Garmin® is Recognized with Two Supplier of the Year Awards from Embraer

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today
announced that it received two major supplier awards at the 2015 Embraer
Suppliers Conference recently conducted at Embraer’s facility in São
José dos Campos, Brazil. Garmin was named Supplier of the Year
pertaining to the support of the G1000® Prodigy and G3000™
Prodigy Touch Integrated Flight Decks in two categories: Material
Support to Operations and Electro – Electrical Systems. Since 2010,
Garmin has received a total of six awards from Embraer among various
categories. The annual Embraer awards ceremony recognizes suppliers’
achievements relative to innovation, quality and reliability of the
products and services provided to Embraer.

“We are honored to be selected by Embraer to receive two Supplier of the
Year awards and to be recognized for our company’s outstanding level of
service and commitment,” said Carl Wolf, vice president of aviation
marketing and sales. “At Garmin, we are determined to provide our
aircraft manufacturing partners with the most innovative avionics
solutions, which are backed by the best support in the industry. These
awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication provided by the
entire Garmin team.”

As part of the 2015 Embraer Awards, Garmin was recognized as the
Supplier of the Year within the Material Support to Operations category.
This award acknowledges the supply chain efforts as it relates to
supporting Embraer with the G1000 Prodigy and G3000 Prodigy Touch
Integrated Flight Decks in the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 respectively.
This category highlights product quality, reliability and on-time
product delivery performance, as well as aftermarket support in those
same key areas.

Garmin also received top honors as Supplier of the Year in the Electro –
Electrical Systems category. This category emphasizes design innovation,
user-interface and overall system architecture, as well as outstanding
efforts among production line support, quality and on-time reliability
of the supply chain. This award further highlights Garmin’s achievement
in designing and manufacturing state-of-the-art flight deck systems
while being sensitive to market needs and preferences.

These two awards join several previous Embraer Supplier of the Year
awards won by Garmin in the following categories:

  • 2014: Material Support – Aftermarket
  • 2011: Electro – Electrical Systems
  • 2011: Technical Support to Operators
  • 2010: Electro – Electrical Systems

Supplier of the Year recipients undergo stringent evaluation and are
recognized as having shown outstanding performance, continuous
improvement and increased customer satisfaction among all other
suppliers and their respective categories. Only nine award categories
are presented for Embraer’s entire aircraft portfolio, including
Executive Aviation, Defense and Commercial Aircraft. Suppliers are
considered among several attributes, including innovation, delivery,
quality, reliability, flexibility and customer support.

Garmin’s aviation business segment is a leading provider of solutions to
OEM, aftermarket, military and government customers. Garmin’s portfolio
includes navigation, communication, flight control, hazard avoidance, an
expansive suite of ADS-B solutions and other products and services that
are known for innovation, reliability, and value. For more information
about Garmin’s full line of avionics, go to

For more than 25 years, Garmin has pioneered new GPS navigation and
wireless devices and applications that are designed for people who live
an active lifestyle. Garmin serves five primary business units,
including automotive, aviation, fitness, marine, and outdoor recreation.
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About Garmin

Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).
Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal
subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United
Kingdom. Garmin and G1000 are registered trademarks and G3000 is a
trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service
marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.

About Embraer

Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) is the world’s largest
manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, and one of Brazil’s
leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in São José dos
Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and
customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal,
Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops,
manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation,
executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides
after sales support and services to customers worldwide. For more
information, please visit

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and its business. Such statements are based on management’s current
expectations. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in
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Garmin, including, but not limited to, the risk factors listed in the
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 27, 2014, filed
by Garmin with the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission file
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Garmin International Inc.Jessica Koss, [email protected]