TULSA, Okla., July 18, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Matrix Services Company (Nasdaq: MTRX) today announced that its subsidiary, Matrix Service Inc., has been selected by Northrop Grumman for two thermal vacuum chamber projects, the first of which is engineering, procurement and construction (EPC ) for a new state-of-the-art thermal vacuum chamber at the Gilbert, Arizona campus of Northrop Grumman’ EPC work for the Gilbert project was awarded in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2022, following from a previous award for Front End Engineering Design (FEED).
During the third quarter of fiscal 2022, Matrix Service won a second project for EPC work related to the retrofit of a thermal vacuum chamber at Northrop Grumman’s Space Park in Redondo Beach, California.
The Gilbert thermal vacuum chamber is part of Northrop Grumman’s expansion of its satellite engineering and manufacturing operations in Arizona, which was completed in April 2022. The state-of-the-art facility provides design, fabrication , assembly, integration, and testing in support of high-level satellite missions, including critical science missions for NASA, in addition to other programs that support national security.
The Space Park project, which has already begun, will include EPC work on an existing thermal vacuum chamber to bring it to a modern, state-of-the-art state and will include the replacement of existing thermal shrouds and insulation piping. mechanical, as well as installing state-of-the-art technology and state-of-the-art human-machine interface (HMI) controls.
FEED and final design and engineering for both projects will be performed by Matrix Service’s sister company, Matrix PDM Engineering.
Long known for its expertise in the design, engineering and construction of thermal vacuum chambers, Matrix has designed over 70 vacuum chambers for the aerospace industry and government laboratories.
“With over 60 years of experience in thermal vacuum chambers, this project supports our strategy of leveraging our engineering expertise to meet our customers’ needs from concept to completion and also highlights our capabilities in the design and construction of highly complex, specialized vessels,” said John R. Hewitt, President and CEO of Matrix Service Company. “We are very proud of our team’s work with the aerospace industry and value the “opportunity to support Northrop Grumman’s infrastructure and technology needs. We appreciate the trust the technology company has placed in Matrix and look forward to delivering the highest quality possible – safely, on time and within limits. budget.”
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Matrix Service Company (Nasdaq: MTRX), through its subsidiaries, is one of North America’s leading industrial engineering, construction and maintenance contractors. South Korea.
The Company reports financial results in three key operating segments: Utilities and Power Infrastructure, Industrial Process and Facilities, and Storage and Terminal Solutions.
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