SEG Sponsors Robotics Team
FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK, March 22, 2016 – Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that its subsidiary, Systems Engineering Group (SEG), is sponsoring the Calvin Coolidge High School Robotics team in Washington DC during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics program. FIRST encourages students to engage in critical Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields and SEG engineers will directly mentor Calvin Coolidge’s participating students during the design and build of the FIRST 100-pound robot competition.
“We are proud to support participation during the FIRST robotics competition as this program helps to drive enrollment in STEM-related classes and enables students to gain important problem solving and communications skills,” said, Mike Anderson, Vice President and General Manager, SEG. “We hope that participation inspires and creates a life-changing experience for these students. SEG and Telephonics, like many other high-technology companies, face a critical need for diverse STEM intellectual talent at all levels to help ensure continued technological advancement into the future.”
SEG, located in Maryland, provides sophisticated, highly technical engineering and analytic support as well as combat, radar and missile systems engineering and analysis to governments and customers around the world.
For more information about SEG’s commitment to the DCPS FIRST Robotics program, please contact Mike Anderson at Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about SEG please visit www.telephonics.com/seg.
Telephonics' high-technology engineering and manufacturing capabilities provide integrated information, communication and sensor system solutions to military and commercial markets worldwide. Telephonics specializes in aircraft intercommunication systems, wireless communication systems, radars, identification friend or foe products, integrated security systems, air traffic management systems, aerospace electronics, and the performance of threat and radar system analyses.
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Griffon Corporation, headquartered in New York, N.Y., is a diversified management and holding company that conducts business through wholly-owned subsidiaries. The Company oversees the operations of its subsidiaries, allocates resources among them and manages their capital structures. Griffon provides direction and assistance to its subsidiaries in connection with acquisition and growth opportunities as well as in connection with divestitures. In order to further diversify, Griffon also seeks out, evaluates and, when appropriate, will acquire additional businesses that offer potentially attractive returns on capital.
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