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04-01-2010, SCHOTT North America

SCHOTT Awarded Supplier of Excellence from the Night Vision group of ITT Geospacial Systems 2nd Year in a Row

Recognized as a "Top 10" Vendor
April 1, 2010 (Southbridge, Mass.) – For the second year running, SCHOTT’s Lighting and Imaging group, a longtime supplier to defense industry leaders in the field of Night Vision technology, was awarded as a “Supplier of Excellence” by the Night Vision group of ITT Geospacial Systems of Roanoke, VA.

ITT is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of Night Vision equipment and a trusted supplier of the U.S. military.

Based on reliability, including on-time delivery and outstanding quality performance, ITT Geospacial Systems recognizes approximately 10 companies per year to receive “Supplier of Excellence” awards, out of a pool of over 300 vendors. SCHOTT North America, Inc. has been recognized as one of the “Top 10.”

A brief presentation from James Martin, Procurement Manager for ITT Geospacial Systems, was made at SCHOTT’s Southbridge location acknowledging the achievement. “SCHOTT North America is a Six Sigma level supplier, and we are proud to recognize this high-level standard of commitment and demonstrated professionalism in the defense industry,” said Martin.

“This award recognizes SCHOTT’s commitment to reliably and consistently delivering high-quality products and service to our customers. In the defense industry, our applications help to keep our soldiers safer,” says Dr. Heinz Kaiser, Vice President of Lighting & Imaging North America. “I am very proud of the team here in Southbridge who has worked very hard to take home this award two years in a row.”

SCHOTT displays the award in their Manufacturing area for all employees.

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