L3Harris Technologies Selects SkyWater Technology Foundry as Supplier of the Year for Program Execution Excellence

SkyWater recognized as a valued business partner, enhancing the success of L3Harris programs and the customers they serve

 BLOOMINGTON, MN, August 6, 2019SkyWater Technology Foundry, the trusted innovation partner for tomorrow’s most advanced technology solutions, today announced it has received a Small Business Supplier of the Year award for Program Execution Excellence from L3Harris Technologies, a leading global aerospace and defense technology innovator. Skywater has been recognized as a best-in-class supplier that represents L3Harris’ Core Values and a partner which is dedicated to driving business growth. The company received high ratings and multiple maximum scores across all five performance areas including cost, technical, quality, schedule and business assessment. SkyWater excelled in technical contributions and maintained rapid response times to RFQs, change orders, forecast updates and invoice submissions.

SkyWater’s Technology Foundry model combines manufacturing of advanced technologies with an agile development environment in the same U.S.-based facility. This unique capability provides L3Harris with quick responsiveness to meet its product requirements and a seamless transition and fast ramp from development to production.

According to L3Harris Technologies, “SkyWater’s beyond state of the art technology and groundbreaking contributions to the advancement of microelectronics fabrication enabled innovative wafer processing solutions to  deliver a unique product which impressed our customer. The team at SkyWater collaborated extremely well with the L3Harris team, maximizing program success and exceeding our customer’s expectations.”

“We are honored to be recognized by an innovation leader such as L3Harris Technologies,” said Thomas Sonderman, SkyWater President.  “We are continually focused on driving operational excellence to improve our customer’s outcomes and in turn, enhance the relationships they have with the customers they serve. We look forward to continuing to grow our relationship as a trusted supplier for L3Harris.”

About SkyWater Technology Foundry

SkyWater is a solely U.S.-based and owned, DMEA-accredited Technology Foundry, providing custom design and development services, exclusive design IP, and volume manufacturing for integrated circuits and micro devices. The Company’s world-class operations and unique processing capabilities enable mixed-signal CMOS, rad-hard and ROIC solutions. SkyWater’s Innovation Engineering Services empower development of superconducting and 3D ICs, along with carbon nanotube, photonic and MEMS devices. SkyWater serves customers in growing markets such as aerospace & defense, automotive, cloud & computing, consumer, industrial, IoT and medical. For more information, please visit: www.skywatertechnology.com/.

SkyWater Company Contact: Ross Miller | 952.851.5063 | ross.miller@skywatertechnology.com
SkyWater Media Contact: Lauri Julian | 949.280.5602 | lauri.julian@skywatertechnology.com

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