Excelitas Expanding Ohio Facility
WALTHAM, Mass., and MIAMISBURG, Ohio, June 19, 2012 — Optoelectronics company Excelitas Technologies has received a $300,000 grant from the Montgomery County Economic Development/Government Equity (ED/GE) Program toward the expansion of its ISO 9001-certified Miamisburg facility.
The project is expected to create additional jobs for the local community and will be completed by the end of the year.
“Excelitas is pleased to announce the expansion of manufacturing capacity, as well as its product development facilities, to meet the increased demand in the marketplace for our energetic safety systems,” said Doug Benner, senior vice president and general manager of Advanced Electronic Systems at Excelitas. “We are grateful for the strong support that the Mound Development Corp, the city of Miamisburg, Montgomery County [Board of Commissioners] and the state of Ohio have provided to Excelitas, enabling us to continue to grow our business and meet our customers’ growing needs. We look forward to continuing our partnership with these organizations.”
Excelitas designs, manufactures and tests energetic safety systems for a variety of high-performance applications, including precision munitions, tactical and strategic missiles, and launch vehicles.
For more information, visit: www.excelitas.com