W. L. Gore & Associates Inc., has become the first and only electronics manufacturer to receive the Platinum Award from COM DEV International Ltd. – the global designer and manufacturer of space hardware – for its performance in supplying GORE® Microwave/RF Assemblies.

Gore's cable assemblies maintain reliable electrical and mechanical integrity in demanding environments.  This conforms with COM DEV’s position as a world leader in the production of space-qualified passive microwave equipment, specialized electronics and optical subsystems.

COM DEV’s business strategy and success are tied to their ability to deliver reliable, quality products on time.  COM DEV created its Platinum Award for excellence in on-time delivery, quality and supplier relationship performance to align suppliers to their strategy.  Part of the award is based on relationship measurements encompassing 21 categories, making this a challenging and rewarding goal to achieve.

“We are honored to be recognized by COM DEV for providing high-quality microwave/RF assemblies and meeting their delivery requirements. Our focus has been to provide solutions our customers can count on.” said Frank Kilday, product manager at Gore.

“We would like to express our appreciation to Gore for their dedicated commitment and continued support to COM DEV as one of our top-performing suppliers,” said Garry LaCroix, Director, Procurement.