BALTIMORE, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Granite State Manufacturing (GSM), a New Hampshire-based contract manufacturing company serving military and commercial markets, acquired Scandia Manufacturing Company Inc. (Scandia), a leading manufacturer of precision hydraulic and mechanical marine systems for the Department of Defense. The acquisition dramatically enhances GSM's existing business with the United States Navy.
Granite State Manufacturing plans to maintain all operations at Scandia's 22,000 foot Baltimore facility. Scandia has operated for 56 years in southwest Baltimore, and currently employs 30 highly skilled machinists, mechanics, and welders. The company manufactures and repairs precision hydraulic and mechanical marine assemblies and components to be used in the Navy's submarine systems. Similarly, GSM specializes in contract manufacturing of complex systems, including mast-mounted submarine antenna systems, in the fields of precision machining and welding for various branches of the U.S. Military. Scandia's 30 skilled employees will join GSM's 170 skilled technical and manufacturing personnel to provide the Navy with a more varied suite of capabilities in submarine component manufacture and repair.
"In our more than 70 years of operation, Granite State Manufacturing has earned a reputation within the Department of Defense for on-time delivery and impeccable precision. Joining forces with Scandia will only strengthen this reputation, as well as round out our product offerings for the U.S. Navy, to include everything from antennas to radar and periscope masts to hydraulic cylinders," said GSM Chief Executive Officer John Allard.
Operating in Manchester, New Hampshire since 1938, Granite State Manufacturing is a highly specialized organization, combining value engineering, program management and in-house, state-of-the-art production facilities. Granite State Manufacturing offers the military, semi-conductor and pharmaceutical industries a full range of manufacturing services including precision machining, metal fabrication, welding, soldering, mechanical assembly, electrical assembly and testing.
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