VT selects Colfax as preferred pump vendor

RICHMOND, Va., June 30 (UPI) -- British Royal Navy shipbuilder VT Shipbuilding has named Virginia-based Colfax Corp. as its preferred marine pump provider.

VT Shipbuilding awarded Colfax a $1.3 million contract to supply a portfolio of marine pumps, establishing Colfax as the company's preferred marine pump provider. VT Shipbuilding is a leading designer and manufacturer of British Royal Navy elite naval vessels.


"We're very proud and excited to become a long-term supplier to VT Shipbuilding, one of the world's foremost makers of naval vessels," John Young, Colfax president and chief executive officer, said in a statement.

"It's a great compliment to Colfax's high-performance marine pumping technologies and deep application expertise to work with VT Shipbuilding in keeping their naval vessels at their best."

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