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Paradigm Precision

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Contents

• Company Overview

• Organizational Structure

• Core Competencies

• Key Technologies

• New Products & Technologies

• Paradigm Manufacturing Plants

• Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

• Summary

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Paradigm Precision - Our Foundation

• Created in 2007 via the acquisitions of Smith West and Palmer Manufacturing Company, the company now has 30+ years of experience in Aerospace, Defense and

Power Generation

• Smith West facilities are located in Tempe, AZ and Guaymas, Mexico

• Palmer Manufacturing facilities are located in Malden, MA and Tunis, Tunisia

• TM Industries of Berlin, CT was added to the Paradigm Precision portfolio in August of

2008

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Our Mission

To be the supplier of choice for gas turbine and power generation machined components by offering:

• Globally competitive products

• World class manufacturing technology

• Machining capabilities up to 20 feet in diameter

• Recognition and focus on customer quality, delivery and cost needs

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Plant Locations

400,000 Sq Ft of Facility Space Worldwide

  • Tempe Operations:

  • 101 employees

  • 38,000 Sq Ft

  • Complex Machining / Assemblies

  • Paradigm Headquarters

  • Malden / Peabody Operations:

  • 204 Employees

  • 147,000 Sq Ft

  • Highly Complex Machining / Assemblies

Malden and Peabody, MA

Tempe, AZ

Berlin, CT

Tunis, Tunisia

Guaymas, Mexico

  • Berlin Operations:

  • 67 Employees

  • 70,000 Sq Ft

  • Complex Machining / Assemblies

  • Tunisia Operations:

  • 118 Employees

  • 40,000 Sq Ft

  • Air Melt Investment Cast Products

  • Guaymas Operations:

  • 81 Employees

  • 33,000 Sq Ft

  • Complex Machining

  • * New 70,000 Sq Ft aerospace facility being built

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Leadership Team

VP Aerospace

Sales & PD

Tom Mitchell

VP Commercial

Sales & PD

Dan Cedrone

Contract Administrator

TBD

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Paradigm Precision Core Competencies

Complex Multi-Axis Machining

on all Aerospace Super Alloys, across all major manufacturing disciplines

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Paradigm Precision Core Competencies

Vacuum & Air Melt Investment Casting Technologies

9 NADCAP Approvals

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Paradigm Precision Core Competencies

Performs Complex Multi-Level Assembly Manufacturing

100% Supply Chain Management & Intercompany Mixed Model Integration

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Key Technologies

• 3D CAD/CAM is the basis for fixture design, CNC Programming, Methods Planning

and Inspection

• State of the Art machining equipment – CNC controls, automatic tool changers,

part probing, and multiple spindles

• Latest machining technology for rapid material removal – ceramic turning and milling,

CBN grinding, EDM

• Technical expertise to develop and produce complex, multi level fabrications and

assemblies

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Key Technologies

Paradigm Group Capabilities Complexity Key

• Turning (live spindle)

• 5-Axis High Milling Speed

• 5-Axis CBN Grinding

• 4-Axis CNC Sinker EDM

• Advance Modular Assembly

• In-House Toolmaking

• Welding / Brazing

• Turning

• 4-Axis Mill / Drill

• Grinding

• Sinker & Wire EDM

• In-House Toolmaking

3

5

• Sinker & Wire EDM

• Rough & Finish Turning

• 3-Axis Mill / Drill

• Surface Grinding

2

• Ceramic Turning

• 5-axis Mill / Drill

• Grinding

• Sinker EDM

• Welding

• Assembly

• Product Testing, NDT, Airflow

• In-House Toolmaking

4

• Rough Turning

• Splitting

1

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Key Technologies

Paradigm Group Capabilities Complexity Key

Malden/Peabody, MA

Tempe, AZ

Berlin, CT

3

4

5

1

Guaymas, MX

COMPLEXITY

2

Tunisia

10” 20” 30” 40” 50” 60” 70” 240”

OUTER DIAMETER

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TCF

Full Assy

GENX

FINS/FOS/OGV

TCF

Outer Case

CF34-8

Front Frame

GE90

HPT Case

GENX Fairing

& Panels

New Products & Technologies

GE90 FOS

and OGV

F110

Fan Case

Larger Assemblies

Vertically Integrated

Technology driven

2011

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

EDM Grind

EDM Cooling Holes

Robotic Clad Weld

Single / Twin 5-Axis Mills, CMM’s, 4-Axis Sinker EDM, 5-Axis CBN Grind, High Pressure Coolant Lathes

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Paradigm Precision Customers

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Malden Operations

Malden Operations consist of:

• 78,000 sq ft Malden facility, opened in 1965

• 69,000 sq ft Peabody facility, opened in 2008

• 199 employees

Malden Specializes in:

• Multi-Axis Machining of Cast and Forged Products

• Complex, Multi-Level Fabrications and Assemblies

Capabilities include:

• Turning up to 64” on 37 CNC machines

• 4 and 5-Axis Milling up to 72” on 23 CNC machines

• 5-Axis CBN Grinding up to 30” on 3 CNC machines

• 13 EDM machines (wire and sinker)

• CMM inspection up to 76” on 7 machines

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Malden Production Line

Turbine Case

Combustion Liner

FWD Inner Nozzle Support

Turbine Center Frame

Panels & Fairings

Outlet Guide Vane

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Malden Production Line

FWD Outer Seal

IGV Ring Assembly

Mid-Frame

HPT Case

Unison Ring

Split Compressor Case

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Peabody Key Machines

Campbell Grinder

Exeron EDM

Olympia Lathe

Parpas Mill

Wire EDM

Brown & Sharpe CMM

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Malden Key Machines

Yasda

A92

Emerald

Blue Phoenix VTL

1260

Parpas Twin Mill

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Berlin Operations

Berlin Operations consist of:

• 70,000 sq ft Berlin facility, acquired in 2008

• 68 employees

Berlin Specializes in:

• Ability to machine components up to 20 ft in diameter

• Rapid prototyping, development and production of

large cases, frames, housings, shafts and diaphragms

Capabilities include:

• 3 and 4-Axis Milling and Boring

• Large Diameter Turning

• Wire EDM and Grinding

In-House special processes include:

• FPI, Welding, and EDM

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Berlin Production Line

Westinghouse Reactor Part

150” Diameter

Large Split Casing

Fan Case 100 x 15

# 1 Rear Disk

Case, ISO Grid

P & W Bell

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Berlin Production Line

Bleed Duct P & W

Electro Magnetic Field Container

Sikorsky Rotor Test Stand

Fan Case 105 x 52

LPT Tube

WST A

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Berlin Key Machines

5-Axis Toshiba

Big Blue G & L

4-Axis G & L

5-Axis Table on Table

Small Schiess

Large Schiess

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Tempe Operations

Tempe Operations consist of:

• 38,000 sq ft Tempe facility, acquired in 1977

• 99 employees

Tempe Specializes in:

• Utilizing mixed model cells with optimized machine

layouts, quick change tooling and multiple spindle machines to minimize part cost and cycle time

• Production of segments, actuation rings, rotating seals,

lug rings and split cases.

Capabilities include:

• Turning up to 36” on 32 CNC machines

• 4 and 5-Axis Milling up to 40” on 14 CNC machines

• Wire EDM, Adhesive Bonding, Welding, Heat Treat and FPI and Surface Enhancement

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Tempe Production Line

Actuating Rings

Compressor Case

Hangers

Stationary Air/Oil Seal

Casing

AFT Stationary Air Seal

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Tempe Production Line

Inner Combustion Liner

Turbine Interstage Seal

Lug Rings

Outer Liner

Bolt Cover

Impeller Shroud

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Tempe Key Machines

Doosan

Matsurra Twin Spindle

Sodick EDM

5-Axis Dual Spindle

HAAS VF3

CMM

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Eurocast Operations

Tunisia Operations consist of:

• 40,000 sq ft Tunisia facility, established in 2001

• 105 employees

Tunisia Specializes in:

• Enables Paradigm Precision to offer its customers a low

cost pole solution in North Africa for both casting,

machining and assembly.

Capabilities include:

• Air melt investment casting up to 125 lb pour weight

• 3 and 4-Axis Milling , Turning, and Grinding

• Vacuum melt casting capability

In-House special processes include:

• FPI, MPI, X-Ray, TIG Welding, Orbital Welding, EDM,

Vacuum Heat Treat, Airflow and Electro Polish

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Tunisia Investment Casting

Vacuum Melt

Air Melt

In718, In738, U500, FSX-414, Rene 77, In625, N-155, MarM509

Eurocast – Co, Ni, Fe, Stainless Steel

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Tunisia Production Line

Swirler Assembly

Swozzle

Nozzle Swirler

Nozzle

Valve Body

Strut End

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Tunisia Key Machines

Autoclave

Caustic Leach Installation

Heat Treatment Furnaces

Milling Machine

Wax Injection Press

X-Ray Unit

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Tunisia Key Machines

Electropolish System

Introduction Melt Furnace

CMM

Dry Area

Dipping Area

Mold Preheat Furnace

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Guaymas Operations

Guaymas Operations consist of:

• 33,000 sq ft Guaymas facility, established in 1998

• 75 employees

* New 70,000 Sq Ft aerospace facility being built

Guaymas Specializes in:

• Enables Paradigm Precision to offer its customers a low

cost pole solution in the Americas

• Guaymas acts as both a direct source for rough and finish

machined product to end users as well as other Paradigm Precision sites

Capabilities include:

• Turning up to 80” on 34 CNC machines

• 3 and 4-Axis Milling up to 60” on 9 CNC machines

• Wire and Hole Popper EDM

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Guaymas Production Line

Split Case

AFT Nozzle Support

FWD Outer Seal

Strut, Turbine Center Frame

Support, Nozzle-HPT

Fan Case, Inner Shell

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Guaymas Production Line

Bridge

TCF Case

Fan Case, Inner Shell

Housing, Assembly Compressor

Fishmouth Inner

Flange FWD

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Guaymas Key Machines

Toyoda Mill Machine

Machining Bridges

2 Shefield CMM

Phoenix

VTL Hass SL 40

Awea Mill Machine

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Paradigm Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

Tempe Operations

Malden Operations

Tunisia Operations

Guaymas Operations

Mexico Machining Alignment

Tunisia Casting Alignment

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Paradigm Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

Mexico Machining Alignment

West Coast :

Carlton (Paramount, CA)

Firth – Rixson Forged Metals (Fontana, CA)

Firth – Rixson Schlosser (Rancho Cucamonga, CA)

Mattco (Paramount, CA)

Chen-Tech (Irvine, CA)

Firth – Rixson (Verdi, NV)

Southwest :

Wyman Gordon (Houston, TX)

Mexico :

Frisa Aerospace (Monterrey, Mexico)

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Paradigm Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

Mexico Machining Alignment

Paradigm Boston / Tempe Secondary Processing Inter-Dependency

100+ in Southwest USA:

Dickson Technology (Laboratory Testing)

Plasma Technology (Plasma Coating)

Metal Surfaces (Nickel Coating)

Chemresearch (Anodize, Chemfilm)

Ellison Surface (Plasma Coating)

Chromalloy (Plasma Coating)

Bolt’s Metallizing (Plasma Coating)

Phoenix Heat Treating (Heat Treating)

Metal Improvement Company (Shot Peen)

150+ in Northeast USA:

Westfield (Plating)

Fountain (Plating)

Ellison (Coatings)

Accurate (Brazing)

Central (Metal Finishing)

BASF (Coatings)Hansen (ETCH/FPI)

Jet Tech (Coatings)

FM Callahan (Plating)

Bodycote (HT)

Sematech (Corrosion Protection)

Metals Testing (Etch & Mag Particle

PTI Industries (Cleaning)

0 in Mexico

Note: 85% of Complex Product Lines Require Several Levels of Secondary Processing

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Large Casing Mixed Model Example

Mexico Machining Alignment

• Forging from US West Coast

• INCO 718 Forging

• Semi-Finish turned in Guaymas to stock .050

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Centerframe Assembly Process Example

Mexico Machining Alignment

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Paradigm Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

Tunisia Casting Alignment

  • In-House Special Processes Performed at Tunisia Plant :

  • FPI

  • MPI

  • X-Ray

  • TIG Welding

  • Orbital Welding

  • EDM

  • Vacuum Heat Treat

  • Airflow and Electro Polish

  • Vacuum Melt & Air Melt Investment Casting

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Paradigm Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

Tunisia Casting Alignment - Samples

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Paradigm Mixed Model Manufacturing Plan

Mexico Machining & Tunisia Casting Alignments

  • Minimize transportation cost from the major US and Mexican forging sources shipping via Guaymas to Tempe/Malden

  • Integrates 35+ years of high technical aerospace knowledge available in Paradigm’s domestic operations, ensuring reliable quality performance

  • Leverages low cost region value by combining the shop rate benefit

  • Utilizes the 100+ “special process” sources in Phoenix AZ & New England areas

  • Paradigm performs as the single point of contact for the customer via controlling all aspects of product progression through the internal supply chain capabilities

  • Incorporates compliance to customer specifications and accredited quality system throughout the manufacturing process at Tempe/Malden sites

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Summary

• Paradigm Precision is strategically prepared for the transition from single product procurement to larger project based product line solutions

•Integrate Paradigm’s “Mixed Model” approach

•Drive lean tenets via cellular applications

•Incorporate secondary processing disciplines in-house

•Ensure best technology applied for developing manufacturing processes

•50K – 100K shop hours per year projects

• Continue to pursue unique manufacturing capabilities via acquisitions in Aerospace

Defense and Power Generation industries

• Dedicated to providing the highest quality products and service

levels in the industry while improving our competitive posture

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