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Ceradyne Announces Opening Of New Kentucky Facility

August 15, 2005
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Ceradyne, Inc. hosted the grand opening of its new 115,000-square-foot facility in Lexington, Ky., last week. The plant manufactures lightweight ceramic body armor systems for U.S. military forces and silicon nitride technical ceramic components for diesel engines. "This new plant encompasses cutting-edge advanced technical ceramic technology in two of our core competencies -- hot pressing lightweight, extremely hard boron carbide ceramic needed to meet recent increased military requirements for body armor, and Ceradyne's silicon nitride ceramics for use as components in diesel engines and other industrial and energy-related applications where erosion and corrosion resistance are required," said Joel Moskowitz, chairman of the board and chief executive officer. "This increase in manufacturing capacity and Kentucky's competitive energy rates are anticipated to allow Ceradyne to meet its growth projections and enhanced productivity objectives for both its defense and industrial markets."

Visit http://www.ceradyne.com for additional information.

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