Forrest Machining, Inc. Supports Their Suppliers With Help from Northrop Grumman

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused personnel shortages, product demand issues and cash flow challenges for companies around the world. Forrest Machining, Inc., an aerospace machining and assembly company in Valencia, California, has been able to work through all of these challenges with support from Northrop Grumman. “The COVID crisis created a manpower shortage initially,” said […]

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Opening Doors in a Pandemic

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A Simple Invention Impacts Safety Looking to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 among on-site employees, Megan Cooney, Northrop Grumman manufacturing engineer, wanted to eliminate hand-to-door-handle contact across the company’s Baltimore, Maryland campus (also known as the BWI campus) and at other company locations. “In response to this need, we brainstormed ideas to fabricate a […]

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Suppliers See the Impact of Northrop Grumman’s Support

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Northrop Grumman’s Support Reaches Country’s Smallest Businesses As the COVID-19 pandemic swept over the world, Northrop Grumman acted quickly to support its supply chain through personalized outreach, accelerated payments and a steady flow of demand for products. One supplier says these steps have not only helped them, but have facilitated them extending aid to their […]

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Supporting Social Security Field Offices Through COVID-19

Ordinarily, the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) headquarters and its more than 1,200 field offices across the country, are visited daily by thousands of citizens either in person, or by phone, seeking assistance with supplemental income and health and disability insurance. These services are critical, and for many of the nation’s elderly and disabled the SSA […]

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Sewing with Purpose

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Northrop Grumman employees, many of whom are creatives and enjoy making things with their hands both at home as well as at work, routinely use their innovative thinking and resourcefulness to solve unique problems. And now, they’re using their creativity for a greater good — one stitch at a time. Sewing enthusiasts from across the […]

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Supporting the CDC in the Global Pandemic

With COVID-19 confirmed worldwide, including the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) web team has been working 24/7 to develop and manage content in multiple languages, and maintain a stable IT infrastructure with spiking hits to the CDC website. Of the more than 600 Northrop Grumman employees and contractors supporting the […]

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A Helping Hand in Harpenden

As much of the world continues to self-quarantine and limit its exposure to COVID-19, some of the most isolated people — the elderly and those unable to connect with close friends and family — need a helping hand more than ever. Carissa Tripi, a traveling field engineer currently supporting a Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator customer […]

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