Mini-Circuits is recognized as a top-performing supplier to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) with a 2018 Supplier Performance Award, GA-ASI announced.
The Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) and radar manufacturer lists Mini-Circuits among the exceptional performers that achieved a 100 percent quality rating and a 98 percent or better on-time delivery rating through the calendar year of 2018. Out of 1,191 GA-ASI suppliers, only 71—or the top 6 percent—received this year’s Supplier Performance Awards.
“GA-ASI’s success is based largely on our highly skilled and dependable supply chain,” David R. Alexander, president of GA-ASI, said in a press release. “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.”
Mini-Circuits is the only New York City-based supplier to receive an award, providing more than 100 components across several GA-ASI lines in 2018.
“We have worked extremely hard to establish a culture of quality,” said Ted Heil, President of Mini-Circuits. “That includes paying attention to the details, delivering exceptional customer service and striving for continuous improvement. Our team is proud of Mini-Circuits’ relationship with General Atomics and excited to receive this recognition.”
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.