Dow-Key Microwave Bestowed Prestigious Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier Award

Dow-Key Microwave Bestowed Prestigious Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier Award

Ventura, CA (July 11, 2006)—Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, part of Dover Corporation’s Microwave Products Group, was named a Lockheed Martin Corporation STAR Supplier award winner within the latter”s Electronic Systems business area.

“We are committed to providing our customers with the broadest array of high quality and reliable switch solutions to meet their diverse requirements,” said Adolf Cheung, general manager and vice president of sales and marketing for Dow-Key. “Our versatile family of 40 GHz switches can be configured for a variety of ATE and military applications.”

Lockheed Martin”s STAR Supplier award program, inaugurated in 1999, recognizes excellence in the ability of a supplier to meet the quality and delivery requirements established among the company”s five business areas. These include Aeronautics, Electronic Systems, Information and Technology Services, Integrated Systems & Solutions, and Space Systems.

“Dow-Key is honored to be named a Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier,” states Adolf Cheung, general manager and vp of sales & marketing for Dow-Key. “Lockheed Martin is a long-standing and valued customer that has specified our microwave and RF switches for a variety of applications over the course of many years. We are proud to continue to serve this global technology leader.

Caption 1:,br> Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems STAR representative Joseph Layton (middle) presents Dow-Key”s Adolf Cheung (right) and Dave Wightman (left) with the Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier award for outstanding product and service quality.

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Lockheed Martin STAR Supplier award

About Lockheed Martin

Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin employs about 135,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products, and services. The corporation reported sales of $37.2 billion in 2005.

About Dow-Key Microwave

Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of electro-mechanical switches, is a part of the Microwave Products Group within Dover Corporation (a $6+ Billion Fortune 300 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange). The Ventura, Calif.-based company is AS9100-certified and committed to providing unparalleled customer service, competitive pricing, on-time delivery, and switch products that are distinguished by quality and reliability. Founded in 1945, Dow-Key is the oldest continuously operational switch manufacturer in the United States.


Adolf Cheung
General Manager – VP of Sales and Marketing
Dow-Key Microwave Corp.
(805) 650-2329

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Dow-Key Microwave Corporation, the world's largest manufacturer of electromechanical RF Switches and Switching Systems, is part of the Microwave Products Group (MPG), which is a subsidiary of Dover Corporation. We specialize in Coaxial Switches, Waveguide Switches, Space Qualified Switches, Electromechanical Switch Matrices, Solid State Switch Matrices, Fiber Optic Switch Matrices, Programmable Delay Lines and much more. Specializing in RF Matrix, Switch Matrix, and RF Switches.

As a leader in RF technology, Dow-Key offers high performance waveguide switches operating up to 70 GHz, coaxial switches operating up to 40 GHz, Hi-Rel switches such as SPDT, transfer switch, T-Switch, various waveguide switches and switching blocks, and switching systems such as SATCOM modules, RF matrices with individual switches, non-blocking crossbar, fan-in and fan-out modules, hybrid switching solution and much more (electromechanical, solid state and fiber optics), in addition to, custom switching designs and reliable solutions, as it is required in today's fast paced communication industry. Our products are used in a wide range of different markets, from commercial, military and to space, with applications in ATE, avionics, ground based, satellite communications, broadcasting, Hi-Rel, and many more. We are specialized in RF technology and custom switching needs. Dow-Key Microwave is AS9100 / ISO-9001:2008 certified and is committed to provide unparalleled customer service, competitive pricing and on-time delivery. Founded in 1945, Dow-Key is the oldest continuously operational RF Relay manufacturer in the United States.

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