Larger facility to accommodate growth in production, business operations and number of employees
SAN DIEGO – April 30, 2018 – Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced the ceremonial ribbon cutting of its expanded GATR facility, which operates within the Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division. Located in Cummings Research Park in Huntsville, Alabama, the business space has increased over two fold, consolidating its operations into one 100,000 square-foot facility. The expansion supports GATR’s growing operations and combines the development, engineering, production and administrative functions in one central location.
“We’re very pleased to introduce our new facility to the Huntsville community,” said Roark McDonald, vice president and general manager, GATR, Cubic Mission Solutions. “With our newly consolidated facility, we are fully prepared to meet the increasing demands of our customers in the U.S. and internationally and ready to expand our workforce.”
“It has been a busy and exciting year for our team and I’m very proud of the accomplishments we’ve achieved since our initial ground breaking last year,” said Mike Twyman, president of Cubic Mission Solutions. “With the expansion of our facility and operations in Huntsville, we’ll be able to continue supporting the community by creating more jobs, while providing exceptional service to our customers.”
Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle commented, “It is great to see a local success story, especially with a company that is working to protect our warfighters with innovative technologies.”
The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on Monday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m. CDT at 330 Bob Heath Drive, Huntsville, AL 35806. Local and regional government officials will be in attendance including, Mayor Tommy Battle; Huntsville City Councilman Mark Russell; Rep. Mo Brooks; Madison Mayor Paul Finley; Carrie Suggs, district director at Senator Shelby’s office; Angela Till, deputy secretary, Alabama Department of Commerce; and Kim Lewis, chair-elect of Huntsville/Madison County Chamber.