|By PR Newswire||
|April 15, 2014 07:00 AM EDT||
BLUE BELL, Pa., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced the recipients of its inaugural Diverse Supplier of the Year Award and Small Business Supplier of the Year Award.
IT services and solutions provider Pinnacle Technical Resources has been named Unisys 2013 Diverse Supplier of the Year, and professional and technical service provider Base 2 Technologies, Inc., has been named Unisys 2013 Small Business Supplier of the Year.
These awards recognize diverse and small business suppliers that have contributed the most to the success of Unisys and its customers during the previous calendar year.
Founded in 1996, Pinnacle Technical Resources is among the fastest growing private firms in the country. Pinnacle has been part of the Unisys supply chain since 2009 providing full contract labor management.
"Pinnacle is honored to receive such a distinction from Unisys," said Nina Vaca, CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources. "We are proud of our four year partnership, and we commend Unisys for its vision in recognizing the contributions that diverse businesses like ours make to the American economy."
Base2 Technologies, Inc., has provided custom applications development and systems design for Unisys since 1996. "Base2 is fortunate to have Unisys as a mentor and business partner," said Marlin Newell, president of Base2. "I am grateful that Unisys has continued to recognize the value of its small business partners and I am honored to receive the Unisys 2013 Small Business Supplier of the Year Award."
The Unisys Small Business Supplier of the Year Award supports the U.S. Small Business Administration American Supplier Initiative, a federal government-wide initiative designed to increase government and commercial supply chain opportunities for small firms.
"Unisys is pleased to recognize the valuable contributions made by both of our award recipients," said Alecia Pazant Hall, Director of Supplier Diversity & Small Business Liaison Officer for Unisys. "Each award recipient has provided our company with consistent performance in quality, delivery and best value in products or services, which in turn have benefitted our customers."
Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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