Silicon Turnkey Solutions Inc., (STS) Receives
 The Prestigious Northrop Grumman 2011
World Class Team Supplier Award


Milpitas, California – December 8, 2011: Silicon Turnkey Solutions (STS) has been recognized by Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Aerospace Systems Business Unit (NGAS) with the 2011 World Class Team Supplier Award for consistently demonstrating outstanding achievements and support of NGCAS programs.

STS was honored with the award on December 8, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia.  Susan Cote, Vice President Corporate Contracts, Pricing and Supply Chain, along with other company Vice Presidents/Staff presented the award to Zef Malik, STS President & CEO. There were approximately 10,000 suppliers of which only 26 were selected to receive this award.

Northrop Grumman stated “STS provided high reliability products to numerous NGCAS programs without any incidents or returns due to quality or reliability issues.  STS continuously looks for ways to improve manufacturing procedures and share new manufacturing strategies its employees had adopted – all to benefit the quality and reliability of the products developed and delivered to NGCAS.  STS has extensive knowledge of the latest advanced technology practices and brings these practices into their facility to enhance the reliability of their products.”

“No matter the program or technology, STS delivers consistently with high product quality, and cost competitive performance.  STS operates as a capable team member sharing our goal for success and engaging NGCAS when challenges arise.”

According to NGCAS Whales Program Manager “STS has proven itself as a superior assembly house.  Its management and staff are consistent, confident, and very efficient in execution.  Their technical knowledge is top notch.  I am very comfortable in letting them perform my work to the extent they rank as low risk to my program. I put them in a higher class relative to their competitors.”

“It is our commitment to excellence and team work that has awarded us this recognition.  We are extremely honored and privileged to have received this award”, said Zef Malik.  “STS is a collaborative partner and solutions provider to our key customers that face increasing challenges in integration and higher speed semiconductors manufacturing and services.  Read more

About Northrop Grumman:

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

About STS:

Silicon Turnkey Solutions (STS) is a privately owned USA based company; headquartered at 801 Buckeye Court, Milpitas, CA. 95035.  STS is an industry recognized collaborative partner that integrates design, engineering, manufacturing, test, and qualification processes with operational expertise to provide leading edge technology and services that enable our semiconductor  customers to meet demanding time-to-market pressure, cost, and technical challenges in today’s consumer, military, aerospace and green markets.  Additional information can be found at

For further information, please contact:

Zef Malik     Madho Dhouni
President & CEO  Vice President, Military/Space Products
(408) 432 1790 extn. 234   (310) 259 9326