The U.S. Departments of the Army and Navy have granted Beacon manufacturer's approval for T700 Critical Safety Item

January 2012

Beacon received notification from the Defense Logistics Agency in Richmond Virginia that it has been approved to manufacture a rotating Inner Piston Seal for the T700 engine family. The approval process took two years to complete as the Army & Navy scrutinized every process and test procedure associated with the production of the Piston Seal. Once the process was approved by both agencies Beacon became a qualified source for the item. This approval will allow Beacon to manufacture the item for the DLA in support of Army and Navy logistics requirements. Beacon has been a key supplier to the U.S. Department of Defense for over 60 years

Beacon is proud to announce the addition of Glenn Tuttle to its team

November 2011

Glenn brings an extensive and varied background encompassing all areas of manufacturing. His addition to and key support of the Beacon executive team will be invaluable in the areas of Strategic Development and Operational Execution keenly focused on meeting or exceeding customer requirements. Neal Bouthot, Beacon's President & CEO stated, "Rob Sarkisian and I are very excited about Beacon's future opportunities and having Glenn on our team".

The Beacon Group Announces the Acquisition of TECT Newington

November 2011

The Beacon Group, proudly announces the acquisition of TECT, Inc's Newington business unit. TECT Newington is a highly regarded manufacturer of disks, hubs, shafts, rings, and precision seals up to 90" in diameter. The combined businesses are a world class manufacturer of products requiring precision turning, milling, broaching, gear shaping, Curvic grinding and other forms of precision machining. Robert Sarkisian, President & COO of Beacon, stated "The acquisition of the TECT business gives us the strategic and commercial fit we have been seeking to extend our manufacturing leadership, particularly in the large rotating parts in which both of our companies excel. Neal Bouthot, Chief Executive Officer of Beacon, added "The work force and customer base of TECT Newington are a superb fit with the highly experienced professionals of Beacon and, coupled with unique manufacturing capabilities, create a scope and capability unmatched in the industry."

Beacon is proud to announce its participation in Pratt & Whitney's "Purepower" engine program as a key supplier of Major Rotor Components

May 2011

Beacon is currently supporting Pratt & Whitney with the development and manufacture of multiple design variations of complex machined Rotor Hubs. Beacon is responsible for tool design & fabrication, process design, tool selection, quality planning, manufacturing, production scheduling, produceabilty analysis and qualification testing. As a key member of the "Purepower" development team Beacon works hand in hand with Pratt & Whitney's design and manufacturing experts fine tuning the design for manufacturing, in a concurrent engineering environment.

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