ION is a leading technology-focused seismic solutions company. It is a part of family of companies that provides advanced acquisition equipment, software and planning and seismic processing services to the global oil and gas industry.

Since mid-2006, UECS has been the managed materials organization for ION’s Land Imaging Systems Division and is responsible for maintaining the pipeline of material supporting seven product lines across multiple manufacturing sites.

“We purchase materials through UECS, which combines our buying power with UECS’ buying power. Since they also perform this function for other clients, we get the benefit of larger volume prices and better relationships with big suppliers. Most importantly, I have the benefit of a single point of contact with them.”

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DRS Infrared Technologies

DRS Infrared Technologies is a supplier of defense electronic systems to government and commercial customers worldwide.

UECS is the centralized materials management provider for DRS’ Thermal Weapon Systems (TWS), supporting the Dallas, TX headquarters and manufacturing in Dallas, TX and Irvine, CA. DRS started working with UECS in early 2005, rapidly increased its scope, and rolled out the implementation of the UECS model into other DRS divisions.

“UECS gives DRS the ability to control our material without the overhead. They provide sourcing, procurement, and management of our material across multiple products and manufacturing sites. Now, DRS has the ability to utilize available inventories for future builds and avoid incremental material costs. UECS has proven to be a competitive and trustworthy source as our complete materials solution.”

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WatchGuard Video is the pioneer of the world’s first and only direct-to- DVD-Video police in-car camera system.

Since 2005, UECS has supported the materials needs for all of WatchGuard’s products. Additionally, UECS delivers an enhanced turnkey solution by partnering with WatchGuard’s approved contracted manufacturers for delivery of finished goods.

“The availability of account managers to assist with issues and timely updates results in rapid response in providing material kits to multiple contract manufacturing sites. We recognize your dynamic scheduling of orders to meet accelerated demands and change orders as well as your management of our Bills of Material. UECS also gives us the ability to review inventory and shipping details online via SystaiNet™.”

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Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials.

UECS was selected as a Preferred Supplier for Honeywell in 2007.

“At first, UECS provided support to Honeywell in locating critical components for a ground proximity unit for aircraft systems that we build for Boeing. Then, through their Parts Verification and Certification Process (PVCP), UECS detected and isolated a counterfeit product and prevented us from putting these components into a vital subsystem. Taking it a step further, they coordinated with the Original Component Manufacturer (OCM) to make one last production run for these critical parts and complete our program.”

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Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments Inc. is the world leader in digital signal processing and analog technologies, the semiconductor engines of the Internet age.

UECS acts as TI’s material management organization supporting its OMAP™ software development platforms. UECS supports seven different OMAP™ configurations and is also TI’s global distributor for the OMAP™ platforms.

“SystaiNet™ is the best-in-class web tool for material logistics and tracking, obsolescence identification, configuration control resulting in lower costs and on-time build schedule performance.”

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Ambrado has developed state of the art video compression and image processing solutions that provide 15 times the processing power compared to any solution available in the market.

Ambrado is an early-growth company with very specific materials solution needs: aggressive timelines, strong design support and close working partnerships with its engineering staff. UECS is Ambrado’s select partner for managed materials, starting in 2008.

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EF Johnson

EF Johnson is a leading provider of two-way radios and communication systems for law enforcement, firefighters, EMS and the military. UECS is the materials management organization for EF Johnson’s prototype and infrastructure systems.

UECS functions as their centralized materials management organization and offers a turnkey solution for EF Johnson by partnering with their approved contracted manufacturers for delivery of finished goods. UECS has been supporting EF Johnson since November of 2004.

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Since 1919, Halliburton has continued to earn the trust of their customers around the world by leading the well-site services industry through the delivery of innovative technology, reservoir-specific expertise and outstanding service quality.

UECS was selected as an Approved Supplier for Halliburton in January of 2008.

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Motorola first contacted UECS to help locate parts that had been out of production for more than two years, with no replacement or equivalent cross-reference parts available. Through its strong supplier relationships, UECS was able to convince the OEM to re-open production lines to meet Motorola’s needs.

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