United Equipment Accessories, Inc. (UEA) has won a five-year, $1.7 million contract to engineer and manufacture slip rings for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This contract marks a key milestone for the company.
UEA custom-designed a slip ring solution to meet the unique technical requirements of the FAA radar application. The FAA awarded the firm fixed price material supply contract after an online solicitation process with three bids received.
“With the award of this federal radar slip ring production contract, UEA is progressing to the next phase of product development and technology. We hope to be awarded many more contracts for various applications in the future. I congratulate the outstanding team at UEA for making these opportunities a reality,” said Mark Hanawalt, President of UEA.
UEA has partnered with Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) to understand government bidding requirements. CIRAS government contracting specialist, Melissa Burant, worked with UEA sales director, Hemen Dattani, to help interpret the government’s requirements.
United Equipment Accessories (UEA), based in Waverly, Iowa, engineers and manufactures custom slip rings, hydraulic swivels, cable reels, and shift controls. UEA’s products are used by equipment manufacturers in various industries across the U.S. and the world. Learn more at www.uea-inc.com.