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What Is CMMC?

What Is CMMC? A data breach in a contractor’s IT system could be disastrous for the Department of Defense (DoD). That’s why the DoD has established detailed cybersecurity policies for DoD contractors. Recently, the DoD has created a new model of security standards known as the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). This is more than […]

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Top Supply Chain Challenges in 2021

Supply chain management is a structured process that allows company’s to plan operations, source materials, produce and distribute products as well as support its customers in the aftermarket arena. The parts of a supply chain include: Design and approval: Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain work through an intensive and often iterative process to coalesce around an approved product […]

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NTS Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Anaheim, California, (January 28, 2021). National Technical Systems, Inc. (“NTS”), the leader in qualification testing, inspection, and certification solutions, is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Established in 1961 by engineers Dr. Jack Lin and Aaron Cohen, NTS has grown from a single lab in Southern California to the reigning winner of the NASA Space Flight Awareness […]

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Case Study: Transforming A Supplier Audit Program

Client is a Large Space Propulsion OEM The client provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. 5,000 employees 15 sites 1,200+ suppliers Near $Billion direct procurement spend “This quickly became a very complex problem that seemed insurmountable to […]

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Case Study: Proactive Supplier Development and Defect Prevention

Client is a Major Defense Prime and Global Aircraft OEM Client is an Aircraft OEM in a multi-site and matrix environment with customers in over 70 nations. Supplier Quality oversight of 685 suppliers in 14 countries and Billions in direct spend 25,000 + employees worldwide Fortune 50 company “Finding supplier defects via inspection and reacting […]

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Case Study: Supplier Quality Engineer Deployment to the Supply Base

Client is a Major Aircraft OEM and Defense Prime. Known for building the most complex and technologically advanced military aircraft in the world for over 70 Nations. 25,000 + employees 8 Manufacturing Sites Fortune 50 company “The expectation for suppliers is zero defects. The reality was far from that. We needed to take action to […]

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3 Supplier Management Strategies That Drive Results

Effective supplier chain management adds value to your operations by increasing efficiency, mitigating risks and ensuring more quality products are delivered within deadline specifications. As the market continues to evolve, supplier management and development strategies need to adjust. With proven methodology and systematic procedures, you can lead suppliers toward a culture of continuous improvement and […]

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Case Study: Launching a Source Inspection Program

Client is an OEM in Aerospace & Defense. The client is a multi-division global market leader in their space. This particular division designs and manufactures complex life support systems for numerous mission-critical applications. 141 employees and 3- building campus Supports civil & defense sectors Products used on aircraft, helicopters, and space platforms Receiving Inspection was […]

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COVID-19

Dear Customers, Suppliers and Field Representatives: NTS-Unitek deeply values the relationships with our Customers, Suppliers and Field Representatives.  As such, we desire to protect all relationships and meet the requirements of our Customers and Suppliers while protecting the well-being of our Field Representatives. The present Covid-19 outbreak presents a unique challenge in meeting two overriding […]

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