Day & Zimmermann Awarded $22.7 Million Percussion Primer Contract

TEXARKANA, TX, December 12, 2011… Day & Zimmermann, a nationally recognized provider of industrial, defense and workforce solutions, announced today that its Munitions & Government unit was awarded a contract to produce M28B2 percussion primers for the U.S. Army.  The contract, issued by the Rock Island Contracting Center at Rock Island, Illinois, is valued at more than $22 million.

The work will be managed through the Day & Zimmermann Lone Star plant in Texarkana, Texas, and is expected to be completed in late 2016.

About Day & Zimmermann:
Day & Zimmermann’s 24,000 employees provide industrial, defense and workforce solutions to a broad base of commercial and government customers. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 2.4 Billion USD in revenues, the Day & Zimmermann family of companies is currently ranked as one of the largest private companies in America by Forbes and is a former winner of the U.S. National Family Business of the Year award. Founded in 1901 and headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Day & Zimmermann companies today provide engineering, construction and maintenance services, and staffing services to the commercial and government sector, and munitions products, security, logistics, equipment maintenance and facilities management services to the Department of Defense, other government groups and defense industry contractors.