Lomira, WI (PressExposure) July 11, 2009 -- Patriot Taxiway Industries, Inc., a growing manufacturer in the aerospace industry has been awarded a $7.7 million dollar contract to provide Dual Mode Portable LED lighting systems to the United States Air Force.
âThe Stand Guard,â a security and safety lighting system, will provide the Air Force with a lightweight, deployable dual mode (visible and infrared) LED lighting capabilities for worldwide operations. âWe are thrilled to provide the Air Force with our state of the art lighting systems to support their mission,â stated Kevin McDermott, Vice President. âThe Air Force has made a strong commitment to working with small business owners who are veterans and we are glad that our leading edge products were the perfect match for their needs.â
Patriot Taxiway Industries, founded in January 2007, has recently moved to a 9,000 square feet manufacturing production plant in Lomira, WI to produce LED Lighting Solutions. âThis is a very exciting time for us,â stated Steven Smits, President. âWe are honored to serve the Air Force by manufacturing these critical lighting units, and are proud to be an employer who is growing and hiring new staff.â
In addition to Smits and McDermottâs hands-on military experience, Patriot Taxiway Industries, Inc. also actively employs military veterans in the Wisconsin and Texas areas. âWe believe the knowledge and dedication from our veteran leadership and workforce give us the unique advantage of understanding the military mission better than anyone else. Our veteranâs operational and technical expertise is an immeasurable asset to our company. They are the key to our success,â said Smits.
Patriot Taxiway Industries is designing and manufacturing leading edge, energy-efficient lighting solutions. For more information on products and services, visit http://www.patriottaxiway.com