October 01, 2014 11:44 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
Age: 60
President of North American Operations
Age: 59
Vice President and President of Semicon Associates
Age: 49
Vice President of Human Resources
Age: 57
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Ceradyne, Inc. Key Developments

Ceradyne, Inc. Receives $19,041,312 Federal Contract

Ceradyne Inc. was awarded a $19,041,312 federal contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, for the procurement of a maximum quantity of 42,000 Advanced Combat Vehicle crewman helmets.

Ceradyne, Inc. Wins a $151.2 Million Federal Contract

Ceradyne, Inc. was awarded a $151.2 million federal contract by the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, for enhanced small arm protective inserts for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps.

Ceradyne, Inc. Gets $80 Million Contract to Supply Enhanced Combat Helmets to U.S. Marines

3M Co. announced that its Ceradyne Inc. subsidiary has been issued an $80 million delivery order with the U.S. government to supply 77,000 enhanced combat helmets and associated spare parts to the U.S. Marine Corps.

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