Lockheed Martin Recognizes Small Business Suppliers Making Big Achievements

Lockheed Martin Recognizes Small Business Suppliers Making Big Achievements

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 12:00pm

CONTENT: Press Release

Orlando, Fla., May 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Two local Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) business areas, Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) and Mission Systems and Training (MST), recognized 22 small business suppliers, out of thousands from across the nation, who have made extraordinary contributions to the company’s products and services.

For the past 20 years, Lockheed Martin annually celebrates small business suppliers providing quality goods and services and outstanding support. The 2015 awardees will receive their recognition in a special ceremony held during National Small Business Week.

“The challenges we face in the marketplace with our customers require us to develop innovative solutions that meet our customers’ expectations in both performance and affordability,” said Phil Goslin, vice president of global supply chain at Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training.  “In doing so, it is essential that we partner and collaborate with a diverse supply base to deliver these innovative solutions.”

“Lockheed Martin’s small business partners are critical to manufacturing products used to support customer missions around the world,” said Pat Sunderlin, vice president of global supply chain at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. “We recognize and value our suppliers’ commitment to quality and accountability.”

For their work in 2014, the outstanding small business providers are (organized by state):

  • Avans Machine, Inc., Scottsboro, Alabama
  • Whaley Construction Company, Troy, Alabama
  • AMC, Inc., Camden, Arkansas
  • Flame Enterprises, Chatsworth, California
  • Carbon by Design, Oceanside, California
  • Pacific Lock Company, Valencia, California
  • Research Electro-Optics, Boulder, Colorado
  • Assembly Fasteners, Inc., Apopka, Florida
  • Precision Metal Industries, Pompano Beach, Florida
  • LNO, Inc., Evans, Georgia
  • Force 3, Crofton, Maryland
  • Horstman, Inc., Sterling Heights, Michigan
  • Richlind Metal Fabricators, Chaska, Minnesota
  • Port Electronics Corporation, Salem, New Hampshire
  • Aviation Ground Equipment Company, Freeport, New York
  • Pathfinder Industries, Fulton, New York
  • Assured Information Security, Inc., Rome, New York
  • Cv International, Inc., Bend, Oregon
  • BG & S Peening and Consulting, LLC, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
  • TEVET,LLC, Mosheim, Tennessee
  • KIHOMAC, Layton, Utah
  • USIDC, Fairfax, Virginia

About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 112,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2014 were $45.6 billion.

Media Contacts:

Geneva Greene (MST)
(571) 326-8372

Melissa Hilliard (MFC)
(407) 356-5351