended to congratulate those very special and high
performing companies that help DRS deliver crucial and significant products
and systems to America's warfighters and homeland defense agencies," said
Moran. "These forces rely on our commitment to provide them with fair-priced,
quickly-deliverable, quality services. These four companies are in sync with
the corporation's supply chain initiatives and high standards and are true
DRS Technologies, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, is a leading
supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces,
intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. The company employs
approximately 10,000 people. For more information about DRS Technologies,
please visit the company's web site at www.drs.com.
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