SALT LAKE CITY - Northrop Grumman will celebrate the grand opening of its new 50,000 square foot facility expansion in Salt Lake City at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17.
The event will feature a ribbon-cutting ceremony including officials from the company's Navigation Systems Division, Gov. Gary Herbert, Sen. Orrin Hatch, U.S. Rep. Jim Matheson, and other federal, state and local elected officials and community leaders.
The facility is located at 2211 W. North Temple Road.
The company's Salt Lake City facility now measures 275,000 square feet and is home to approximately 750 engineering, manufacturing and support staff. The site, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2008, is primarily a production facility for defense and commercial navigation systems and was expanded to increase factory output and accommodate growth across multiple programs. The Salt Lake City plant builds and tests highly precise navigation systems, gyroscopes and accelerometers for both military and commercial platforms.
A facility tour will follow the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
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