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December 02, 2015 12:42 AM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Ceradyne, Inc.

Company Overview

Ceradyne Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and marketing of technical ceramic products, powders, and components for defense, industrial, automotive/diesel, and commercial applications in the U.S. Its customers include the federal government, prime government contractors, and industrial, automotive, diesel, and commercial manufacturers in domestic and international markets. Ceradyne was founded in 1967 and is based in Costa Mesa, Calif.

3169 Red Hill Avenue

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

United States

Founded in 1967

2,112 Employees

Key Executives for Ceradyne, Inc.

President and Director
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Secretary
Age: 61
President of North American Operations
Age: 60
Vice President and President of Semicon Associates
Age: 50
Vice President of Human Resources
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Ceradyne, Inc. Key Developments

Ceradyne, Inc. Provides the U.S. Army with Ballistic Armor Inserts for Tactical Vests

Ceradyne Inc. is providing the U.S. Army with ballistic armor inserts for tactical vests. The order for next-generation lightweight enhanced small arms protective inserts, or ESAPI, body armor is a $34 million contract modification, issued under the Army's Soldier Protection Systems Vital Torso Protection program.

Ceradyne Inc. Wins a $34,112,608 Federal Contract

Ceradyne Inc. announced that was awarded a $34,112,608 federal contract modification by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Maryland, for hard armor protective inserts.

Ceradyne, Inc. Wins $6.43 Million Federal Contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command

Ceradyne Inc. won a $6,433,730 federal contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, for enhanced combat helmets.

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