DLA business partners are honored.
Vendor Excellence: Awarded to companies that have demonstrated overall excellence in superior product quality, on-time delivery, superior customer service, reliability, dependability, consistency and accuracy.
* Pima Valve Inc., Chandler, AZ. (small business)
* Mesa Machinery Services Inc., Estero, FL. (small disadvantaged business)
* Tiger Natural Gas Inc., Tulsa, OK. (women-owned small business)
* Belleville Shoe Manufacturing Co., Belleville, IL. (large business)
Innovative Business Performer of the Year: Awarded to companies that have undertaken risks associated with innovative business practices (shared production, electronic commerce, prime vendor, quick response, etc.) and that meet the Vendor Excellence Award criteria.
* Atlantic Diving Systems Inc., Virginia Beach, VA. (small business)
* Underground Pipeline Inc., Fort Atkinson, WI. (small disadvantaged business)
* Interconnect Wiring LP, Fort Worth, TX. (women-owned small business)