DLA business partners are honored.The Defense Logistics Agency Noun 1. Defense Logistics Agency - a logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense; provides worldwide support for military missions
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department presented its annual Business Alliance Awards Jan. 18 in Springfield, VA.
Vendor Excellence: Awarded to companies that have demonstrated overall excellence in superior product quality, on-time delivery, superior customer service, reliability, dependability dependability - software reliability , 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 Virginia Beach, resort city (1990 pop. 393,069), independent and in no county, SE Va., on the Atlantic coast; inc. 1906. In 1963, Princess Anne co. and the former small town of Virginia Beach were merged, giving the present city an area of 302 sq mi (782 sq km). , VA. (small business)
* Underground Pipeline Inc., Fort Atkinson Fort Atkinson is the name of three locations in the United States:
* Interconnect (1) To attach one device to another.
(2) A physical port (plug, socket) or wireless port (transmitter, receiver) used to attach one device to another. Wiring LP, Fort Worth, TX. (women-owned small business)