Hingham, MA – May 13, 2019 – Dynavac is pleased to announce that it was named 2019 Subcontractor of the Year for Region 1, New England by the Small Business Administration (SBA). This coveted accolade is awarded to small businesses that have provided the government and industry with exceptional goods and services as subcontractors. The nomination for the award was made by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Lincoln Laboratory in recognition of Dynavac’s contributions in expanding their environmental test capabilities. Dynavac president and CEO Tom Foley accepted the award on May 8th at the annual SCORE Boston / SBA awards luncheon at Assumption College, along with other 2019 Massachusetts Small Business awardees.
“It’s a tremendous honor to be chosen by the SBA for this distinguished award,” said Foley. “Over the past two decades, Dynavac has proudly supported a number of mission-critical projects across an array of industries. It goes without saying that these accomplishments would not have been possible without our outstanding team of employees who invest their talent, expertise and creativity here every day. This award is a direct reflection of their dedication.”
“It is an honor to recognize the important work Dynavac has contributed to United States space exploration and defense programs,” said SBA Massachusetts District Director, Robert Nelson. “Large- scale production and innovation at the federal-level isn’t possible without partners such as Dynavac. Congratulations to the entire team at Dynavac!”
The SBA award comes on the heels of Dynavac marking 20 years of achievement as a privately held organization led by Tom Foley. The company was launched in 1999 with a five-person team with a vision to expand its product offerings into several niche markets. Since then, Dynavac has enjoyed steady growth momentum, earning a global reputation for producing high-vacuum systems with complex manufacturing and testing processes. Notably, Dynavac has supported several high-profile space exploration and defense programs, including the International Space Station, James Webb Space Telescope, Global Positioning System, and Orion.
The company’s 100 employees were honored at a gala held in March where they were celebrated for their participation in making Dynavac a success.
Dynavac has been designing and manufacturing high-vacuum systems for space simulation, thin film deposition, and custom applications for over 30 years. Dynavac engineers are recognized throughout the industry for their expertise in high vacuum technology, machine design, and process technology. Its engineering expertise is matched by its extensive U.S.-based manufacturing capabilities, including a 80,000-sq.-ft. facility in Hingham, MA. Dynavac supports installations for customers in a wide variety of industries around the world, visit www.dynavac.com
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