Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components for RF and power applications, was awarded Platinum Premier Supplier status at Rockwell Collins’ 2013 Annual Supplier Conference, held on March 6, 2013 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Rockwell Collins, a developer and provider of communication and aviation electronic solutions for commercial and government applications, awarded Gowanda Electronics the highest level in its Trusted Supplier Program to recognize and reward Gowanda’s meeting the highest level of quality, delivery, and business alignment in its supply of high-performance inductors to the company.

Gowanda Electronics’ President, Don McElheny said, “This award from Rockwell Collins – a nearly five billion dollar company – draws attention to Gowanda’s outstanding abilities, technologies and expertise in the development and supply of inductor components to major players in aerospace, defense and commercial markets. It is gratifying to be recognized for our achievements and we look forward to expanding our excellent relationship with Rockwell Collins in the months and years ahead.”

Platinum Premier Suppliers are given special access to business opportunities with Rockwell Collins including access to executive leadership and program design teams, badge access to the company’s facilities, preferred engineering supplier/part list status, preferred status for future sourcing decisions, and payment term consideration.