Brockton, MA – May 23, 2011 – SIE Computing Solutions, Inc. (www.sie-cs.com), a provider of rugged electronic systems for mission-critical and performance-critical embedded computing platforms deployed in harsh environments, has been recognized for its quality and performance by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems with a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award. SIE recently received the award at a ceremony held in Andover, Mass. on April 13.
Raytheon recognizes its suppliers based on three important factors: on-time delivery measures, sustained performance on quality, and commitment to continuous process and quality improvement. AS9100-certified, SIE Computing Solutions expanded its Lean Manufacturing initiative that addresses operational streamlining across all departments in 2010. This intensified focus on continuous improvement efforts joins the project-wide quality measures that have been a hallmark of SIE’s 40-year history serving the military market and helps to improve program management and integration for Raytheon and other customers.
SIE’s rich history with Raytheon includes its work as a partner in numerous programs over a wide variety of defense sectors. These include the NATO SeaSparrow missile, the DDG 1000 and the SPY3 (Navy radar).
“SIE’s commitment to quality is something we take very seriously,” said Chris Boutilier, president and CEO of SIE Computing Solutions. “Our history with Raytheon has been characterized by a strong and streamlined partnership in delivering mission-critical embedded computing solutions for some of the most demanding environments in the world. With our 2010 AS9100 certification and intensified focus on lean manufacturing, we will continue to work to maintain and improve our level of service as a supplier to Raytheon’s defense projects.”
As a vertically-integrated supplier with full-service capabilities from concept through manufacturing, SIE provides its specialized technical capabilities and commitment to project customization backed by decades of proven performance in delivering high-performance embedded computing products and solutions.
About SIE Computing Solutions
SIE Computing Solutions, Inc. specializes in rugged electronic systems for mission-critical and performance-critical embedded computing platforms deployed in harsh environments. With deep engineering expertise in thermal design, signal integrity, complex interconnection and power management technologies, SIE provides enclosures, backplanes, system integration and custom solutions for VME, VPX, CompactPCI, xTCA, small form factors and more developed with a board-agnostic approach to match the precise specifications and supplier preferences of its customers. As a preferred vendor to the world’s largest defense and industrial companies, SIE customers leverage best-in-class processes from initial concepts, design and development, prototypes, certifications and production.
SIE Computing Solutions has an almost forty-year legacy of providing open architecture systems to the military, transportation, oil & gas exploration, medical, telecommunications and other industrial/emerging markets. SIE Computing Solutions’ facilities are ISO 9001/2008, ISO14001/2004 and AS9100 certified to ensure the delivery of consistently high quality products. Based in Brockton, Massachusetts, SIE Computing Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of S.I.E. AG, a privately-held embedded computing company. For more information, visit www.sie-computing.com, call 1.800.926.8722, or email [email protected].