Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC honored for small business achievement
Amarillo, Texas – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) was recently honored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. The company received an award for Facility Management Contractor Small Business Achievement of the Year at the 16th Annual Small Business Forum and Expo.
The Facility Management Contractor Small Business Achievement of the Year award recognizes the tangible, annual, organizational results of a DOE facilities management contractor. These results are measured in terms of dollars and percentage increases in small business procurement activity as well as policies, programs and procedures that promote small business use.
CNS operates the Pantex Plant in Amarillo and the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, for the National Nuclear Security Administration. For fiscal year 2016, CNS awarded 67 percent of all purchases to U.S.-based small businesses, exceeding a negotiated goal of 55 percent.
Scientific Sales, Inc., one of Y-12’s fiscal year 2016 Small Business of the Year honorees, also received an award as 8(a)/Small Disadvantaged Business of the Year.
For a full list of winners, please visit the DOE website: https://www.energy.gov/osdbu/annual-small-business-awards-fy2016.
Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) operates the Pantex Plant, located in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex, located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, under a single contract for the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration. Pantex and Y-12 are key facilities in the U.S. Nuclear Security Enterprise, and CNS performs its work with a focus on the performance excellence and the imperatives of safety, security, zero defects and delivery as promised.