Sargent’s Franklin, IN, Facility Doubles in Size with Facility Expansion

June 10, 2013
Due to an expanded business portfolio over the past 3 years, Sargent is pushing growth even further by expanding the existing facility. It is expected to be completed in 90 days.

Tucson, Arizona, June 10, 2013 - Sargent Aerospace & Defense, a leading supplier of precision engineered components and aftermarket services, and an operating company within Dover Corporation’s (NYSE: DOV) Communication Technologies Segment, announced that it will be expanding its Franklin, Indiana, facility by doubling the current square footage of the shop. Ground breaking ceremonies commenced on Friday, May 17, 2013.

Due to an expanded business portfolio over the past 3 years, Sargent is pushing growth even further by expanding the existing facility. The Franklin, Indiana facility overhauls tubes, ducts, and manifolds for commercial airlines worldwide. Sargent has recently received Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB) approval and boasts its cost saving initiatives for customers through proprietary repairs and unrivaled turnaround times.

“The expansion is a result of the hard work and dedication of personnel at the Franklin facility and growth in the aerospace market,” says Operations Manager, Sal DeMore. “And we hope to grow even further to accommodate more customers’ needs with the facility expansion.” Franklin, Indiana mayor, Joe McGuiness, also joined the day’s celebrations by standing alongside the Sargent management team and shoveling the first ground break. The facility expansion is expected to be completed in 90 days.

About Sargent

Founded in 1920, Sargent Aerospace & Defense is a premier global supplier of precision engineered customized components as well as flight-critical aftermarket aviation services. Leveraging 90 years of expertise, Sargent directly contributes to the safe operation of countless commercial and military aircraft and rotorcraft, submarines and land-based vehicles. Sargent’s continuing investment in people, assets, technology and process quality ensures excellence and is integral to the company’s commitment to customers and their end-users. For more information, visit

About Dover Corporation

Dover Corporation is a global portfolio of manufacturing companies providing innovative components and equipment, specialty systems and support services for a variety of applications in the industrial products, engineered systems, fluid management and electronic technologies markets. For more information, please visit