CLEVELAND, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Consolidated Precision Products Corp. ("CPP" or "the Company"), a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered castings and sub-assemblies primarily for the commercial aerospace, industrial gas turbine, and defense markets, today announced the appointment of Mr. Gowri Shankar as Vice President, Engineering Technology. Mr. Shankar is recognized as one of the casting industry's leading technical experts. Serving as a Fellow of Castings Technology at Pratt & Whitney, Mr. Shankar was the technical focal point for a greenfield single crystal casting facility in Poland.
Mr. Shankar most recently served as Director of Casting Technology at Chromalloy Castings in Tampa, FL. and prior to this held Engineering Management positions at UTC, PCC Airfoils and TRW. Mr. Shankar holds a Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science from Case Western Reserve.
CPP CEO James V. Stewart commented, "On behalf of the management team, I am delighted to welcome Gowri to CPP. As we continue to grow our business we are building an extremely strong, experienced and dynamic leadership team. Gowri's choice to join CPP is a solid endorsement of the market positioning and growth opportunities for the company."
About Consolidated Precision Products Corp. (CPP)
Consolidated Precision Products Corp. ("CPP"), headquartered in Cleveland, OH, is a leading manufacturer of highly-engineered castings and sub-assemblies primarily for the commercial aerospace and defense markets. Founded in 1991, CPP is one of the world's largest investment and precision sand casting companies, producing complex super alloy, aluminum, magnesium and steel castings for a variety of leading commercial and military aircraft, weapon systems, regional/business jets, helicopters and industrial gas turbines. CPP serves a wide range of global, blue chip customers including, Boeing, Airbus, Hamilton Sundstrand, General Electric, Honeywell, Pratt and Whitney, and Lockheed Martin on platforms such as the 737, 777, 787, A320, A340, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, F-22 Raptor, Apache, and V-22. For more information about CPP, visit www.cppcorp.com.
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