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NATEL EMS wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2014 International Business Awards(SM)

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NATEL EMS was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the "Fastest Growing Company of the Year in Canada and the U.S.A." category of the 11th Annual International Business Awards.

NATEL EMS was named the winner of a Gold Stevie(R) Award in the "Fastest Growing Company of the Year in Canada and the U.S.A." category of the 11th Annual International Business Awards.

The awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the Westin Paris – Vendome Hotel in Paris, France on 10 October. More than 3,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August.

"We are exceptionally proud of our team and our growth over the last year," said Sudesh Arora, NATEL EMS President and CEO. "The acquisition of EPIC technologies challenged us to perform in new technologies and industries, and we rose to that challenge. We look forward to accepting this award in Paris, and while this is our first Stevie® Award win, we don't plan to stop growing and improving anytime soon."

From January 1, 2013 to Jan 1, 2014, NATEL EMS saw 93% revenue growth and 497% employee growth. As part of a growth strategy seeking to grow annual revenues to $1 billion within the next decade, NATEL EMS acquired EPIC Technologies of Ohio in 2013, a company three times the size of NATEL EMS. The ability of NATEL EMS to overcome both the financial and operational challenges associated with an acquisition that size was a key part of their nomination for the award.

NATEL EMS also enhanced their capabilities last year, becoming certified to complete Kryton-85 Radioisotope Leak Testing and raising their contractor ratings to 100% through a collaborative plan with two of their national customers. The company was also awarded the Circuits Assembly Magazine's Service Excellence Award for the 5th consecutive year.


NATEL EMS is a major independent manufacturer of a wide variety of electronic products, providing low to high volume production for its customers. As one of the largest and oldest privately held EMS companies in the U.S., NATEL EMS is known for solving tough engineering problems that result in high-reliability, high-quality electronics for customers in medical, defense, transportation and industrial fields. NATEL EMS is favorably positioned among mid-tier EMS manufacturers to "make amazing things happen." NATEL EMS holds and maintains industry specific certifications that include AS9100, ISO 13485, and ISO/TS 16949. Its MIL-PRF-38534 (DSCC) Class H and K certifications certify NATEL's expertise in designing and manufacturing microelectronic assemblies for space and mission-critical defense programs placing it in an elite group of defense and aerospace industry manufacturers. NATEL EMS, headquartered in Chatsworth, CA, has manufacturing locations in California, Nevada, Ohio and Mexico. To learn more, visit or on Twitter, @NATEL.


The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2014 IBAs received entries from more than 60 nations and territories. The Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  The sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, opens for entries on 18 August.  Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Heather Pierce, Marketing Associate
NATEL Engineering Co., Inc.
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