Suwanee, GA – Meggitt Training Systems, the leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services, has won the international category of the Gwinnett County Chamber’s 2017 Impact Regional Business Awards.
The program recognizes leading organizations in top industries driving economic development and job creation. From more than 500 nominations and 125 finalist companies, nine industry categories were recognized. Meggitt Training Systems received the award in the International category for advancing global commerce and creating jobs in the metro Atlanta region.
“Meggitt Training Systems supports military forces and law enforcement agencies globally, so we’re especially pleased to win the international Impact award,” said Jeff Murphy, president, Meggitt Training Systems. “Our skilled employees based here in Suwanee and around the world help ensure that those who put their lives on the line receive world-class training to accomplish their mission.”
With this award Meggitt becomes a Governor’s International Business Awards finalist. Held on October 6, this premier event recognizes individuals and organizations working to build and strengthen Georgia’s vibrant international business community.
Meggitt employs more than 400 people at its headquarters in Suwanee, plus others in Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Its training solutions have been chosen as programs of record by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, as well as sold to military forces in Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and other allies. Meggitt not only facilitates training for the world’s best warfighters, it also provides virtual and live-fire solutions for law enforcement agencies in more than 100 countries.
“Over the past decade, the nature of military and law enforcement operations have changed dramatically. Today’s threats make intensive and realistic weapons training more important than ever and that’s what Meggitt delivers worldwide,” Murphy added.
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Meggitt Training Systems
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