The space systems company of Lockheed Martin has been inducted into the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Business Hall of Fame in a ceremony Thursday.
The company is one of 22 businesses that have been selected to the hall of fame since its inception in 2011, Loclheed Martin announced Friday.
The award is given to companies that have operations in the Silicon Valley region for at least 50 years and have contributed to economic and civic growth and community well-being.
“Lockheed Martin is proud to call Silicon Valley home for a number of our most innovative programs,” said Douglas R. Graham, vice president of advanced programs for Lockheed Martin Space Systems and member of the chamber’s board of directors.
“The credit goes to our employees for taking aerospace and defense technology into the future and being role models in the community for tomorrow’s engineers and leaders.”
Graham accepted the award at the chamber’s annual membership dinner in Santa Clara, Calif.