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Banneker Industries Honored With Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon

6th Consecutive Award for the Supply Chain Management Provider

North Smithfield, R.I. (July 2, 2014) – Banneker Industries, a supply chain management solutions provider, earned their sixth consecutive Supplier Excellence award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems.

Banneker was recognized for outstanding on-time delivery, quality performance, and continuous improvement programs in providing integrated third-party logistics services, as well as supplying military electronics, hardware, aerospace metals and complex kits for Raytheon programs.

 Pictured L to R: Robert Curbeam, Raytheon IDS; Cheryl W. Snead, Banneker Industries; Michael Shaughnessy, Raytheon IDS

For the past six years, Raytheon has recognized the best performance from among its 10,000 suppliers, and fewer than 10 companies have consecutively received its supplier excellence award since its inception.

Cheryl W. Snead, Banneker President & CEO, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

“This award is a testament to our ability to solve complex supply chain problems and deliver quality solutions on time and on budget," said Snead. “We are incredibly proud of our team and their commitment to excellence; this is, without a doubt, a team award.”

For 22 years, Banneker has supported numerous Raytheon programs across all four of its business units throughout the U.S.

Banneker offers integrated logistics and supply chain management services including value-added warehousing, procurement, inspection, kitting, distribution, packaging and fulfillment, onsite services and more. It is one of the leading disadvantaged, minority and woman-owned small businesses in the country. For more information, visit


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

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