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Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company Overview
In 1836, William Bickford's invention of safety fuse, a superior initiator for mining explosives, heralded not only a safer era for miners, but the formation of the Ensign-Bickford company. From this single but significant milestone, EBAD has developed global industry influence and extensive capabilities facilities in three locations; Graham, KY, Moorpark, CA and our headquarters in Simsbury, CT.
Ideas, insights and engineering breakthroughs have made us manufacturers of the most reliable, precise aerospace and defense energetic solutions available. Our history of providing high-reliability solutions to these markets is unequaled, as is our commitment to meeting cost, delivery, reliability, and environmental and performance requirements. No other company can match the range of innovative energetic solutions that we've manufactured; this breadth of energetics application and technology is the foundation on which our success—and yours—rests.