FRC Corporation

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 20, 2004) – FRC Corporation, with locations in Palm Bay, Fla., and Mason City, Iowa, has received The President’s Award for 2004 from Rockwell Collins. The award was presented by Chairman, President and CEO Clay Jones at Rockwell Collins’ Annual Supplier Conference.

FRC Corporation has proven to be an exemplary supplier,” said Roger Weiss, acting vice president of Material and Supply for Rockwell Collins. “It has shortened its lead times, assisted us in reducing inventories and provided top-notch customer service.”

FRC Corporation also received the Magnetic Commodity Supplier of the Year Award for being a consistently high performer in quality, delivery and support service.
The Commodity Supplier of the Year awards are an acknowledgement of significant contributions made over the past year by each supplier amongst their peer group based upon quality, delivery, total cost of ownership, lead time and overall business process alignment with Rockwell Collins.

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) is a leader in the design, production and support of communications and aviation electronics solutions for government and commercial customers worldwide. In January 2004, Forbes magazine selected Rockwell Collins as the best managed aerospace & defense company in America. Additional company information is available at