HIAWATHA, Iowa, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged, long-life computer hardware, announced today that four management staff members were honored with an Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award in recognition of extraordinary support of their employees serving in the Guard and Reserve.

ESGR, a Department of Defense agency, created the Patriot Award to publicly recognize individuals who provide outstanding patriotic support and cooperation for their employees to answer their nation’s call to serve.

Crystal Group’s Scott Kongable, President; Jim Shaw, Executive Vice President, Engineering; Michael Kruger, Vice President of Manufacturing; and San Havan, Senior Master Scheduler were nominated for being highly supportive of their employees who are active in military service. Nominations were received from Crystal Group employees Commander Chad Hutchinson, U. S. Navy Reserve and Sergeant Mike Molby, U.S. Army Reserve.

About Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

Established in 1972, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense agency that seeks to promote a culture in which all American employers support and value the military service of their employees. Information on ESGR can be found at www.esgr.org.

About Crystal Group Inc.
Crystal Group Inc., a technology leader in rugged computer hardware, specializes in the design and manufacture of custom and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) rugged servers, embedded computing, networking devices, displays, power supplies, and data storage for high reliability in harsh environments. An employee-owned small business founded in 1987, Crystal Group provides the defense, government and industrial markets with in-house customization, engineering, integration, configuration management, product lifecycle planning, warranty, and support services.

Crystal Group products meet or exceed IEEE, IEC, and military standards (MIL-STD-810, 167-1, 461, MIL-S-901); are backed by warranty (5+ year) with in-house support; and are manufactured in the company’s Hiawatha, Iowa, USA, facility certified to AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards. crystalrugged.com

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