Teledyne CML Hosts Duke of York for Composites Facility Opening
BROMBOROUGH, UK (October 7, 2011) — Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. today announced that His Royal Highness, The Duke of York, KG officially opened the new composite manufacturing facility operated by its affiliate, Teledyne CML Group Limited, in the United Kingdom.
The 6,000 square meter composites manufacturing facility features state-of-the-art capabilities including two clean rooms, BMI-capable autoclave, 5-axis CNC router, trim shop, inspection facilities and paint shop.
“With its greater composites capacity and enhanced capabilities, Teledyne CML Group is positioned to become a major supplier of composite components to the aviation, marine and space markets,” said Rex D. Geveden, president, Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. “We were especially honoured to have His Royal Highness officiate at this very important occasion.”
Jan Hess, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Teledyne Brown Engineering and Scott Hall, vice president, Manufactured Products, Teledyne Brown Engineering participated in the ceremony. Also in attendance were the Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside, Dame Lorna Muirhead DBE, the Mayor of and Mayoress of Wirral, members of the Household, Lieutenancy and Civic parties, and many distinguished guests.
HRH toured the facility and met with Teledyne executives, Teledyne CML management and employees before unveiling a plaque commemorating the opening of the facility and signing a certificate to that effect.
Wirral Council Leader, Cllr Steve Foulkes said: “The presence of HRH, Duke of York at the official opening of Teledyne CML’s superb new facility in Bromborough is recognition, if it were needed, of the company’s excellence in advanced composite manufacturing and their commitment to Wirral. Invest Wirral, the Council’s business support team has developed close links with Teledyne CML and we will continue to support them with their plans for growth at what is a very exciting time for the company.”
The Composites Division manufactures a broad product range of both structural and nonstructural components and assemblies such as wing and fuselage fairings, covers and panels, nose and tail cone assemblies, floors, interior panels and fittings, ducting, etc.
Teledyne CML Group Ltd., an affiliate of Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., offers capabilities in precision machining, composites manufacturing, sheet metal fabrication and assembly. With a strong pedigree of machining for the aerospace industry since the 1940’s, Teledyne CML’s customers have benefitted from the subsequent integration of composites, sheet metal detail fabrication and assembly into its range of services. Find out more about TBE and Teledyne CML Group at http://www.tbe.com and www.cml-group.com.
Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is a full-spectrum engineering and advanced manufacturing company with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company provides engineering services, engineered systems and manufactured products to the space, defense and energy markets. Teledyne Brown provides full lifecycle development from concept definition to production and operations. The company has a rich heritage in developing complex systems for space, missile defense, energy and other challenging markets. Find out more about Teledyne Brown Engineering at www.tbe.com.
Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies’ operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies’ website at www.teledyne.com.
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