CORONA, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2013) - CIRCOR Aerospace celebrated the grand opening of their Corona, California Machining Center of Excellence on Friday, September 20.
Scott Buckhout, CIRCOR International President and CEO and Michael Dill, CIRCOR Aerospace Group Vice President led the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attendees included California State Assemblyman Eric Linder (60th District), a special video message from U.S. Congressman Ken Calvert (CA) and attendance by his Deputy Director Jolyn Murphy, Chief of Staff John Field from Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione's (2nd District) office, and representatives from California Senator Richard D. Roth's (31st District) offices as well as members from the Corona Chamber of Commerce. Following the ceremony, all guests attended a tour of the new facility.
The state of the art machining facility holds the critical machining processes for the West Coast fluidic control, actuation, and landing gear product lines. Completed in June of 2013, the new facility has 72,000 square feet of manufacturing floor space. CIRCOR's two Corona facilities feature a combined footprint of over 187,000 square feet and include Engineering, Design, Research and Development, Manufacturing, and Assembly and Test.
"This represents another important achievement on our continuing journey toward operational excellence at CIRCOR Aerospace. We would like to recognize the hard work from our collective teams engaged in this project which achieved every established target," noted CIRCOR Aerospace Group Vice President, Michael Dill.
"Our efforts and hard work are paying off. At a time when our economic climate nationally and in the Inland Empire is challenged with budget shortfalls, sequestration cuts and cities declaring bankruptcy, I am proud that we are bucking the trend and creating jobs for the city of Corona and the Southern California region," noted Scott Buckhout, CIRCOR International, Inc. President and CEO.
About CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group
CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control, actuation, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR Aerospace provides a full range of fluid controls and electro-mechanical controls, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems. CIRCOR Aerospace has business units located in California, Ohio, New York; Paris and Chemille, France; Tangier, Morocco and Suzhou, China.
Parent company CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace Products group is headquartered in Corona, California.
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