(May, 2007 – Pocasset, MA) Hydroid, LLC, a leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), today welcomed eight new employees to its rapidly growing roster. The new team members will bolster capabilities in a variety of Hydroid’s departments, including Manufacturing, Engineering, Accounting and IT. Hydroid also wishes to formerly acknowledge Ellie Rumble as Hydroid’s senior buyer. Ellie has been with the company for nearly four years, and has been an integral part of the company’s tremendous growth.
New employees include Chou Khang, mechanical engineer; Robert Ranta, information technology administrator; Stephen Vaughan, inventory clerk; Darren McGinn, project accountant; Kristine Eddy, electromechanical assembler; Joseph Shwom, software engineer; and Nathan Mark and Cliff Silva, both electronics technicians. These team members join Hydroid at an exciting point in the company’s history, as Hydroid has grown from 12 to 41 employees and has expanded its headquarters from 2,500 to 10,000 square feet over the past two years. With their years of combined experience, this talented group brings a unique set of expertise that will contribute to Hydroid’s continued growth and success.
“As Hydroid continues to grow we are committed to providing a level of after-sales service and support that is unrivaled in the industry,” said Kevin McCarthy, Hydroid’s vice president of marketing. “The recent additions to our staff will assist us in achieving this objective, and we welcome them to our team.”
During the past five years Hydroid has shipped 138 REMUS systems and plans to ship an additional 20 systems in 2007. For more information regarding Hydroid and its employees please visit www.hydroid.com.
About Hydroid, LLC
Hydroid LLC holds the exclusive license from the Woods Hole OceanographicInstitution for the manufacture and further development of the REMUS Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) technology.
For further information contact Kevin McCarthy, Vice President of Marketing at Hydroid at Tel 508-563-6565, e-mail [email protected].
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