WILMINGTON, Mass., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interstate Connecting Components, a distributor of electronics components to the mil-aero industry and division of Heilind Mil-Aero, welcomed Congressman Jon Runyan to its Lumberton, N.J., facility on June 5.
Congressman Runyan toured the facility to see firsthand the skilled jobs that the production of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious warships bring to New Jersey and the local economy. Runyan discussed with ICC employees their role in helping to support national defense effort by being a leading defense contractor.
"It was a pleasure to meet the hardworking employees at Interstate Connecting Components to learn more about the significant contributions they make to the local economy and to our national defense," Runyan says. "This program is critical to ensuring that U.S. forces are fully prepared for an unanticipated crisis anywhere in the world."
"It was an honor to have the congressman visit our facility to see how we support our nation's defense by supplying parts that support various U.S. Navy shipbuilding programs," says Scott Jacobs, director of ICC. "The congressman's continued support of military aircraft carriers and amphibious warships is greatly appreciated by all of us here at ICC. It also helps strengthen the New Jersey economy by allowing us to grow our business and provide jobs locally."
For more information about Interstate Connecting Components, please visit www.connecticc.com.
Founded in 1974, Heilind Electronics, Inc. (www.heilind.com/www.heilindasia.com) is one of the world's leading distributors of connectors, relays, switches, thermal management and circuit protection products, terminal blocks, wire and cable, wiring accessories, and insulation and identification products. Heilind has locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Hong Kong and China. Follow Heilind on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Heilind and on Twitter at twitter.com/Heilind.
SOURCE Heilind Electronics