Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements. Award candidates are judged on certain criteria, including overall quality and on-time delivery. Sparton Corporation was one of 66 companies recognized by Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business for 3-Star honors. Sparton’s Plaistow, NH facility supplies sub-assemblies for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, Zumwalt Class Destroyer, and THAAD & AN/TPY-2 Radar Systems programs.
“This is a prestigious honor. To be recognized by a company the caliber of Raytheon year-after-year is a testimony to the performance excellence that we strive for on a daily basis,” said Mike Gaul, Group Vice President Manufacturing and Design Services for Sparton Corporation. “I’d like to thank our employees for their work ethic and dedication to producing consistent quality,” he added.