Press Release

AbelConn Receives Honeywell’s New Product Development Supplier Excellence Award

MINNEAPOLIS, July 16, 2018 – AbelConn Electronics, a Celestica company (TSX: CLS) (NYSE: CLS), announced today that it has received the Honeywell New Product Development Supplier Excellence Award. The Supplier of the Year Award is Honeywell’s most prestigious award. The award was presented by Paul Ebertz, Honeywell CPO and Paul Jensen, Honeywell Senior Director for New Product Sourcing to Chris Milano, AbelConn President at an awards ceremony in Tempe, Arizona, in May 2018.

“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from our long-time partner,” said Chris Milano, president of AbelConn Electronics. “I’m proud of our team’s continued commitment to providing superior support that enables Honeywell’s success.”

AbelConn has provided Honeywell with engineering services, manufacturing, test and product life cycle support since 1997. This award recognizes AbelConn’s recent collaboration with Honeywell on the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. AbelConn provided a dedicated account team responsible for identifying cost savings opportunities, conducting BOM analysis and completing DFx (Design for Excellence). AbelConn executed these tasks on an expedited timetable resulting in cost savings, reduced schedule impacts and meeting critical delivery dates. This is AbelConn’s second Supplier of the Year Award from Honeywell.

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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