September 26, 2016 1:56 PM 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: 62
President of North American Operations
Age: 61
Vice President and President of Semicon Associates
Age: 51
Vice President of Human Resources
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Ceradyne, Inc. Key Developments

Ceradyne Inc. Wins $7.7 Million Federal Contract for the Supply of 5,370 Integrated Head Protection Systems

Ceradyne Inc. was awarded a $7,698,335 federal contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for the supply of 5,370 integrated head protection systems.

Ceradyne Inc. Wins a $36,610,608 Federal Contract

Ceradyne Inc. announced that it was awarded a $36,610,608 federal contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command for hard armor protective inserts. The contract includes the enhanced small arms protective, enhanced side ballistic, x-small arms protective and the x-side ballistic inserts.

Ceradyne, Inc. Wins Contract for 177,000 Body Armor Plates

Ceradyne, Inc. announced that the company has been awarded a $92.7 million body-armor contract by Defense Logistics Agency for delivery of 177,000 pieces. The plates are designed to meet stringent performance requirements outlined by the U.S. Department of Defense. Production and deliveries are expected to begin in 2016.

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