NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I.--()--On November 12, 2012, Banneker Industries began operations at their new Regional Distribution Center (RDC) in Huntsville, AL. The Company’s newest facility is just miles from the Redstone Arsenal and will support both the Arsenal and regional Prime Contractors and their supply chains.
Banneker, in partnership with one of the nation’s largest Aerospace and Defense Primes will be directly supporting U.S. Navy missile programs through a solution that includes value-added warehousing, kitting, quality inspection and transportation services to/from the Arsenal. The Banneker Solution includes:
- Receiving and inspecting material from multiple suppliers
- Kitting material into reusable parts presentation vehicles
- Delivering fully assembled kits directly to the automated manufacturing line
“Team Banneker is excited to expand our service capabilities to the southeast, especially Huntsville. This key location will allow us to continue supporting our Aerospace & Defense partners while leveraging our expertise to support other elements of the DoD and U.S. Military, particularly the Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), the Missile Defense Agency and the Space and Missile Defense Command,” stated Banneker Government Contracting Specialist, Bill Wells, U.S. Army Major General (Ret).
As a supply chain services company, Banneker is one of the leading minority and women-owned small businesses in the country. Headquartered in Rhode Island with national operations, the Company provides a diverse range of 3PL services including value-added warehousing, kitting, quality inspection, order fulfillment and distribution services to some of the top Aerospace and Defense companies in the country, supporting programs such as DDG-1000 Zumwalt-Class Destroyer, DDG-100 Aegis-Class Destroyer and the Patriot Missile Program.
ABOUT BANNEKER INDUSTRIES
Banneker Industries is a world-class provider of supply chain management solutions who for over 20 years has specialized in delivering value to their customers through innovative third-party logistics (3PL) services. Headquartered in Rhode Island with national operations, Banneker offers a wide-range of supply chain services including Value Added Warehousing, Procurement, Inspection, Kitting, Packaging & Fulfillment, and Distribution among other solutions. The Company is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100 certified and incorporates Lean Six Sigma continuous improvement methodologies into their processes. Nationally recognized for its superior services, Banneker is consistently named among the leading privately held 3PL providers. For more information please visit www.banneker.com.