Graham Corporation (NYSE: GHM), a global leader in the design and manufacture of mission critical fluid, power, heat transfer, and vacuum technologies for the defense, space, energy, and process industries, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Barber-Nichols, was named by Virgin Orbit as a critical supplier.
“We are honored to be recognized by Virgin Orbit for the value our solutions and engineering services add to their air-launch liquid rocket engines,” commented Matthew Malone, VP and General Manager of Barber-Nichols. “For more than 25 years, we have been developing and providing leading technology for the space industry, which includes nearly 10 years in support of Virgin Orbit. I want to thank our employees for making this recognition possible. We look forward to growing our relationship and collaborating on driving innovative solutions well into the future.”
Virgin Orbit Andrew Toache, VP of Supply Chain, Logistics, Facilities and Security, remarked, “Your services have been essential to our continued success, and we look forward to launching with your support in the future.” In addition, Jayni Han, Senior Manager of Purchasing/Planning, said “You have been with us since the start and are always responsive, knowledgeable, and professional.”