Exelis this week celebrated the grand opening of its composite design and manufacturing centre in Salt Lake City, Utah. The new facility provides increased capacity and enhanced automation capability for advanced commercial and military composite aircraft structures.
The company has built the new composites centre to meet the growing need for composite parts on commercial and military aircraft, the new facility builds on to the existing 130,000 square foot integrated structures centre and will create over 100 new jobs.
Jim Barber, vice president and general manager of the Exelis Electronic Systems Integrated Structures business said;
With the addition of automated fibre placement and tape laying capability combined with high speed machining, inspection and assembly, Exelis is positioned to provide optimal composite solutions more efficiently
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ITT Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated 2011 sales of $5.8 billion.