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Fairlead Integrated Attends FMMS 2017

17 August 2017

San Diego, CA, 17 August 2017 – Fairlead Integrated displayed at the Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium (FMMS) 15-16 August at the San Diego Convention Center. “We are very excited…

US Navy HES-C Variable Speed Drive

12 April 2017

High-Efficiency Super Capacity Chiller System Successfully Completes Certification Tests Chesapeake, VA, 12 April 2017 – The U.S. Navy has successfully completed first article production prototype qualification testing for the new-generation…

Panel Discussion: MMA Spring Meeting

16 February 2017

Arlington, VA, 16 February 2017 – VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret), President of Fairlead Boat Works, was a defense industry panelist at the Marine Machinery Association’s (MMA) 33rd Annual Spring…

FPMI Debuts Launch and Recovery System (LARS)

16 October 2016

Kyle of Lochalsh, Scotland, UK, 16 October 2016 – Fairlead announced today that its Precision Manufacturing & Integration (FPMI) division debuted its LARS during Unmanned Warrior as part of a…

NASA LaRC Awards BPA to FPMI

16 August 2016

Portsmouth, VA, 16 August 2016 – Fairlead Integrated announced today that its Precision Manufacturing & Integration (FPMI) division has received a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) from NASA Langley Research Center…

Retired Navy high-flier takes on new challenge: Reviving a small shipyard

04 June 2016

Robert McCabe The Virginian-Pilot Newport News, VA, 4 June 2016 Over the span of a 40-year career, retired Navy Vice Adm. David Architzel left some pretty big footprints. His last…

FMH Telescoping Conveyors

09 February 2016

Portsmouth, VA, 9 February 2016 – Fairlead Precision Manufacturing & Integration (FPMI) was recently awarded a contract to produce telescoping conveyors for FMH Conveyors in Hampton. We are executing this…

Senator sells ship repair company, Davis Boat Works

20 June 2015

Robert McCabe The Virginian-Pilot Newport News, VA, 20 June 2015 Davis Boat Works, a 57-year-old ship-repair facility in Newport News, has been sold to Portsmouth-based Fairlead Integrated, state Sen. Frank…

Missile Defense Agency's Aegis Ashore Program

29 October 2014

Portsmouth, VA, 29 October 2014 – Fairlead Integrated announced today that their Precision Manufacturing and Integration Division (FPMI) in Portsmouth, VA has been awarded a contract from the Department of…

Businessman has uncanny ability to improvise

28 September 2014

Robert McCabe The Virginian-Pilot Virginia Beach, VA, 28 September 2014 It’s the station to which he’s set his satellite radio more than the cool, sleek interior of Jerry Miller’s blue…