FARMINGTON - A Farmington-based manufacturing company founded by the nephew of Albert Einstein was recently named Murphy’s Monday Manufacturer by U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy.
New England Airfoil Products Inc. was founded in 1955 by George Einstein as a small machining company. Since then, the company has expanded its services and now manufactures gas turbine products for air, sea and land applications.
“New England Airfoil Products is not only proud of their Connecticut heritage, they’re also busy thinking about the future of our state’s manufacturing sector. They’re creating jobs and working to build up Connecticut’s manufacturing workforce,” Murphy said.
NEAP’s specialty is in tight tolerance machining of products made from nickel-based alloys, stainless steels, titanium and aluminum.
With the help of 85 employees, the manufacturing company serves customers in the aerospace, marine, and industrial gas turbine markets, including NASA and the U.S. Air Force.
They have also furnished gas turbine products for manufacturers such as Honeywell, Pratt & Whitney, GE, Rolls-Royce, Mitsubishi and Solar Turbines.
The manufacturer’s 100,000-square-foot Farmington facility has capacity to produce hundreds of thousands of parts per year, which they export to customers worldwide.
In November, NEAP participated in the Aerospace Component Manufactures’ Trade Show and Workforce Fair where they networked with potential customers, partners and suppliers, as well as spoke with roughly 1,000 students who are interested in launching careers in manufacturing.
“It’s a great time for New England Airfoil Products. It’s a great time for the Connecticut aerospace manufacturing cluster. We are very excited to be a part of this industry,” said Max McIntyre, vice president of New England Airfoil Products and President of Aerospace Component Manufacturers.
“New England Airfoil Products has a long esteemed history; we are growing and need to inspire and drive this heritage into the next generation. We are driven by innovation and technology and seek those who want to have an exciting lifelong career in aerospace manufacturing.”