Feb 28, 2017

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc Announcement

Ultra Electronics Holdings plc Announces Flightline Electronics, Inc. in Ontario County To Support North American Operations
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Posted by: tonyg

UK based Ultra Electronics plc has chosen to locate its new shared services center in its Ontario County based subsidiary, Flightline Electronics, Inc. The center, in the Town of Victor, will service Ultra’s North American operations in both the United States and Canada. With this decision, Ultra will consolidate business functions across its portfolio of 12 North American companies and create a shared services model for the common “back-office” functions.

Flightline Electronics, Inc. is a division of Ultra Electronics Holdings plc, based in the UK. Flightline is an advanced manufacturer of instrumentation and communication systems. Flightline’s major customers include the world’s leading aerospace companies and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Further information about Ultra:

Ultra Electronics is an internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth. The Group manages a portfolio of specialist capability generating innovative solutions to customer needs. Ultra applies electronic and software technologies in demanding and critical environments ranging from military applications, through safety-critical devices in aircraft, to nuclear controls and sensor measurement. These capabilities have seen the Group’s highly differentiated products contributing to a large number of platforms and programmes.

Ultra has world-leading positions in many of its specialist capabilities and, as an independent, non-threatening partner, is able to support all of the main prime contractors in its sectors. As a result of such positioning, Ultra’s systems, equipment or services are often mission or safety-critical to the successful operation of the platform to which they contribute. In turn, this mission-criticality secures Ultra’s positions for the long term which underpins the superior financial performance of the Group.

Ultra offers support to its customers through the design, delivery, and support phases of a programme. Ultra businesses have a high degree of operational autonomy where the local management teams are empowered to devise and implement competitive strategies that reflect their expertise in their specific niches. The Group has a small head office and executive team that provide to the individual businesses overarching, corporate strategy. Across the Group’s three divisions, Ultra operates in the following eight market segments:

 Aerospace
 Communications
 Infrastructure
 Land
 Maritime
 Nuclear
 Underwater Warfare
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