Ceradyne Receives $17.8 Million Order For U.S. Air Force
November 7, 2005
Ceradyne, Inc. recently received an order totaling approximately $17.8 million for its lightweight ceramic armor systems for use by the U.S. Air Force. Shipments are expected to commence in January 2006 and be completed by September 2006. The order was placed by the Defense Supply Center, Philadelphia (DSCP), which is part of the Defense Logistics Agency. "Ceradyne has been working with DSCP for over five years, and we are very pleased that this additional order was placed with us by that procurement agency," said Joel Moskowitz, chief executive officer. "We anticipate that there will be continuing orders for this type of lightweight ceramic armor system products."
The company's website is located at www.ceradyne.com.