HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA – Manufacturing Technical Solutions (MTS) received the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) 2016 Small Business Prime Contractor Excellence Award.
MTS was recognized for its exemplary support provided to MSFC under the Marshall Integrated Programmatic Support Services (MIPSS) contract in support of the Space Launch System (SLS) Program. MTS is one of seven prime contractors for the MIPSS Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) and prime for three of the five task orders under the MIPSS BPA: Program Planning & Control (PPC), Project Coordination (PC), and Programmatic Subject Matter Expertise (SME).
On behalf of MTS, Mr. Paul Curd, MTS President and Founder, accepted the award which was presented by Mr. Jonathan Pettus, Director of MSFC’s Office of the Chief Information Officer and Mr. Steve Miley, MSFC’s Director of the Office of Procurement. This is the second time within three years that MTS has received the Small Business Prime Contractor Excellence Award.
Regarding the award, Mr. Curd said, “MTS is appreciative of the opportunity to support MSFC, the SLS Program, and NASA’s mission. It is truly an honor to partner with NASA in the development of the world’s most powerful rocket.”
Each year, MSFC recognizes both small and large prime contractors during the semi-annual Marshall Small Business Alliance (MSBA) meeting. This year’s fall MSBA took place on September 22, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville. These awards recognize companies, teams, and individuals demonstrating success and sustainable achievement toward meeting NASA’s missions.
Founded in 2001, MTS is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary. MTS is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, with offices in Texas and Mississippi. MTS staff consists of approximately 170 individuals located in 7 states, providing a wide variety of quality services and support to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. The company’s core capabilities include Engineering, Logistics, Cost Analysis, Program Management, Project Management Training, Business Management, Logistics, and IT Solutions. To learn more about MTS, visit www.mts-usa.com.
Manufacturing Technical Solutions (MTS) was named the 2016 Small Business Subcontractor of the Year for Region IV by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
RADM (ret) Sean F. Crean, Director, SBA Office of Government Contracting presented the award to Mr. Paul Curd, MTS President and Founder, at the Annual Missile Defense Agency Small Business Programs Conference. The Regional Small Business Subcontractor of the Year Award honors small businesses that have provided the Government and industry with outstanding goods and services as subcontractors. Selection criteria for this award includes contract performance, customer support, innovativeness of products/services, and delivery performance that makes the company a valued product/service provider.
“MTS is honored to be recognized as the Region IV Small Business Subcontractor of the Year,” said Paul Curd, MTS President and Founder. “Our staff that represent MTS values and commitment to providing exceptional support to our customers are to be credited for this award.
Small businesses must be nominated by a large federal prime contractor to be eligible for the Small Business Subcontractor of the Year award.
In FY15, the federal government awarded 25.75 percent or $90.7 billion of all federal contracts to small businesses which translates to more than 537,000 jobs supporting revenue for the job creators who produce 2 out of 3 net, new private-sector jobs in the U.S. economy.
For more than 50 years, the SBA has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses for their contributions in their local communities, and to our nation’s economy. As part of this recognition during National Small Business Week, the U.S. SBA and Regional offices highlight the impact of outstanding entrepreneurs and small businesses by honoring individuals and businesses with various awards.
About the Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 and since January 13, 2012 has served as a Cabinet-level agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. www.sba.gov
MTS once again has been recognized by Inc. 500/5000 Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country. We were ranked 2,384 on the list based on overall revenue growth over the last three year period.
MTS was announced as part of a winning Team for the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration (D3I) Domain 2 contract in support of the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command (USASMDC/ARSTAT). We are pleased to be a part of Team Torch and look forward to partnering with them on this contract vehicle.
D3I Domain 2 will provide enhanced Warfighter capabilities to the USASMDC/ARSTRAT mission by contractually supporting the command's efforts to design, develop, demonstrate and integrate products focused on the development of space, missile defense, and high altitude capabilities that enable the Warfighter to effectively support U.S. Strategic Command, other combatant commands, Department of Defense, other services, and other government agencies.
MTS once again has been recognized by Inc. 500/5000 Magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in the country. We were ranked 3,308 on the list based on overall revenue growth over the last three year period.
MTS is proud to announce that it has received a 2014 Silver Level Boeing Performance Excellence Award (BPEA). This award is issued annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance.
MTS provides Logistics and Maintenance support to Boeing in support of the International Space Station (ISS) in Houston, TX.
This year, 548 suppliers achieved either a Gold or Silver level BPEA. MTS is one of only 429 suppliers to be awarded the Silver level of recognition.
We want to thank each of our employees that provide support on this contract. Without your contributions and excellent support, this achievement would not have been possible.
MTS, Huntsville, AL, has successfully completed its ISO 9001:2008 recertification audit. The audit, conducted Nov. 6th & 7th by the third party registrar TÜV Rheinland, resulted in zero non-conformances, and our continued certification to the international best practices standard. Our focus as an ISO certified company is to exceed our customer's expectations, while continually improving the performance, quality, and value of our services.
MTS was voted #9 in the HR.com’s Leadership 500 Excellence Awards for midsized companies. The top 10 percent of companies in each category are recognized for their exceptional programs and leadership initiatives.
MTS, Huntsville, AL, has successfully completed its 2nd ISO 9001:2008 surveillance audit. The continued certification demonstrates that the processes and procedures utilized by MTS are at an international best practice standard. Our focus as an ISO certified company is to exceed our customer's expectations, while continually improving the performance, quality, and value of our services.