Balycoolin, Ireland (PRWEB) March 27, 2008
Marotta Ireland Ltd. was recently honoured by Snecma as a premier supplier to Space Sector 2008. The award ceremony, which took place at the annual Snecma Suppliers Symposium held at the Geocentre Evry, near Paris, is Snecma's initiative to recognize and reward superior supplier performance. The award was presented by Jacques Serre, Vice President Space Engines, Snecma, Vernon.
Since 1987, Marotta Ireland has been a strategic supplier of structural supports for the Vulcain engine used on the first stage of the Ariane V, Europe's heavy lift launch vehicle. The Snecma award recognizes Marotta as a supplier of high-quality mission-critical components into this very successful European launch vehicle programme. Marotta was also commended for its high level of professionalism in every aspect of its dealing with Snecma. Rory Byrne, Quality Manager accepted the award on behalf of Marotta.
"Snecma has core values related to quality and mission success, which include focus on the customer, the power of teamwork, innovation and meeting commitments", said Ken Thomas, European Business Development Manager of Marotta Ireland. "Marotta shares in those values, and we have reached this level of recognition by focusing on delivering the finest quality components and meeting the expectations our customer. We are extremely honoured that Snecma has recognized our contribution to the Ariane V with this prestigious award."
About Marotta Ireland
Marotta Ireland Ltd., a subsidiary of Marotta Controls, Inc., is Ireland's premier aerospace engineering designer and manufacturer of satellite propulsion controls and rocket sub-structures. Marotta Ireland offers a complete service from design concept through development and qualification to series production of flight and ground hardware.
About Marotta Controls
Marotta Controls, Inc. has more than 60 years of leadership in providing customers with a broad array of high-performance products including high-pressure pneumatics, high-pressure pure air generators, pneumatic weapon ejection, electronic controllers, valve controllers, pressure reducers and manifolds, relief valves and check valves.
Marotta is a contributor to today's most significant military, marine, commercial aerospace and space programs, as well as several international commercial programs. In addition, Marotta offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including Electronic Control Systems, Satellite Propulsion Systems, Surface and Undersea Warfare Systems, Composite Systems and Pneumatic Weapon Ejection Systems.
Marotta is headquartered in New Jersey with divisions in Dublin, Ireland and Cheltenham, UK. For more information please visit the company's website at http://www.marotta.com
Tara J. Castorina
Marotta Controls, Inc.
tcastorina @ marotta.com