13 GA-ASI Suppliers Recognized with Supplier Excellence Awards

SAN DIEGO – 25 July 2018 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI) has honored 13 suppliers with the company’s annual Supplier Excellence 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, Aircraft Systems, 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 13 companies we recognized with this year’s awards.”

Awards have been given to the following suppliers: AC & A LLC, Lake Forest, Calif; Ballard Technology, Everett, Wash; Cone Drive Operations, Travers City, Mich; Cytec Solvay Group, Anaheim, Calif; Data Device Corporation, Bohemia, N.Y.; Elma Electronic Inc., Fremont, Calif; Global Aviation, Norcross, Ga; Microwave Development Laboratories, Needham Heights, Mass; PDI Ground Support Systems Inc., Solon, Ohio; Preco Inc., Burbank, Calif; Schrillo Company LLC, North Hills, Calif; Technology Marketing Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah; and Specialty Materials Inc., Lowell, Mass.

The GA-ASI Supplier Excellence Awards recognize outstanding suppliers who sustained a 100% quality and on-time delivery performance rating for calendar year 2017. A total of 1,129 production suppliers across all product lines were eligible to receive this special recognition. Awards were presented this year to the top 1% of our supply base.

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.

For more information contact:

Melissa Haynes
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
+1 (858) 524-8108

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