Advanced Engineering of Huntington Awarded Energy Efficiency Grant

For Release:  Immediate                                                                                                                                August 2, 2010
Contact:  Mark Wickersham                                                                                                                    Huntington, Indiana
Office:  260-356-5688
Advanced Engineering of Huntington Awareded Energy Efficiency Grant
Indiana Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced recently that Advanced Engineering Company of Huntington has been awarded a grant of $21,294.25 through the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) Program.  The EECBG Program is funded through the U.S. Department of Energy and administered by the Indiana Office of Energy Development.
Advanced Engineering's business has grown significantly in recent years, including a major expansion into a new facility announced in 2009.  The company was founded in 1982 and offers a variety of industrial tools, injection molded products, NC production and surface grinding, CNC machining, turning EDM, and ID/OD grinding.  Advanced Engineering also offers a complete design/build service for tooling.  Their capabilities consist of molding, assembly, packagin, labeling, and kitting.   Their facilities include two class 100,000 clean rooms and an environmental clean room.
The grant will help the company install upgrades and new energy efficient lighting equipment in their facilities.  Grant applicants could seek funding up to $100,000 assuming a 50% local match.  The grant presentation by Lt. Governor Skillman was attended by Company President, Phil Layman and HCUED Executive Director, Mark Wickersham.