AMERICAN SYSTEMS Named to Forbes List of America’s Best Employers 2021 March 29, 2021 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS was recently named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The America’s Best Employers 2021 list can currently be viewed on the Forbes website. The Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021 is determined through an independent survey applied to a vast sample of more than 50,000 American employees working for companies with more than 1,000 employees in America. The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees who were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Based on the results of the study, AMERICAN SYSTEMS was selected to be recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers 2021.
AMERICAN SYSTEMS Named a Winner of the 2021 National Top Workplaces Award January 28, 2021 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS has announced it has earned a 2021 National Top Workplaces award, issued by Energage. This is the inaugural year for National Top Workplaces, built on the program’s 14-year history surveying more than 20 million employees across 54 markets for the regional Top Workplaces awards. Companies on the 2021 National Top Workplaces list are chosen based solely on employee feedback gathered through an employee engagement survey, issued by Energage. Results are calculated by comparing the company’s survey responses against industry benchmarks related to 15 Culture Drivers. “We are thrilled to receive this recognition as a 2021 National Top Workplaces award winner,” said Peter Smith, President and CEO of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. “This reflects the high level of engagement exhibited by our employee-owners and their alignment to our culture of ownership and accountability.” National Top Workplaces is open to large organizations, those with more than 150 employees, and those
AMERICAN SYSTEMS Celebrates 45 Years as a Leading Government IT and Engineering Solutions Provider 2020 also marks 30th year as an employee-owned company March 2, 2020 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a government IT and engineering solutions provider and one of the top 100 employee-owned companies in the U.S., is marking the 45th anniversary of its founding this year. Today, the company, under the leadership of President and CEO Peter Smith, is a broad-based provider of IT and engineering services and solutions to government customers in support of national priority programs and has grown to include more than 1,400 employees and annual revenue in excess of $375 million. From its early years supporting the U.S. Navy, the company has expanded its strategic business areas to include virtually every federal agency in the areas of Defense, Intelligence, Federal Law Enforcement, U.S. Outreach, and Healthcare. The company now supports several hundred programs globally, with a diverse workforce at 30 locations in the U.S. and in 15 countries overseas.
AMERICAN SYSTEMS Earns Spot on 2020 Military Friendly® Employers List September 4, 2019 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS, a Virginia Values Veterans (V3)-certified company, has been awarded a place on the 2020 Military Friendly® Employers list. The Military Friendly® Employer survey investigates and identifies the organizations whose commitment to serving the military and veteran community is comprehensive in scope and meaningful in terms of actual outcomes and impact. This is AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ second consecutive year on the list. The list serves as a guide for veterans and their families to identify the top veteran-friendly organizations in our nation. Among other criteria, AMERICAN SYSTEMS received high marks by Military Friendly® for its culture and commitment to the veteran community, including AMERICAN SYSTEMS’ in-house Servicemember Outreach And Referral (SOAR) program. Almost half of the company’s new hires in 2018 served in the military at some point.
AMERICAN SYSTEMS-Led Joint Venture Awarded Position on $264 Million IDIQ Contract to Support NASA December 18, 2018 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS has won a multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract award to perform engineering and technical support services (ETSS) for NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC) in Edwards, California. NASA awarded this contract to New Horizons Aeronautics (NHAero), a joint venture led by AMERICAN SYSTEMS with small business partner Millennium Engineering &amp; Integration Company (MEI). The maximum potential value of the eight-year contract is $264,000,000 and the period of performance begins on February 1, 2019. The ETSS contract includes engineering expertise for research, flight, and mission operations; engineering support for facilities and safety/mission assurance; and support for various technical functions including project planning and control, range support, lab support, and special studies.
AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $68.6 Million Task Order for U.S. Air Force Emergency Mass Notification System January 15, 2018 — Chantilly, VA — AMERICAN SYSTEMS today announced it was awarded a task order to develop and implement a cloud-based enterprise Emergency Mass Notification System (EMNS) solution for the U.S. Air Force (USAF). The five-year task order, valued at $68.6 million, was awarded under the USAF NETCENTS-2: Network Operations and Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle. Under the terms of the task order, AMERICAN SYSTEMS will provide a single USAF enterprise solution to support lifesaving and mission-protective measures. The EMNS will deliver reliable and secure emergency threat notifications to all personnel at all USAF locations on a 24 hour/7 day-a-week basis using the Blackberry AtHoc Crisis Communications Software Suite running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The EMNS solution will increase situational awareness for Airmen and their families, regardless of their physical location, to enable protective measures when tragic events or emergencies occur.
AMERICAN SYSTEMS Awarded $36.1 Million U.S. Navy Task Order for Technical and Forensic Analysis of IEDs. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ0z6
Effective December 31, 2016, we have accelerated our vesting schedule for our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) as follows: after 1 year = 25% vested; after 2 years = 50% vested; and after 3 years = 100% vested!