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Lockheed Martin Presents Supplier of the Year Award to The Bernd Group

Dunedin, FL, October 5, 2020

The Bernd Group was proud to be selected as one of Lockheed Martin’s Outstanding Small Business Suppliers for contributions made in 2019. 


 The Bernd Group’s QMS Team Conducts the Quality Management Review Meeting

Dunedin, FL, Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Meeting attendees noted the following highlights: 

  • “The work being done to ensure process improvement and quality is amazing.  I learned a lot!” 
  • “TBG’s 2020 Annual QMR Meeting held on Microsoft Teams on Wednesday was an eye opening experience!  It was my first virtual meeting and gave the Management Review a fun twist.  I was totally impressed with the detailed PowerPoint presentations expertly prepared by the QMS Team - and was especially proud of how TBG has handled the COVID crisis.”
  • “The QMR meeting painted a positive picture of TBG striving for improvement and continuing to prosper during a difficult year.  The presentation illustrated that the teams have sustained or improved upon last year’s goals.  One of the best features of the QMR meeting is its demonstration of how tools and processes comingle to build a strong foundation for success.” 
  • “The QMR showcased the culture of quality and continual improvement at TBG.  The focus on quality that we have was evident in the information presented on each procedure.  The QMS team did a great job presenting all of the work we do to be Gold!” 


The Bernd Group Donates 525 Pounds of Food to Local Pantry

Dunedin, FL, May 18, 2020

The Bernd Group team members donated 525 lbs. of food to the Dunedin Cares Food Pantry.  A monetary donation was also made on behalf of The Bernd Group.  Dunedin Cares is partnering with several local food banks to help families particularly impacted by COVID-19.  The pantries are expecting an increase in demand due to school closures and limited access to public school provided meals for students in need. 



The Bernd Group Attends an Executive Engagement with Lockheed Martin

Dunedin, FL, June 10, 2020

Lockheed Martin hosted a virtual Executive Engagement today with The Bernd Group.  In attendance were a new Director and several managers.  The meeting included a TBG business overview presentation by The Bernd Group.  After the presentation, the Lockheed Martin director said he was “struck by the customer focus” of The Bernd Group.  He confirmed that TBG and Lockheed are aligned when he said it is evident “you are a service organization” and “the tools you use to support your customer, we also use.”   A Lockheed manager said The Bernd Group’s “customer service is second to none”. 


A Message of Thanks from Collins Aerospace

May 20, 2020

To our valued suppliers,

As COVID-19 has changed the world, together we’ve changed with it. With your support, we have been able to provide additional face coverings, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other materials for Collins employees, identified solutions to transit challenges and kept parts and supplies coming into sites. These contributions have helped us remain operational as an essential business that is part of the critical infrastructure of the United States and other nations, as we have worked to continue satisfying the needs of our customers. In addition, your support has also helped our sites develop and donate PPE for hospitals and first responders around the world.

The products and services we deliver to the aerospace industry have never been more important. And, we can’t do the work the world needs us to do without your help.

We extend our sincere thanks to all Collins suppliers worldwide for your ongoing support and dedication during this challenging time.

These past few months haven’t been easy – and the ones to come may not be easy either. We are committed to maintaining frequent and open communication as we navigate this path together.