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Day & Zimmermann to Acquire American Ordnance

January 2, 2007

Day & Zimmermann, a nationally recognized provider of products and outsourcing solutions for government and commercial customers, announced today that it has agreed to acquire General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems' interest in American Ordnance, a premier manufacturer and supplier of ammunition to the United States military. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approval, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2007.

American Ordnance, now owned jointly by General Dynamics and Mason & Hanger (a Day & Zimmermann company), provides a broad spectrum of training and tactical ammunition for today's military. With production facilities at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant in Western Tennessee and the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant near Burlington, Iowa, American Ordnance is an industry leader in the production of medium to large caliber ammunition and other explosives.
About Day & Zimmermann:
Day & Zimmermann accelerates customer success by delivering diversified services. Operating from more than 150 worldwide locations with 1.7 Billion USD in revenues, the Day & Zimmermann family of companies employs 20,000 professionals and 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 staffing services, architectural-engineering-construction services, power plant maintenance and modification services, security services, and validation services to businesses and government agencies, and munitions production, equipment maintenance and facilities management services to the Department of Defense.


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