Barber-Nichols, a Graham Corporation Company, Recognized by Virgin Orbit as an Essential Supplier

BATAVIA, NY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graham Society (NYSE: GHM), a global leader in the design and manufacture of critical fluid, power, heat transfer and vacuum technologies for the defense, space, power and processes, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Barber Nicholswas named by Virgin Orbit as a critical supplier.

“We are honored to be recognized by Virgin Orbit for the value our solutions and engineering services add to their air-launched liquid rocket engines,” commented Matthew Malone, Vice President and General Manager of Barber-Nichols. . “For more than 25 years, we have been developing and delivering cutting-edge technology for the space industry, including nearly 10 years serving Virgin Orbit. I would like to thank our employees for making this recognition possible. We look forward to growing our relationship and collaborating to develop innovative solutions in the future. »

Virgin Orbit Andrew Toache, Vice President of Supply Chain, Logistics, Facilities and Security, said: “Your services have been essential to our continued success, and we look forward to launching with your support in the future. Additionally, Jayni Han, Senior Manager of Purchasing/Planning, said, “You have been with us from the beginning and you are always responsive, competent and professional.


Graham is a world leader in the design and manufacture of critical fluid, power, heat transfer and vacuum technologies for the defense, space, energy and process industries. Graham Manufacturing and Barber-Nichols global brands are backed by world-renowned engineering expertise in vacuum and heat transfer, cryopump and turbomachinery technologies, as well as responsive and flexible service and quality. unmatched that customers expect from the company’s products and systems.

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Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB) operates one of the most flexible and responsive space launch systems ever built. Founded by Sir Richard Branson in 2017, the company began commercial service in 2021 and has already put commercial, civilian, national security and international satellites into orbit. Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne rockets are designed and manufactured in Long Beach, Calif., and are launched from a modified 747-400 carrier aircraft that allows Virgin Orbit to operate from locations around the world to better respond to needs of each client. Learn more about and visit us on LinkedIn, on Twitter @virginorbit and on Instagram @virgin.orbit.

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