Tony Drake Appointed New General Manager of MFG Galileo Composites

Mar 10, 2011, 06:00 ET from MFG Galileo Composites

OPP, Ala., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MFG Galileo Composites, a leading specialist in the design and manufacturing of composite radomes and reflectors, announced that Tony Drake has been assigned general management responsibility for the company's manufacturing operations in Opp, AL and Adelanto, CA.  Mr. Drake was promoted to general manager of sister company MFG West in February 2010, where he had served as research & development engineer since 2008.

Drake brings experience in the design and production of composite radomes, as well as than 20 years of professional experience with composites molding, composite marketing, product development, applied composites design, and research & development.  His experience includes thermoset and thermoplastic resin systems, hybrid pultrusion technologies, domes, radomes and other RF transparent composite structures.

"MFG is fully committed to customer satisfaction and delighted that Tony will be leading the Galileo team as we pursue processes improvements, manufacturing efficiencies, and the expansion of our radome business," reports Dave Denny, chief operating officer for the Molded Fiber Glass Companies.

In addition to the manufacturing plants, MFG Galileo Composites has an engineering and sales office in Reno, NV.

MFG Galileo ground-based and shipboard radomes support L-band through Ka-band applications. The company has an installed base of more than 500 radomes around the world and is part of Molded Fiber Glass Companies (Ashtabula, OH).

MFG Galileo will be exhibiting at Satellite 2011 in Washington DC, March 14-17, booth #499.

About MFG Galileo Composites

MFG Galileo Composites is an ISO 9001 certified radome engineering and manufacturing company with an unmatched composites engineering capability. As the only specialist in the design and manufacturing of composite radomes that is part of a larger corporation devoted to advanced composites manufacturing and supported by a dedicated materials research entity, MFG Galileo provides the most highly researched, engineered and tested products on the market today.

With a track record of success partnering with the most respected organizations in the industry, MFG Galileo delivers technology leadership, a commitment to innovation and superior customer service.  For more information, visit

About Molded Fiber Glass Companies

Molded Fiber Glass Companies is a leader in the field of reinforced plastics and composites, serving diverse markets with a variety of composite material systems. The company has 16 operating entities in the United States and Mexico, strategically focused to supply high value, high quality products and manufacturing services for applications such as wind energy, automotive, heavy truck, defense, construction, material handling and water treatment. The company is headquartered in Ashtabula, OH and is privately owned.  More information on the company is available at

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