Area51 Electronics Wins Supplier of the Year Award 2021

 August 1st, 2022 |   By Area51 Electronics |   0 Comments
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IRVINE, CA – July 16, 2021 – Area51 Electronics (, a global distributor of electronic, electrical, and electromechanical components, hardware and assemblies, announced that it won the 2021 Supplier of the Year Award, Class III, presented by the Southern California Minority Supplier Development Council (SCMSDC). Area51 Electronics was nominated for this award by their partner Northrop Grumman.

“We are humbled and honored to have won this year’s Supplier of the Year Award,” said Daniel Nguyen, CEO at Area51 Electronics. “Despite a year filled with unique challenges and opportunities, our focus on putting people first enabled us to continue supplying the highest quality products and out-of-this world service to our customers. We are forever grateful to Northrop Grumman for their nomination and valued partnership throughout the years. We wouldn’t be where we are – and who we are today – without their tireless support and commitment to supplier diversity.”

“I would also like to thank our incredible team at Area51 Electronics,” Nguyen added. “Thank you for your dedication, hard work, and determination to rise above and beyond. Together, we can accomplish anything and make a difference.”

Every year, SCMSDC members nominate Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), who have demonstrated exemplary performance in their contracts. The annual Supplier of the Year event acknowledges top-performing MBEs for their outstanding partnership and performance with corporate members and announces the winner(s) of the coveted Supplier of the Year award. The virtual ceremony was held on July 15th.

The SCMSDC is a leading corporate membership organization committed to supplier diversity and the success of minority businesses. In Southern California, the organization represents the interests of more than 900,000 minority businesses and serves nearly 1,300 NMSDC-certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs) and more than 1,700 national corporate members.

About Area51 Electronics

Since 1999, Area51 Electronics has been an authorized distributor of electronic components, and an independent distributor of hard-to-find obsolete (end-of-life) electronic parts that go through a rigorous quality management system. Our unique collaborative approach in distributing components, the Collaborative Advantage, keeps all your orders and solutions in one place. We work together to optimize and reduce your supply base, provide valuable supply chain solutions, and accomplish your quality and supply diversity objectives.

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