to Excellence 2003
NASA New England
Outreach Center Honors Small Business,
President, A&M Electronics, received the NASA New England Outreach
Center's "Commitment to Excellence" Award at an awards
ceremony culminating NASA's 12th Annual Technology and Business
Conference held in Albany, New York.
A&M Electronics was recognized for outstanding subcontractor
support to Raytheon Company in its contacting role to NASA in meeting
its mission requirements.
defines the concept of a value-added reseller. They expend the extra
effort to expedite quotes and deliveries, follow up with their suppliers
to ensure timely deliveries. They do their homework and provide
all technical details that requestors need to make sound decisions
regarding models or manufacturers of required products. They voluntarily
tell if the model number being requested is about to be discontinued,
and then they suggest a replacement model at the same or lower price
which offers identical or improved functionality. They can find
prices which beat catalog prices on electronic parts. A&M Electronics
is a certified small disadvantaged, woman owned business.
presentation at Johnson Space Center will be held to commend the
The NASA Technology
and Business Annual Conference featured technology and procurement
opportunities, discussions and networking between representatives
from NASA, prime contractors, and small, disadvantaged, minority
and woman-owned businesses. The conference was coordinated by the
NASA Business Outreach Program, NASA's New England Outreach Center
which is managed by the Center for Technology Commercialization,
CTC. CTC is also the Northeast Regional Technology Transfer Center
for NASA, which is one of six such NASA Centers. CTC's primary mission
is to help provide nationwide access to NASA-developed technology
and applications for industry commercialization.
Photo: L to R: Phil Ardanuy, Raytheon Corporation,
accepted from Glenn W. Wright, Director, NASA New England Outreach
Center, the Commitment to Excellence award for A&M Electronics.