PALMDALE, Calif. — Senior Systems Technology, Inc., a premier provider of high-end electronic manufacturing services, today announced that it has received the prestigious Boeing Supplier of the Year award in the Electronics / Hydraulics / Mechanical category. Senior Systems was one of 11 companies honored recently at Boeing’s annual supplier award ceremony.

“We are pleased to recognize the achievements of these 11 suppliers for reaching extraordinary levels of performance and quality, and becoming the best in the Boeing supply chain,” said master of ceremonies Steve Schaffer, functional leader of Supplier Management for Boeing and vice president and general manager of Global Partners, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “Boeing’s ongoing commitment to working together with our partners helps us meet the high standards for quality, productivity and efficiency that our customers deserve and our competitive business environment demands.”

Since 1999, Senior Systems has performed manufacturing, assembly and testing for the Boeing Combat Survivor Evader Locator (CSEL), Hand Held Radio program.

Senior Systems “Receiving this award is a great honor and achievement for Senior Systems Technology,” said Craig Abernethy, Senior Program Manager at Senior Systems. “We are very proud to support Boeing and the Armed Services as part of the CSEL team.”

The companies named 2006 Boeing Suppliers of the Year were selected from a field of more than 27,000 Boeing suppliers in nearly 100 countries. Awards were presented in 11 categories: Avionics, Electronics/Hydraulic/Mechanical, Major Structures, Purchased Outside Production, Common Aerospace Commodities, Aerospace Support, Non-Production/Shared Service Group, Technology, Diversity/Small Woman Business Enterprise, Diversity/Small Minority Business Enterprise, Diversity/Boeing Protege.

The winning suppliers were chosen on the basis of statistical measurements of quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support and cost during a 12-month period up to September 2006. They also were evaluated on their ability to anticipate and respond to changing customer requirements.

For more information on the Boeing Supplier of the Year award or to see a complete list of award recipients, visit

Founded in 1982, Senior Systems provides a variety of high-end electronic manufacturing services, including electronic assembly, product integration, testing, TRACS quality data management, design for manufacturability, and total order fulfillment. In addition to the defense industry, this Small Business Administration-registered company serves a diverse set of industries including aviation, automotive, wireless, medical, power, gaming, telecommunications, industrial components, computing, data communication and consumer products.

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