L3 Communication Systems-West Receives Distinguished 2017 Utah Manufacturer of the Year Award
SALT LAKE CITY, December 7, 2017 – L3 Communication Systems-West (L3 CS-West) announced today that it has received the 2017 Utah Manufacturer of the Year Award for its manufacturing operations. The Utah Manufacturers Association presented this distinguished award to Andy Ivers, President of both L3's Broadband Communications sector and CS-West, in a ceremony at the division's Salt Lake City facility on November 11. L3 also received an Honorable Mention for the state's Workforce Development Excellence Award category. The winning criteria included L3's commitment to manufacturing excellence, its involvement in the local community and its contribution to national defense.
"We are extremely honored to be recognized with this prestigious accolade, which is a testament to our unwavering commitment to our customers," said Mr. Ivers. "With over one million square feet of world-class engineering and manufacturing facilities, L3's Salt Lake City operation continues to invest in the employees and infrastructure needed to provide the most reliable and secure communications solutions possible in support of our warfighters' evolving needs."
L3 CS-West, which is a part of the Broadband Communications sector within the company's Communication Systems business segment, is a leader in communication systems for high-performance networks, including intelligence collection, imagery processing and satellite communications for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other customers. The company provides high data rate, wideband, secure, real-time communication systems for surveillance and reconnaissance. To learn more about L3 CS-West, please visit the company's website at www.L3T.com/CSW.
Headquartered in New York City, L3 Technologies employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide and is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. The company reported 2016 sales of $10.5 billion. To learn more about L3, please visit the company's website at www.L3T.com.
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