Sypris Electronics opens dedicated space facility

TAMPA, Fla., 24 August. Sypris Electronics, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc., has announced the grand opening of its Space manufacturing facility. Sypris Electronics will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for its new 10,000-square-foot. facility, completely dedicated to the production of spaceflight electronics. The new facility is part of the Company's 318,000-square-foot engineering and manufacturing operation in Tampa, Fla.

Aug 24th, 2005

TAMPA, Fla., 24 August. Sypris Electronics, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc., has announced the grand opening of its Space manufacturing facility. Sypris Electronics will be hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony today for its new 10,000-square-foot. facility, completely dedicated to the production of spaceflight electronics. The new facility is part of the Company's 318,000-square-foot engineering and manufacturing operation in Tampa, Fla.

The space facility is certified to NASA-STD-8739 specifications and is staffed by employees averaging 13 years experience building defense and aerospace products.

Headlining the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be: Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio; U.S. Rep. Jim Davis (D-FL), 11th Congressional District; Sypris Solutions chairman, Bob Gill; Sypris Solutions chief executive officer, Jeff Gill; Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems (LMCSS) director of Government Programs, John Logrando; LMCSS subcontracts manager, Chuck Pergola; and Sypris Electronics president, Bob Sanders.

Logrando says "we have selected Sypris Electronics as a strategic manufacturer to produce key electronics assemblies for our commercial and military satellites. They achieved Supplier Excellence in 1999 for their Space manufacturing efforts and were recognized as a Star Supplier - Perfect Product in 2002. Sypris Electronics' new dedicated Space facility is a first-class operation."

"Sypris Electronics has made a commitment to the Space market by constructing this state-of-the-art facility," Sanders says. "Sypris Electronics is committed to increasing its presence in the commercial and military space markets. Our dedicated space facility offers customers an integrated space manufacturing solution for their complex electronics manufacturing needs."

For more information visit www.sypriselectronics.com.

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