Acopian Power Supplies, a leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of standard, modified-standard and custom power supplies, today announced that it received a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award for 2014 from Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. Over 180 supplier partners, that support the IDS business, were recognized for outstanding performance. The award was presented at Raytheon's Supplier Appreciation Event, held June 4, 2014 at Raytheon's Andover, Massachusetts facility. Acopian Power Supply had won the 3-Star Supplier Excellence Award in 2013.
Raytheon's IDS business instituted the Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements. Award candidates were judged on specific criteria, including overall quality, on-time delivery, process improvement initiatives, innovation, and success in meeting or exceeding safety standards. This places Acopian among the top 0.5% of the 10,000 Raytheon suppliers. The Four-Star requirements for quality and delivery are 97%, and Acopian achieved 100% delivery and 100% quality scores.
"The entire Acopian team is again honored to be recognized with a Raytheon Supplier Excellence Award," stated Alex Karapetian, director of sales and marketing for Acopian, upon accepting the award. "Achieving a 4-Star rating is a tribute to everyone at Acopian's ongoing commitment to excellence in customer service and product quality. For over 60 years, Acopian has supported the defense industry's most stringent requirements for reliable, state-of-the industry power supplies. We are proud to be members of Raytheon's award-winning team."