Schaumburg, Ill. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jun. 12, 2017 —Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA) an industry leader in the design and manufacture of highly-complex electronic and electromechanical devices was recognized for its outstanding performance as a supplier to Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems(IDS), with a 4-Star Supplier award, at the Supplier Excellence Conference held in Boston, Mass. on May 2, 2017.
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, on-time delivery and demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement. A 4-Star recognition is one of the highest levels of recognition a Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business supplier can achieve for excellence in quality and performance, and Sparton was one of 141 companies selected for this prestigious award.
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.
“Raytheon has one of the most rigorous evaluation procedures in the industry. To consistently achieve a high score in their rating system validates our internal processes and demonstrates the dedication our employees have to performance excellence,” said Jamie Shaddix, Group Vice President Mil/Aero Manufacturing Services for Sparton Corporation.
About Sparton Corporation
Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA), now in its 117th year, is a provider of complex and sophisticated electromechanical devices with capabilities that include concept development, industrial design, design and manufacturing engineering, production, distribution, field service, and refurbishment. The primary markets served are Medical & Biotechnology, Military & Aerospace, and Industrial & Commercial. Headquartered in Schaumburg, IL, Sparton currently has thirteen manufacturing locations and engineering design centers worldwide. Sparton’s Web site may be accessed at http://www.sparton.com/.
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