Jered Brown Brothers To Consolidate Operations In Brunswick, Georgia
Marine systems manufacturer Jered Brown Brothers recently announced its plans to consolidate all of its administrative, engineering, and manufacturing operations at the company's Brunswick, Ga., manufacturing facility.
J e r e d ' s 220,000-square-foot Brunswick manufacturing facility is located on a deepwater site on the Brunswick River, adjacent to the Georgia Ports Authority. Jered will also lease an office building in Brunswick to house the company's administrative staff t h a t will be relocated from Michigan.
The consolidation is scheduled for completion by the end of the summer of 1992. It will involve the transfer of equipment and employees from Detroit—where the company has operations in both Troy and Auburn Hills—to Brunswick.
In addition to engineered marine systems, Jered Brown Brothers specializes in shipboard equipment for major shipyards t h a t are direct suppliers to the U.S. Navy. Products include aircraft, cargo and weapons elevators; ship steering systems; submarine bow planes; anchor windlasses; and specialized handing systems. Jered is part of the Marine Engineering division of Vickers P.L.C., an international company based in the United Kingdom with annual sales of about $1.3 billion and over 12,000 employees worldwide.