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Month: August 2023

MARCOM named 2022 Subcontractor of the Year for BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair

Norfolk, VA – April 3, 2023– MARCOM Services today announced it was named the Subcontractor of the Year for BAE Systems’ Norfolk, Virginia shipyard. The company also received a Gold Award for achieving outstanding results in supporting repair and modernization projects aboard U.S. Navy combatant ships last year.

BAE Systems’ Partner2Win is a global program designed to achieve operational excellence and eliminate defects in its supply chain. The collaboration from the program helps raise the bar of performance expectations to meet the demand of current and future customers. As part of the program, BAE Systems meets regularly with its suppliers at their locations to transfer best practices, ensuring that their components, materials and services meet the highest quality standards. Each supplier’s performance ratings determine their award level, with gold as the highest.

“Our ship repair operations were enhanced by the support of great suppliers, including MARCOM Services,” said Paul Smith, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems Ship Repair. “In 2022, we were able to support U.S. Navy sailors with quality work performed safely aboard their ships. The combined effort with our supplier base formed a true partnership for performance.”

Thirty-three gold, 14 silver and four bronze awards were presented during the March 8, 2023 ceremony. Learn more about BAE Systems Partner2Win Supplier Symposium here.

About BAE Systems

BAE Systems provides some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defense, aerospace, and security solutions. The company employs a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 employees worldwide and operations in 30 states across the U.S. Working with customers and local partners, BAE Systems is a leading provider of ship repair, maintenance and modernization services to the U.S. Navy’s fleet of combatant ships in their homeports, as well as refit and hauling services for commercial and privately-held vessels. The company operates three full-service shipyards in California, Florida and Virginia, and offers a highly skilled, experienced workforce, seven dry docks and railways, and significant pier space and ship support services.

About MARCOM Services

Founded in 2012, MARCOM is the premier choice for marine preservation services: We sandblast, paint, and repair U.S. Navy Ships. We are a small business focused on customer and employee satisfaction. For more than a decade, we have provided expert services to all branches of the United States military, Military Sealift Command, and the marine, industrial, and commercial industries. we take pride in implementing state-of-the-art technologies to reliably achieve top-quality corrosion control results for our customers. We have extensive experience in providing specialized services including: Abrasive blasting, Ultra-High Pressure (UHP) hydro blasting, Power tool cleaning, Coating applications (including single coat 100% solid epoxy systems, polysiloxanes, and various non-skid systems), PCMS Tile (Passive Countermeasure Systems) for the United States Navy.