Cicoil has been awarded Raytheon Integrated Defense System’s (IDS) highest award for Supplier Excellence – the prestigious 5-Star Award. Cicoil received the award from Raytheon IDS President Dr. Thomas Kennedy at a ceremony held at the Wyndham Hotel in Andover, Massachusetts on April 13, 2011. Cicoil was recognized for having perfect 100% quality and delivery scores in 2010, and also for demonstrating a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.
Pictured L to R: Dr. Thomas Kennedy – Raytheon IDS President; Howard Lind – Cicoil CEO; Rich Buchicchio – Cicoil Sales Mgr.; Sam Rose – Raytheon IDS VP of Integrated Supply Chain
Raytheon measures its suppliers based on three important criteria: Quality, On-Time Delivery, and demonstrated commitment to Continuous Improvement. Cicoil was one of only 14 Raytheon suppliers, out of more the thousands, to receive this prestigious award. “Our unique high-flex cable assemblies provide an unprecedented level of technological capability for Raytheon’s missile products,” said Cicoil’s CEO Howard Lind. “We are extremely pleased to be honored by Raytheon with this prestigious award. IDS has over thousands of suppliers, and to be recognized as one of only 14 suppliers to receive a 5-Star Award is a tremendous achievement. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of every Cicoil employee, as we continuously strive to provide the highest quality, combined with responsive, on-time delivery. The entire Cicoil team thanks Raytheon for recognizing our company for our hard work, and for our outstanding results.”
Cicoil high-performance cable assemblies are utilized in many of Raytheon’s advanced missile systems, including AIM-9X Sidewinder, RAM Missile, EKV, and Patriot (Raytheon IDS) Missile systems.
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