Small businesses play a vital role in helping NASA fulfill it day to day operations.
The NASA Office of Small Business Programs recognizes civil servant and industry achievement in, and in support of, the Agency’s Small Business Program each fiscal year.
NASA announced Tuesday the recipients of the agency’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Small Business Industry Awards (SBIA) program at its inaugural Industry Forum. More than 30 nominations were received from all NASA centers.
The SBIA program recognizes the outstanding efforts of companies that support NASA in achieving its mission. Award categories include: Small Business Prime Contractor, Small Business Subcontractor, and Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year.
nder the leadership ofÂ Glenn A. Delgado, associate administrator for the agency’s Small Business Program, more than 130 companies have received these respected awards since the program’s inception in FY 2008.
The FY 2013 NASA Agency-Level SBIA winners are:
- Healtheon, Inc.,Â New Orleans
Agency Small Business Prime Contractor of the Year
- Houston Precision Fasteners,Â Houston
Agency Small Business Subcontractor of the Year
- Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc.,Â Columbia, Md.
Agency Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year
Award winners are decided using a number of determining factors including: how well they performs on all NASA contracts, their responsiveness to contractual requirements, how cooperatively they work with contracting officials, etc.
To learn more about NASA’s FY 2013 SBIA winners and the Small Business Program at NASA, visit: