Crystal Group Management gets Department of Defense ESGR Patriot award

Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged, long-life computer hardware, has announced 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, the company said.

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.

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

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.