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October 7, 2013

Cybersecurity firm to dedicate facility in Purdue Research Park

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and TAMPA, Fla. - Officials from Florida-based Sypris Electronics LLC and city and county officials will dedicate a new research and development center at 10 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 10) in the Herman and Heddy Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd.

The location will enhance collaboration for ongoing research between the company and Purdue University's Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS).

Officials scheduled to speak during the dedication include John J. Walsh, president of Sypris Electronics; Joseph B. Hornett, senior vice president, treasurer and COO of Purdue Research Foundation; Joel Rasmus, director of strategic relations at CERIAS; West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis; and Tippecanoe County Commissioner John Knochel.

Tours of the Sypris Electronics facility in the Kurz Purdue Technology Center will be conducted immediately following the event.

About Sypris Electronics LLC

Sypris Electronics is a world-class, integrated systems solutions provider. Our ruggedized electronic products, advanced engineering services and complete electronic manufacturing capabilities are aligned to provide our customers the best people, practices and technologies to continually exceed expectations. We consistently promote an agile, innovative culture by strategically partnering with leading-edge technology companies, agencies and universities. With over 45 years of experience, Sypris Electronics is proud to develop, manufacture and integrate leading technologies into mission critical electronics systems that secure America's interest.

About Purdue Research Park

The Purdue Research Park has the largest university-affiliated business incubation program in the country. The park's four Indiana sites are in West Lafayette, Indianapolis, Merrillville and New Albany. The nearly 200 companies located in the park network employ about 4,000 people. 

Purdue Research Park contact: Cynthia Sequin, 765-588-3340, casequin@prf.org