CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TechPrecision Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: TPCS) ("TechPrecision" or the "Company"), an industry leading manufacturer providing engineering, precision large-scale machined, fabricated metal and electrical components for complete tested systems with customers in the alternative energy, cleantech, medical, nuclear, defense, aerospace and other commercial industries, today announced that its PolySilicon customer has requested a change in the scope of work (SOW) regarding the large-scale PolySi chambers the Company's Ranor division is producing.
As a result of these changes, TechPrecision will be receiving approximately $470,000 in change order related incremental revenue, which will be recognized as production on the updated units is completed. The change in scope of work also extended the production schedule, as units scheduled to complete production during the fiscal third quarter (the period ended December 31, 2012) are now expected to finish production during the fourth fiscal quarter of 2013 (the period ended March 31, 2013).
"Change orders are a part of our business, especially with new products, and our ability to quickly adapt to accommodate design changes is a key reason our customers rely on TechPrecision," said Mr. James Molinaro, CEO of TechPrecision Corporation. "We are pleased to expand our relationship with this important customer, and have taken every necessary step to rapidly adjust and deliver these updated units. To date, we have received $180,000 in change-orders with approximately $290,000 in additional change order revenue expected as these units complete production. These changes extend the production cycle, and this will result in approximately $2 million of production activity and revenue shifting into the March quarter."
About TechPrecision Corporation
TechPrecision Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Ranor, Inc., and Wuxi Critical Mechanical Components Co., Ltd., globally manufactures large-scale, metal fabricated and machined precision components and equipment. These products are used in a variety of markets including: alternative energy (Solar and Wind), cleantech, medical, nuclear, defense, industrial, and aerospace to name a few. TechPrecision's goal is to be an end-to-end global service provider to its customers by furnishing customized and integrated "turn-key" solutions for completed products requiring custom fabrication and machining, assembly, inspection and testing. To learn more about the Company, please visit the corporate website at http://www.techprecision.com. Information on the Company's website or any other website does not constitute a part of this press release.
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