SOURCE: Sierra Monitor Corporation

Sierra Monitor Corporation

September 01, 2011 13:48 ET

Sierra Monitor Honored by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime

Named as One of the Government's Best Suppliers

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 1, 2011) - Sierra Monitor Corporation (OTCBB: SRMC), a company that designs, manufactures and sells electronic safety and environmental instrumentation, was recently honored by the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime (formerly Defense Supply Center Columbus) as one of the government's best suppliers at a recent award ceremony held during the 2011 DLA Enterprise Supplier Conference and Exhibition in Columbus, Ohio. This is the second year in a row in which Sierra Monitor has received this honored award.

Ms. Loree Calderon, Sierra Monitor Military Products Representative accepted the award from Army Brig. Gen. Darrell K. Williams, the DLA Land and Maritime Commanding General. This recognition means the firm has supplied a product the government can be confident in using. Firms that qualify as Automated Best Value System award winners have met the stringent quality and delivery requirements established by the Defense Logistics Agency.

The ABVS, a computerized system, collects a vendor's past performance data and translates it into a numeric score, ranging from zero to 100. Sierra Monitor Corporation supplies life safety gas detection systems to the United States government.

To be eligible, vendors must have shipped 50 or more contract line items for DLA Land and Maritime during a 12-month period. To qualify for a Gold Award, a contractor must have a perfect score of 100. A score of 99 to 99.99 earns a Silver Award, and 98 to 98.9 earns a Bronze Award.

DLA Land and Maritime, located in Columbus, Ohio, serves more than 145,000 military and civilian customers and 10,000 contractors as one of the largest suppliers of weapon systems parts in the world. Land and Maritime's workforce of about 3,000 purchases materiel, monitors inventory levels, maintains technical data, and assures quality conformance of spare parts. These spare parts vary from common items such as vehicle components and accessories, to complex mechanical and electronic repair parts for weapon systems.

About Sierra Monitor Corporation

Sierra Monitor Corporation designs, manufactures and sells electronic safety and environmental instrumentation. The company's unique protocol translator product lines enable communication between disparate electronic systems overcoming protocol language barriers. By enabling communication between central building automation systems and many electronic subsystems, such as fire panels, chillers and air handlers, Sierra Monitor assists with the integration of energy saving building automation systems. The company's products improve the safety and comfort of workers while contributing to climate and natural resource protection. Sierra Monitor's intelligent hazardous gas detection systems can be found in a broad range of applications including US Navy ships, wastewater treatment facilities, refineries, offshore oil platforms, chemical plants, parking garages and underground telephone vaults providing 24/7 protection of personnel and facilities.

The Company's vision is to capitalize on the expanding worldwide demand for knowledge-based products and services that improve operational performance, productivity, efficiency and safety in building automation, industrial and military applications, while reducing demands on resources and energy consumption. For more information visit: http://www.sierramonitor.com/

Contact Information

  • Sierra Monitor Investor Relations Contact:
    Steve Polcyn
    408-262-6611 ext. 1341
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