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AbelConn Electronics Receives Sixth 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31, 2020 – AbelConn Electronics, a Celestica company (TSX:CLS) (NYSE:CLS), announced today that it received the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award.

Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who provide outstanding service and partnership in exceeding customer requirements. Judges evaluated companies on several criteria including overall quality and on-time delivery. AbelConn is one of eighty-six companies to receive 4-Star honors.

“Raytheon is enabling mission-critical military programs that require trusted global suppliers and partners who place a major emphasis on quality assurance and speed-to-market. These are the hallmarks of our business and the reason why we continue to be recognized with this prestigious award year after year,” said Chris Milano, president of AbelConn. “We greatly appreciate this recognition from Raytheon but more importantly, our invaluable partnership. Raytheon is at the forefront of an exciting age of innovation in the global Defense industry, and we play a critical role in enabling them to focus on their core priorities.”

AbelConn’s deep history with Raytheon includes partnering on numerous critical military programs. As a vertically-integrated supplier with full-service capabilities from concept through manufacturing, AbelConn’s customer commitment is backed by decades of proven performance in delivering defect-free products on time and with exceptional service.

About AbelConn

AbelConn Electronics, a Celestica company, specializes in applications that demand ruggedized high reliability, including military, aerospace, networking and industrial environments. With vertically integrated capabilities, AbelConn manufactures complex, integrated electronic solutions. With more than 40 years of experience, AbelConn provides innovatively engineered products and services throughout the program lifecycle, from concept to manufacturing to obsolescence management.

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