Montgomery County Board of Commissioners awards $300,000 grant to support increased capacity for design and manufacturing of state-of-the-art energetic safety systems.
Excelitas Technologies, a global provider of innovative, customized optoelectronics and advanced electronic systems to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced that on June 5, 2012 the Montgomery County, Ohio Board of Commissioners approved a $300,000 grant from the Economic Development/Government Equity (ED/GE) Program to be used towards the expansion of Excelitas’ ISO 9001-certified Miamisburg, Ohio facility.
Excelitas is a leader in the design, manufacture and test of Energetic Safety Systems for a variety of high- performance applications including precision munitions, tactical missiles, launch vehicles, and strategic missiles. Excelitas’ energetic safety products are designed using the latest advances in technology to develop smaller, lighter, smarter, and more cost-effective devices. The Company has partnered with the leading defense and aerospace OEMs for over 60 years in designing, qualifying and manufacturing advanced technology components and subsystems for a range of smart systems that safeguard lives.
“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,” stated Doug Benner, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Advanced Electronic Systems, Excelitas Technologies.
“We are grateful for the strong support that the Mound Development Corp, the City of Miamisburg, Montgomery County, 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,” Mr. Benner added.
The Miamisburg facility capacity expansion project is expected to create additional jobs for the local community and will be completed by the end of 2012.