Matrix Service Subsidiary Teams With DynaVac on a Thermal Vacuum Chamber Project for Lockheed Martin
TULSA, Okla., May 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Matrix Service Co. (Nasdaq: MTRX) announced today that its subsidiary Matrix Service Inc. has been awarded a turnkey project in excess of $20 million to construct and install a thermal vacuum chamber test facility at the GPS III Test Facility, owned and operated by Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., a business unit of Lockheed Martin Corp., one of the largest U.S. aerospace companies. Matrix Service, Inc. will utilize DynaVac, based in Hingham, MA, as a subcontractor on the project.
The Matrix Service/DynaVac scope of work for the GPS III Thermal Vacuum Test Facility covers the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of a thermal vacuum chamber, vacuum pumping systems, gaseous nitrogen thermal shroud and systems along with all related mechanical, electrical and control systems. Matrix Service will design, fabricate and construct the vacuum chamber and install all components and systems. DynaVac will design, procure and fabricate the thermal shroud, vacuum pumping systems, control systems and thermal control units to be installed by Matrix Service. The project is scheduled to be complete and fully commissioned by November 2011.
“We are pleased that Lockheed Martin has chosen Matrix Service and its subcontractor DynaVac to provide this important thermal vacuum test facility,” said Michael J. Bradley, president and CEO of Matrix Service. “This project is a direct reflection of our continued emphasis on diversification and total capability expansion.”
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Matrix Service Company provides engineering, construction and repair and maintenance services principally to the petroleum, petrochemical, power, bulk storage terminal, pipeline and industrial gas industries.
The Company is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with regional operating facilities located in Oklahoma, Texas, California, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Washington, New Jersey and Delaware in the U.S. and in Canada.
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