Pacamor Kubar Bearings Wins Government Supplier Award

July 10, 2007—Pacamor Kubar Bearings (PKB), was honored by the Defense Supply Center Richmond as one of the government's best suppliers at an Automated Best Value System award ceremony held during the center's annual business conference in June.

PKB accepted the bronze metal from the commander of the supply center, Navy Rear Adm. Mark Heinrich.

The company supplies miniature and instrument ball bearings for aerospace applications to the Department of Defense and other government agencies.

"We are very proud that our quality standards are comparable to those of the major players in the aerospace industry." says Edward M. Osta, executive vice president.  

According to the company's press release, firms that qualify as Automated Best Value System medalists have met stringent quality and delivery requirements established by the Defense Logistics Agency.  The Automated Best Value computerized system collects a vendor's past performance data
and translates it into a numeric score, ranging from zero to 100.

To be eligible, vendors must have shipped 10 or more contract lines for DSCR during a 12-month rating period. To qualify for a gold medal, a contractor must have a score of 100.  Those who receive a score of 99.0 to 99.9 earn a silver award.  Vendors with a scores ranging from 98.0 to 98.9 earn a bronze metal.  In addition, vendors must have a DLA rating of 95 or better.

In October 2004, DSCR became the Defense Logistics Agency's aviations supply and demand chain manger.  With this expanded responsibility, DSCR serves within the Department of Defense supply-chain as the primary source of supply for more than 1.2 million repair parts and operating supply items, with a core mission of supplying products with a direct application to aviation.  These items include a mix of military-unique items supporting over 1,300 major weapons systems and other items readily available in the commercial market.  DSCR's primary customers are the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines.  The center also supports other government agencies, such as the U.S. Postal Service, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, U.S. Forestry Service and Department of Transportation.


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