Telephonics Corporation Announces Subcontract Award from Syracuse Research Corporation
10/27/2005 - Telephonics Corporation has received a subcontract award from Syracuse Research Corporation (SRC) for the turnkey production of an SRC product. The initial release on this subcontract could exceed $20 million in value with the first system delivery in December 2005. Under the structure of the joint cooperation agreement with SRC, Telephonics total share of all production for the program will exceed $150 million.
SRC is an independent, not-for-profit research and development leader focused on technology programs of national significance. Telephonics will provide supply chain management, technical support as well as production support during the life of the contract.
“We are proud to have been selected by SRC to produce these systems critical to the welfare of our troops”, emphasized Mr. Donald C. Pastor, Executive Vice President of Operations for Telephonics Corporation. “SRC’s product design coupled with our supply chain management and high volume manufacturing execution model will ensure the timely delivery of this product to our armed forces and make this program a success.”
A subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), Telephonics' (www.telephonics.com) broad based, high-tech engineering capabilities provide integrated information and communication systems solutions to both domestic and international markets. The company is organized into two operating divisions: Communications Systems, specializing in aircraft intercommunications, mass transit communications, wireless and audio products; and Command Systems, specializing in traffic management systems, maritime surveillance radar and aerospace electronics; and one wholly-owned subsidiary, TLSI. Operating under the Telephonics umbrella, TLSI (www.tlsi.com) manufactures application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) for the telecommunications, automotive and industrial security markets.
About Griffon Corporation
In addition to developing and manufacturing information and communication systems for government and commercial markets worldwide, Griffon Corporation is also a leader in the development and production of embossed and laminated specialty plastic films used in the baby diaper, feminine napkin, adult incontinent, surgical and patient care markets. Griffon Corporation is also a leading manufacturer and marketer of residential, commercial and industrial garage doors sold to professional installing dealers and major home center retail chains. Through a substantial network of operations located throughout the country, Griffon’s building products company also installs and services specialty building products, primarily garage doors, openers, fireplaces and cabinets for new construction markets.
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