Ducommun Receives Raytheon 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award


Ducommun Receives Raytheon 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ducommun Incorporated (NYS: DCO) has been recognized for its quality and performance by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). Raytheon has conferred its 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award for 2011 to Ducommun's operation in Berryville, Ark. The Berryville plant, part of the Ducommun LaBarge Technologies business unit, manufactures complex wiring harness assemblies that support various defense programs for Raytheon.

"We are privileged to support the sophisticated technology that Raytheon supplies our warfighters. We're proud of our Berryville team and their commitment to quality. It's an honor to receive Raytheon's 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award," said Tony Reardon, chairman, president and chief executive officer.

Raytheon IDS instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Award program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service. Award candidates are judged on certain criteria, including overall quality, on-time delivery and demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement. Ducommun LaBarge Technologies was one of 74 companies recognized by Raytheon for 4-Star honors.

About Ducommun Incorporated

Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace, defense, and other industries through a wide spectrum of electronic and structural applications. The company is an established supplier of critical components and assemblies for commercial aircraft and military and space vehicles as well as for the energy market, medical field, and industrial automation. It operates through two primary business units - Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) and Ducommun LaBarge Technologies (DLT). Additional information can be found at www.ducommun.com.

Statements contained in this press release regarding other than recitation of historical facts are forward-looking statements.These statements are identified by words such as "may," "will," " begin," " look forward," "expect," "believe," "intend," "anticipate," "should", "potential," "estimate," "continue," "momentum" and other words referring to events to occur in the future. These statements reflect Company's current view of future events and are based on its assessment of, and are subject to, a variety of risks and uncertainties beyond its control, including, but not limited to, the state of the world financial, credit, commodities and stock markets, any difficulties, delays or failure in, or unanticipated costs of, realizing the expected synergies of the LaBarge acquisition, and uncertainties regarding the Company, its businesses and the industries in which it operates, which are described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The Company is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Ducommun Incorporated
Joseph P. Bellino
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Chris Witty
Investor Relations

KEYWORDS: United States North America Arkansas California


The article Ducommun Receives Raytheon 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award originally appeared on Fool.com.

Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Copyright © 1995 - 2012 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.