2022 SMBE Finalist Spotlight: BAE Systems

By Doug Wise posted 05-11-2022 02:28 PM


Regional Manufacturers Association: First Coast Manufacturers Association
Primary Product(s): Marine & Industrial Fabrication

BAE's North Florida facility is located two miles from the Atlantic Ocean, at the intersection of the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. A river depth of 41 feet provides customers with easy deep water access from both the Caribbean and the Atlantic. In Jacksonville, they specialize in mega-yacht repairs and refits, as well as commercial and U.S. Navy ship repairs and conversions, marine fabrication and industrial fabrication and assembly.

BAE's Jacksonville facility is uniquely able to offer owners, captains and crew one of the best facilities on the East Coast for shipyard services. BAE's Mayport facility is dedicated to the successful repair of U.S. Navy vessels. BAE is a premier provider of maintenance and repair support for U.S. Navy ships home-ported in Mayport, Florida.

BAE's mission is to provide customers with a "total maintenance solution" while meeting or exceeding quality standards. BAE also provide the U.S. Navy with a management and production team that is well-known for its repair expertise, responsiveness and profic
iency in all aspects of shipboard maintenance.

Being an SMBE finalist means the company met stringent judging standards in several categories of criteria, including leadership, strategy, customers, measurement, analysis, knowledge management, workforce, and operations. SMBE award winners will be announced during the 30th Annual Governor’s Sterling Awards Banquet on June 3 at the Gaylord Palms resort in Orlando.

Congratulations to BAE Systems! For more information about BAE Systems, please visit https://www.baesystems.com/.