325 Soundview Road, Guilford, CT 06437 - phone: 203-453-4325

Advance Development and Manufacturing of Guilford is the 2006 prime government contractor of the year

Advance Development and Manufacturing Corporation of Guilford was recently chosen for the award of Regional Prime Contractor of the Year, Region 1, by the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA), having been nominated by the Naval Inventory Control Point in Philadelphia, PA.  This honor recognizes the many years of quality manufacturing of aircraft launch and recovery equipment (ALRE) flight critical safety items for the United States Naval Carrier Fleet.

Established in 1956 by Robert F. Fisher, Advance Development and Manufacturing (ADAM) is a family-owned and operated company which has played a key role in the development and production of launch and arresting gear for the US naval carrier fleet.  With a highly skilled team of machinists on the floor, CEO, John F. Fisher maintains the standard of precision manufacturing and quality control requisite of government demand at competitive prices.  The zero percent failure rate of ADAM’s product attests to the degree of attention to detail, which has earned the corporation region-wide recognition.

In a recent interview, the younger Mr. Fisher commented on ADAM's achievements.  "It's all about checks and balances; in a plant this size, every employee knows personally the machinist in charge of process both before and after his or her step of the job is completed.  This sense of responsibility and teamwork adds up to a superior end product.  Everyone takes pride in our regional status and is excited about being nominated for the national award".

Mil-I-45208A - quality system
Level III Liquid Penetrant Inspection.

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