Tony Antonelli, a NASA astronaut, stopped by VACCO Industries for a tour and special visit with employees Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Read all about it.
On Saturday, October 27, 2012, the Navy christened the future USS Minnesota in Newport News, VA. The Minnesota, which is expected to be commissioned during the summer of 2013, is the tenth boat of the fast-attack Virginia Class submarines and has VACCO valves and manifolds onboard. Click here to read more about the Navy’s newest submarine.