Media Advisory -- Newport News Shipbuilding President to Tour Ward Leonard CT LLC

Media Advisory -- Newport News Shipbuilding President to Tour Ward Leonard CT LLC
Newport News Shipbuilding



What: Newport News Shipbuilding President Matt Mulherin will tour Ward Leonard
  and discuss the importance of the company's products to the shipbuilding industry.
When: Friday, May 30
  Media are asked to arrive at 2:15 p.m. for a 2:30 tour of the facility. At the
  conclusion of the tour, Mulherin will address Ward Leonard employees.
  A media availability will be held with Mulherin and Ward Leonard CEO Jon Carter
  at the conclusion of the visit.
Where: 401 Watertown Road
  Thomaston, CT 06787
RSVP: All attendees are required to wear safety glasses. Closed shoes are required in the
  production area. No sling backs or open toes will be allowed. Media are
  asked to RSVP no later than noon on Thursday.
  Fiona McAllister
  (860) 283-5801 ext.127
  Christie Miller
  (757) 380-3581

Huntington Ingalls Industries designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing more than 38,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. For more information about HII, visit:



Ward Leonard CT LLC provides highly engineered motors, controls and integrated solutions customized to solve difficult challenges for military, energy and heavy industry customers worldwide. For more than 120 years, the company's products have harnessed power for complex, technical and mission-critical infrastructure applications in harsh environments. To learn more about Ward Leonard, visit

Danny Hernandez
Director of Public Affairs
(202) 580-9086