ST. LOUIS, 1 June 2010.Contract manufacturing specialist LaBarge Inc. in St. Louis is providing printed circuit card assemblies for commercial and military aircraft such as the Boeing C-17 military transport, the Airbus A350 passenger airliner, and the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter under terms of a contract worth about $5 million a year from the Parker Aerospace Electronic Systems Division in Hauppauge N.Y.
Production on the LaBarge-built printed circuit boards will be at LaBarge's Tulsa, Okla., facility. "Recent capital investments at our Tulsa operation give us the state-of-the-art technology and manufacturing flexibility to meet our customer's requirements for high-performance printed circuit card assemblies," says Craig LaBarge, La Barge's chief executive officer and president.
Parker Aerospace is an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corp. in Irvine, Calif., which builds flight control, hydraulic, fuel, fluid conveyance, and engine components and systems for aerospace and other high-technology applications. LaBarge, meanwhile, is an electronics contract manufacturer.