Essex Industries has received a five-year contract from the U.S. Government that involves at least 100 Interphone Control Panels for the C-130. The first delivery order will ship in 2019.
The C-130, a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft built by Lockheed Martin, has become the main tactical airlifter for military forces around the world.
In addition to the Interphone Control Panels, Essex provides the Liquid Oxygen (LOX) system for the C-130 and supplies three different control wheel upgrades with U.S. SOCOM (Special Operations Command), IAF (Indian Air Force) and Lockheed Martin
Essex Industries is proud to announce that it has received a Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award for 2016. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance in government outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that support aerospace companies.
“Our supplier network is one of Boeing’s greatest competitive advantages when it comes to advocating for our shared interests,” said Kent Fisher, Boeing’s leader for enterprise Supplier Management. “Suppliers like Essex Industries represent a critical business voice to help decision makers understand the incredible impact that the aerospace industry has on their economies, employment and communities.”