Custom Manufacturing & Engineering (CME) has moved from 2904 N. 44th
Ave. N. in St. Petersburg to 3690 N. 70th Ave. in Pinellas Park.
According to CME
spokesperson Fred Munro,
the company needed more space for production of its technological
equipment products and wanted to upgrade its facilities to present a
more polished look to its visiting clientele. "Most of our customers are
from out of town and this is a more professional location," says Munro.
"We are closer to restaurants and hotels. It's better for hosting our
CME is a high-technology business
that develops and produces electrical power devices, remote sensors, and
special test and support instrumentation for military and other
industrial applications. Many of its clients are members of the military
or federal employees.
Munro says the new
facility offers 49,000 square feet, increasing its former space by
19,000 square feet. "We did a build out to improve a conference room and
some offices," explains Hill. "But what the employees are most excited
about is that there is now plenty of parking."
was founded in 1997 by former employees of Lockheed Martin and has
contracts with all arms of the U.S. military, federal agencies and
private companies. The company is currently operating under the
leadership of Dr. Nancy Crews. Awards include the U.S. Small Business Administration
Tibbet's Award for Research and Development Excellence and DiversityBusines.com
Diversity Award. CME also was included in Deloitte &
s Florida's High Tech Corridor Fast 50 in 2002.
Source: Eddie Munro, CME