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Banneker Industries Earns Highest Supplier Performance Award from Raytheon

 5th Consecutive Award for the Supply Chain Management Provider

North Smithfield, R.I. (June 5, 2013) – Banneker Industries, a supply chain management services provider, earned a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Annually, Raytheon recognizes the best from among its 4,000 suppliers, and this is the fifth consecutive year that Banneker has earned the award.

The Supplier Excellence Awards are based on three criteria: On-time delivery, quality assurance, and sustainable continuous improvement programs.

“We are honored to be recognized by Raytheon for our achievements in excellence,” said Cheryl W. Snead, president and CEO. “We pride ourselves on our world-class service, and our dedicated team works to fulfill this promise day in and day out. We manage supply chains with precision so that our customers can focus on what they do best.”

Banneker supports all of Raytheon’s business units including Integrated Defense Systems; Intelligence, Information and Systems; Missile Systems; and Space & Airborne Systems. The company has had contracts with Raytheon for 21 years.

Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Banneker Industries is a world-class provider of supply chain management solutions and delivers value to customers through innovative third-party logistics services. Head-quartered in R.I., Banneker offers value-added warehousing, procurement, inspection, kitting, distribution, packaging and fulfillment, and consulting services. The company is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 certified and incorporates Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement methodologies. Banneker is consistently named among the leading privately held 3PL providers and is a leading disadvantaged, minority and women-owned small business.


Banneker is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and a Women Business Enterprise (WBE)/Women Owned Small Business (WOSB).

AS9100, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified company