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Joint Strategy Combines Capabilities and Expertise to Form Training Center Focused on Training for Manufacturing and Aerospace Industry
Los Angeles, CA (April 10, 2009) – Andrews International, Inc., a full service provider of security and risk mitigation services, and Southern California Braiding Company, Inc, an experienced high-reliability cable assembly company with combined tenure of more than 125 years of service to the aerospace, defense, transportation and medical industries, have announced the formation of a strategic partnership to lead the industry with the first alliance of its kind; forming a comprehensive, full service training company focused on training customized to the manufacturing and aerospace industry.
The partnership combines Andrews International’s $2.5 million state-of-the art training and production center capabilities with Southern California Braiding Company’s subject matter expertise to develop bench-mark training focused on manufacturing, quality, security, fire-life safety, counterfeit parts prevention and identification. The alliance will result in an industry-leading "SCB Training Center".
Course subjects provide through the SCB Training Center will include, but not be limited to:
Training for Quality Engineers
Training for Manufactures, Distributors and Testing Organizations of Defense Articles
“We have partnered with SCB Company to provide an innovative approach to training that combines our strengths for development of industry-leading resources that cater to a highly sophisticated segment of our nation’s economy,” said Roger Andrews, Executive Vice President, Andrews International. “These industries are part of the backbone of the nation’s critical infrastructure and our partnership will provide lasting value that will contribute to our clients’ operations and result in mutually beneficial success and growth. We look forward to working with SCB to lead the way in this industry.”
“By partnering with Andrews International, a leading security provider and security training center in the U.S., we aim to be the preferred, full-service training, inspecting, and security service company for customers in the manufacturing and aerospace industry,” said Craig A. Pfefferman, President, Southern California Braiding Company, Inc. “As the current climate drives all industries to seek more effective and efficient services that bring value to their security and business operations, we are poised to provide greater resources through the integration of both of our Company’s experience and capabilities. Our services, combined with those of Andrews International, will provide a much needed support resource to assist with ensuring safety, compliance, inspection and auditing to these facilities now and in the future.”
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About Southern California Braiding Company
Founded in 1974 by Mr. Leo P. McIntyre, Southern California Braiding Company, Inc. (SCB) is a privately-owned ISO 9001:2000 & AS9100 Rev B organization dedicated to customer service as an experienced high reliability cable assembly company. Executive management has a combined tenure of over 125 years of service to the aerospace, defense, transportation and medical industries with a variety of products in the electronic cable assembly, wiring harness, molded cable, fiber optic assembly, multi-conductor cable, interconnecting devices, specialty electro mechanical assemblies and connector accessory fields. The SCB operation functions as a service center for customers under the direction of the Company’s President and administrative and management staff. SCB is a vertically integrated manufacturer, employing more than 90 people in Bell Gardens, California. For more information, please contact Crystal Zulaica at firstname.lastname@example.org or register at http://www.socalbraid.com
About Andrews International
Andrews International, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is a full service provider of security and risk mitigation services with operations throughout the United States and internationally. As one of the largest privately-held, American-owned security firms, Andrews International employs more than 7,500 security personnel, providing uniformed security, consulting and investigative services, personal protection, special event security, specialized training, and disaster emergency response services. The company is owned by executive and management team members with investment backing from Audax Group. Please visit the Andrews International Web site at http://www.andrewsinternational.com. Contact Olivia Castille at email@example.com, for additional information or appointment requests.
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