rockwell collins names mini-circuits as 2018 top supplier

March 8, 2018

Rockwell Collins has named Mini-Circuits of Brooklyn, New York, as its top supplier and President’s Award winner for 2018. The award was presented at the Rockwell Collins Supplier Conference on March 6.
“Mini-Circuits has been one of our key suppliers for more than 30 years,” said Wayne Flory, vice president of Material & Supply for Rockwell Collins. “Their strong obsolescence management plan was a major factor in why they were selected as our President’s Award recipient, as well as our Electronic Component Supplier of the Year.”
Mini-Circuits is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of RF and microwave components and systems for commercial, industrial, medical, space and military applications from DC to 50 GHz. Mini-Circuits’ 27 product lines comprise thousands of off-the-shelf and custom models supporting more than 20,000 customers worldwide.
A model for the Rockwell Collins supply base, the President’s Award winner best exhibits the five core supply chain values: quality, delivery, total cost of ownership, lead time and customer service. In addition, this award winner continuously meets and exceeds performance metrics to improve and empower excellence for the future.
In addition to the President’s Award, Rockwell Collins also recognized supplier excellence in the areas of relationships, commitment and innovation, which align with Rockwell Collins’ vision and corporate values. This year’s Vision & Values award recipients include:
Shennan Circuits Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, China
Avnet, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
AeroAntenna Technology, Inc., Chatsworth, California
Supplier of the Year Awards were also presented to the following nine companies that made significant contributions in their respective categories:
EUROAVIONICS USA, Sarasota, Florida
•Corporate/Employee Services
Executive Technology, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
•Development & Engineering Services
AKKA Technologies, Paris, France
•Electrical Build to Print
Samtec, Inc., New Albany, Indiana
•Electronic Components
Mini-Circuits, Brooklyn, New York
•Facilities Support Services
TEK Products, Long Lake, Minnesota
•Manufacturing & Product Support
APX Plastics, Inc., Arlington, Texas
•Mechanical Build to Print
Moldtronics, Inc., Downers Grove, Illinois
•Value Add Suppliers
Apollo Aerospace Components, Moonachie, New Jersey