5/30/2019 | 1 MINUTE READ

U.S. Congressman Visits Precision Parts Supplier to NASA

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U.S. Rep. Lou Correa (46th District) toured the 70,000 square-foot campus of Santa Ana (Orange County), California-based manufacturer, R.A. Industries, a manufacturer of complex precision components and assemblies to the oil and gas, aviation, defense and space industries, on May 3.

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U.S. Rep. Lou Correa (46th District) toured the 70,000 square-foot campus of Santa Ana (Orange County), California-based manufacturer, R.A. Industries, a manufacturer of complex precision components and assemblies to the oil and gas, aviation, defense and space industries, on May 3. The congressman serves as the chairman of the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime.

On the company’s production floor, Rep. Correa honored company founder and chairman, Robert Follman. “I want to commend Robert Follman for his dedication to our local Orange County economy and for providing a workplace for skilled employees who contribute so vitally to our nation's aviation, defense and space industries supply chain. Our national interest starts at home. We need more training for future machinists and skilled workers to achieve the American Dream,” he says.

The congressman awarded certificates of special recognition to R.A. Industries, Markall Inc. (the marketing and management division of R.A. Industreis), Mr. Follman and Robin Follman-Otta (Mr. Follman’s daughter) for leadership in the business community of Orange County.

Rep. Correa is a member of subcommittees under both the Committee of Homeland Security and Committee of Veteran’s Affairs. R.A. Industries is a long-time supporter of Santa Ana College’s Veterans Resource Center. The company has set up scholarships for bridging the gap from military service to the workforce.

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