05 December 2017
Portsmouth, VA, 5 December 2017 – Fairlead Integrated, a leading supplier of electrical and mechanical solutions and products, announces plans to build a new 40,000 sq ft manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach by fall 2018. An official groundbreaking ceremony was held on December 4, 2017.
The expansion project will extend Fairlead’s manufacturing footprint and allow the Hampton Roads-based company to prepare for an increased demand from military customers for new hardware and software. “We are excited about expanding and moving our operations to Virginia Beach,” said Fairlead Integrated President Fred Pasquine.
The new facility will produce a variety of products made to military specifications. They are:
The new manufacturing facility will also include a test lab that is double the size of the company’s current lab.
Fairlead Integrated has retained The Miller Group as its developer and design build contractor. In Oceana East Industrial Park alone, The Miller Group has extensive history in turn-key projects with more than 500,000 sq ft developed. “The Miller Group has an impressive track record of successful client relationships, and we look forward to working with them throughout this process,” said Pasquine.
About Fairlead Integrated
Fairlead Integrated builds integrated electrical and control systems, large-scale mechanical fabrications and structures, precision machined metal components/subsystems and advanced mobile containerized products. Today, Fairlead’s products are part of mission-critical systems in the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz and Ford-class aircraft carriers, Virginia-class submarines, the Littoral Combat Ship and many classes of support and auxiliary ships of the Military Sealift Command, the Maritime Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard.
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