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BUSINESS
October 1, 1990
This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.National defense contractsVeda Inc. in Lexington Park won a $14,336,606 contract from the Navy to test and evaluate the E-2C and C-2A aircraft.Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Hunt Valley won a $2,400,000 contract from the Air Force to provide architectural and engineering services.UNC Support Services in Annapolis won a $1,604,897 contract from the Air Force to provide training services.
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HEALTH
By Andrea K. Walker, The Baltimore Sun | December 13, 2010
The MITRE Corporation, which provides systems, engineering, research and information technology support to the federal government, has opened a new office in Woodlawn, Baltimore County officials said Monday. The office will support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and be located in a former bakery building on Rolling Run Road. The site will also support the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Veterans Affairs. About 40 employees will work from the 22,900-square-foot office space.
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BUSINESS
April 6, 1992
National defense contractsVitro Corp. in Silver Spring won a $14,981,227 contract from the Navy to provide technical and engineering services for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport Division's Propulsion Test Facilities.Israel Military Industries, Services USA Inc. in Chevy Chase won a $580,295 contract from the Marine Corps to provide weapons.Gipe Associates Inc. in Timonium won a $200,000 contract from the Navy to provide engineering services for the Marine Corps Air Station in Cherry Point, NC.Ross Murphy Finkelstein Inc. in Baltimore won a $200,000 contract from the Marine Corps to provide mechanical and electrical engineering design services, at the Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC.Viereck Co. in Columbia won a $219,870 contract from the Navy to provide combination water-jet/abrasive water-jet cutting systems.
NEWS
By Jennifer McMenamin and Jennifer McMenamin,SUN STAFF | April 6, 2004
Warren W. Parker, president and chief executive officer of one of Maryland's oldest and most successful minority-owned businesses, died of cancer Tuesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Morgan Park resident was 79. Mr. Parker was the third-generation leader of family-owned J. William Parker & Son, started a century ago when his grandfather, Charles T. Parker, bought a mule and two-wheel wagon to haul debris from the city's Great Fire. Parker & Son has since grown into a multimillion-dollar business in hauling, and construction and engineering services.
BUSINESS
August 5, 1991
This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.Maryland contractsMetraplex Corp. in Frederick won a $783,456 contract from the Navy to provide instruments and laboratory equipment.Ryon Inc. in Forestville won a $181,200 contract from the Navy to provide miscellaneous pavement repairs.Maxima Corp. in Lanham won a $1,377,750 contract from the Department of Labor to provide public disclosure support services.
BUSINESS
October 17, 1997
Rockville-based Tracor Systems Engineering said yesterday that it won a five-year, $34.5 million contract for support services at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va.The contract calls for Tracor employees to provide technical and engineering services for Navy programs that include launchers and missiles.`The Navy has recognized us as a leading source for quality engineering services since 1986,` said Barry G. Campbell, chairman and chief executive officer of Tracor.`The size and scope of this contract will afford us the opportunity to enhance the overall capabilities of our Dahlgren office and to strengthen the capabilities of the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
BUSINESS
By States News Service | October 1, 1990
Federal Contracts Report is a weekly summary of selected contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors of the Baltimore area.* Capital Carbonic Corp. of Baltimore won a $140,376 contract from the General Services Administration to supply solid carbon dioxide.* Team/Ace Joint Venture of Baltimore won a $101,535 contract from the Air Force to supply replacement windows at Bolling Air Force Base.* Saft America of Cockeysville won a $334,663 contract from the Army to supply an initial universal field battery.
BUSINESS
March 30, 1992
DEFENSE CONTRACTSTracor Applied Sciences Inc. in Rockville won an $8,544,197 contract from the Navy to provide installation and checkout, engineering, analyses, and test and evaluation services for the AN/SQQ-89 basic combat systems.NON-DEFENSE CONTRACTSACC Network Systems Inc. in Columbia won a $48,000 contract from the Regional Contracting Department to provide automated data processing equipment.The American Society for Clinical Nutrition in Bethesda won a $40,378 contract from the National Institutes of Health to provide journal supplements.
BUSINESS
By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,SUN STAFF | July 31, 1996
Tracor Applied Sciences Inc. has been awarded a $16.7 million Navy contract for engineering services and materials development related to making military ships and submarines quieter and harder to detect by enemy radar and sonar.Work on the contract will be performed at Tracor's engineering center in Rockville and at a laboratory in Annapolis.The five-year contract was awarded by the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda.Tracor will provide engineering services, materials development and materials testing and evaluation in support of the Navy's signature reduction program for ships and submarines.
NEWS
By Jennifer McMenamin and Jennifer McMenamin,SUN STAFF | April 6, 2004
Warren W. Parker, president and chief executive officer of one of Maryland's oldest and most successful minority-owned businesses, died of cancer Tuesday at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Morgan Park resident was 79. Mr. Parker was the third-generation leader of family-owned J. William Parker & Son, started a century ago when his grandfather, Charles T. Parker, bought a mule and two-wheel wagon to haul debris from the city's Great Fire. Parker & Son has since grown into a multimillion-dollar business in hauling, and construction and engineering services.
NEWS
BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | June 16, 2003
Two companies are expanding their presence in Howard County, and have announced plans to bring nearly 220 jobs to the area over the next three years. Sears, Roebuck and Co., one of the nation's largest retailers, plans to open a customer service routing center in the Columbia Gateway office complex, promising 69 jobs, and SBI Technologies Corp., an information technology and engineering services company, said it will expand its Columbia office with 150 jobs over the next three years. The expansions occur when the national unemployment rate, 6.1 percent last month, is the highest it has been since 1994, and some analysts expect it to climb.
NEWS
March 1, 2002
Louis Joseph Pfarr Sr., 77, highway survey team chief Louis Joseph Pfarr Sr., a former state highways survey team chief and founder of L&M Construction and Engineering Services in White Marsh, died Sunday of cardiac arrest at Franklin Square Hospital Center. He was 77 and lived in White Marsh. The East Baltimore native was a 1941 graduate of City College, where he had played left tackle in football on a school team that went undefeated. He briefly worked at Crown Cork & Seal before enlisting in the Marine Corps in 1943.
BUSINESS
By Greg Schneider and Greg Schneider,SUN STAFF | April 1, 1998
The walls are closing a little tighter around Columbia's Essex Corp., which said yesterday that it will be late filing its 1997 financial results amid worry that the small technology company may not be able to continue as a going concern.Essex is beset with liquidity problems because it has been slow both to win work and to sell its patented ImSyn optoelectronic image processing device, the company said in a news release.The company also will lose its $500,000 line of credit when it expires on May 31.Nonetheless, President and Chief Executive Officer Harry Letaw said he is not ready to close the book on the struggling company.
BUSINESS
October 17, 1997
Rockville-based Tracor Systems Engineering said yesterday that it won a five-year, $34.5 million contract for support services at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Va.The contract calls for Tracor employees to provide technical and engineering services for Navy programs that include launchers and missiles.`The Navy has recognized us as a leading source for quality engineering services since 1986,` said Barry G. Campbell, chairman and chief executive officer of Tracor.`The size and scope of this contract will afford us the opportunity to enhance the overall capabilities of our Dahlgren office and to strengthen the capabilities of the Naval Surface Warfare Center.
BUSINESS
By Ted Shelsby and Ted Shelsby,SUN STAFF | July 31, 1996
Tracor Applied Sciences Inc. has been awarded a $16.7 million Navy contract for engineering services and materials development related to making military ships and submarines quieter and harder to detect by enemy radar and sonar.Work on the contract will be performed at Tracor's engineering center in Rockville and at a laboratory in Annapolis.The five-year contract was awarded by the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Bethesda.Tracor will provide engineering services, materials development and materials testing and evaluation in support of the Navy's signature reduction program for ships and submarines.
BUSINESS
By Deidre Nerreau McCabe | May 14, 1995
DeLeuw, Cather & Co. gets contract from MTADeLeuw, Cather & Co. has been chosen to provide systems engineering services for light rail extensions and signaling engineering services for the Central Light Rail Line and Metro Subway System in Baltimore.The four-year, $4 million contract, awarded by the Maryland Department of Transportation's Mass Transit Administration, will be for work on three rail extensions added to the 27-mile system.The extension lines include: the Hunt Valley extension, providing service north to the Hunt Valley business district; the Pennsylvania Station extension, connecting Amtrak and Marc Commuter Services in downtown Baltimore; and the Baltimore-Washington International Airport extension, extending rail service south to the airport.
BUSINESS
January 29, 1994
Swales wins NASA contractSwales and Associates Inc. in Beltsville has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide $275 million worth of engineering services to the Goddard Space Flight Center.Daniel P. Florio, the company's vice president of finance, said the contract represents 90 percent of the company's work in Maryland. "It means that we will be in business another seven years and 322 people will be actively employed," he said, adding that the work also could generate 50 more jobs.
BUSINESS
August 10, 1992
This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.Maryland contractsDefense research contractsAtlantic Research Corp. in Rockville won a $10,848,555 contract from the Air Force to provide scientific and engineering services.Atlantic Research Corp. in Rockville won a $10,848,555 contracfrom the Army for scientific and engineering services to support the research, development, testing and evaluation of the U.S. Army Electronic Proving Ground at Fort Huachuca, Ariz.
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