NNSA Small Business Week Day 4: Government Scientific Source
December 16, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on Monday announced that it distributed more than $395 million in small business obligations for federal prime contracts in fiscal year 2010. NNSA surpassed its departmental small business goal by 39 percent in fiscal year 2010.
To highlight the success of its small business program, NNSA launched the second annual “NNSA Small Business Week.” As part of the NNSA Small Business Week, NNSA is featuring a different small business of the day each day this week.
Today’s profile highlights Government Scientific Source, Inc. (GSS). Since 1991, GSS, a small business veteran owned supplier dedicated to research excellence, has provided laboratory goods in all disciplines to all tiers of the U.S. government, ensuring products are safely and easily sourced and procured through multiple government supply schedules and eCommerce systems.
“GSS helps advance the NNSA research mission by providing scientists with a steady and reliable source of products purchased and delivered through secure channels,” said Mike Mendrysa, account sales manager at GSS.
GSS has complete office and warehouse operations in Virginia, New Mexico, California, and provides services to the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, and General Services Administration, among other customers.
Established by Congress in 2000, NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science in the nation’s national security enterprise. NNSA maintains and enhances the safety, security, reliability, and performance of the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile without nuclear testing; reduces the global danger from weapons of mass destruction; provides the U.S. Navy with safe and effective nuclear propulsion; and responds to nuclear and radiological emergencies in the U.S. and abroad.