Founded in 2017, Advanced Waveguide Technologies Inc. set out to be the most trusted and reliable name in waveguides. From our humble beginnings as a small startup, we have grown to become a global leader in waveguide manufacturing. We specialize in providing our customers with a place where they can order all of their waveguide assembly sizes from WR19 to WR340, in full height, half height and quarter height sizes. We have industry leading reduced lead times, an on-time delivery rating of 99.8% and an on quality delivery rating of 99.9%.
Spearheading our organization is our esteemed CEO, Garrett Biele. Boasting an impressive 28 years of expertise within the Space Heritage sector, his leadership is a testament to our commitment to professional excellence. Between 2000 and 2015, Mr. Biele held the crucial position of Chief Operating Officer at the world's largest waveguide manufacturing company. His extensive knowledge and experience are invaluable assets, driving Advanced Waveguide Technolgies success and defining our strategic direction.
We are an experienced team that is focused on producing and delivering space qualified flight waveguides to customers. With expertise in engineering, design, and manufacturing, we are uniquely positioned to tackle even the most complex challenges. Our workforce is the backbone of AWT, each employee uniquely skilled and exceptionally competent with an average of over 10 years of industry experience in the waveguide sector. Our team's experience allows us to be agile and customer service oriented without sacrificing the on-time delivery or quality of our delivered products. This rich tapestry of knowledge and proficiency ensures we maintain our status as leaders in our field and continue to deliver the top-tier services our clients have come to expect.
We proudly operate state-of-the-art facilities, each contributing unique specializations to our overall operations. The first of these facilities is primarily devoted to the production of space-qualified flight waveguides. Our expert teams employ traditional manufacturing techniques, honed over years of industry practice, ensuring our products consistently meet the rigorous standards required for space-bound applications. In 2020, we further expanded our operational scope with the establishment of a second facility. This modern facility stands at the forefront of innovation, specializing in Additive Manufacturing - a cutting-edge process transforming the industry landscape. Furthermore, it is our center for payload design and analysis, supporting the development and deployment of spacecraft payloads. The collaboration between these two facilities enables us to deliver comprehensive, top-tier solutions to our clients, from traditional waveguide manufacturing to contemporary design and analysis.
At Advanced Wave Technologies, our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with a diverse range of cutting-edge machinery and sophisticated software systems that facilitate our comprehensive suite of services. The combination of this high-tech equipment and sophisticated systems allows us to deliver superior quality products and maintain our reputation as a leader in the industry.
At Advanced Wave Technologies, we are proud of not only our geographical diversity, but also our commitment to gender equality and empowerment. As a female-owned enterprise, we serve as a beacon of women's leadership in the tech sector. More than 60% of our talented team is comprised of women, drawn from all corners of the globe. These talented women bring a wealth of diverse skills, knowledge, and perspectives to our company. Their influence is seen and felt throughout our operations, from the innovative solutions we develop to the customer relationships we nurture. This strong female representation within our ranks underscores our dedication to gender equality and has become a defining aspect of our company's culture and identity. Our success is a testament to the immense value women contribute in technology and entrepreneurship, and we continually strive to champion this cause in all our initiatives.
Our commitment to inclusivity and diversity, evidenced by our
multi-national team, encourages mutual respect, collaboration, and understanding among our staff. The team at AWT is a brilliant testament to the power of global collaboration. We are proud to say that our employees originate from a diverse array of backgrounds, bringing with them unique perspectives and a rich mixture of cultural experiences. They hail from over five different countries, encompassing a multitude of different traditions, languages, and viewpoints. This diversity is a true asset to our company, fostering creativity, enhancing problem-solving, and fueling innovation. It allows us to take a global approach to problem-solving, ensuring that we can tackle challenges with a wide range of strategies and that we are always capable of offering fresh, innovative solutions. This diversity has undoubtedly played a significant role in the company's success and we continually strive to promote and celebrate it.