Z-AXIS wins $1 million
electronics contract manufacturing project from Harris
About BEAR Power Supplies
The company’s BEAR Power Supplies subsidiary also wins
contract to deliver custom DC/DC power converters for use in
Harris tactical military radio systems
Phelps, NY - January 11, 2008
- Electronics contract manufacturer Z-AXIS today announced that it has won a contract from Harris
Corporation’s RF Communications business in Rochester, NY to
manufacture an electromechanical sub-assembly that is
incorporated into a Harris RF product. The value of the contract
is $1 million over a period of up to three years.
“We’re pleased to be working with Z-AXIS, which was highly
recommended by other groups within Harris for its quality and
on-time delivery,” said Thomas Kenney, vice president of product
line management, Harris RF Communications. “The military
communications systems we produce have challenging requirements
for durability and reliability.”
“Harris RF has very stringent standards for quality and process
control, and we are pleased that they recognize our ability to
meet those high standards,” said Michael Allen, president of
Z-AXIS. “Going through their rigorous qualification process
highlighted many things that we do exceptionally well versus our
competitors, and brought out additional ideas that we have
already implemented to further improve our processes.”
Z-AXIS designs and produces printed circuit board assemblies and
electromechanical assemblies for a wide range of government and
commercial electronics systems including industrial monitoring
systems, industrial automation equipment, medical instruments
and portable lasers.
The company’s BEAR Power Supplies subsidiary (www.bearpwr.com)
is also a supplier to Harris RF. BEAR has received a contract to
deliver custom DC/DC power converters for use in Harris tactical
military radio systems.
The unique power supply is less than one-inch cubed, with dual
input and output voltages. It meets RF Communications’
specifications for shock, vibration, and reliability over a very
wide operating temperature range of -40 to +85 degrees C.
Harris RF Communications Division is a leading supplier of
secure voice and data communications products, systems, and
networks to military, government, and commercial organizations
Z-Axis (www.zaxis.net), a division of Video Display
Corporation (NASDAQ:VIDE), provides quality design, procurement
and manufacturing services for complex electronic products and
electromechanical assemblies. We offer fast design turnaround,
competitive NRE charges, rapid production and low freight costs
from our design and manufacturing facility in western New York.
We meet our OEM customers’ most demanding requirements including
lead-free manufacturing and RoHS compliance. Call (800)
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information
technology company serving government, defense and commercial
markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne,
Florida, the company has annual revenue of over $4 billion and
16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and
scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class
assured communications™ products, systems, and services.
Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at
BEAR Power Supplies (www.bearpwr.com) designs, manufactures and sells power
supplies for commercial, industrial, and medical equipment. Products include
rugged, encapsulated AC/DC and DC/DC power converters and full-custom power supplies to meet OEM designers'
most difficult requirements. Capabilities range from fast-turn prototypes to
high volume production. The company's ISO 9001:2008 certified headquarters, design and manufacturing
center is located near Rochester, New York.
BEAR Power Supplies is a business unit of