28 May 2010

5/28/2010 - SIMSBURY, CT - Ensign Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBA&D) today announced it has successfully closed on its acquisition of NEA Electronics, Incorporated, located in Chatsworth, California. Geoffrey Kaczynski, EBA&D’s Aerospace Market Business Development Manager, has been named General Manager of NEA and will work closely with Dan Troiano, NEA President Emeritus, to assure a successful integration into EBA&D. Geoff and Dan will report to Michael Pitcher, President & CEO of EBA&D. Mike Pitcher said, “We look forward to continuing with the great service NEA Electronics provides our domestic and international customers and to the future complements that will come with NEA being part of the EBA&D family.” Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company, headquartered in Simsbury, Connecticut is prime contractor to US and Foreign Military customers, and subcontractor to many US primes. EBA&D provides diversified energetic systems for Space Launch Vehicles, Satellites, Missiles, the Soldier, and Ground Vehicles. NEA provides an array of critical mechanisms complimentary to EBA&D’s core product lines.

EBA&D’s parent company is Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., a privately held, diversified technology and manufacturing company that has been reliably serving its customers since 1836. More information about NEA Electronics can be found at http://www.neaelectronics.com/