Fincantieri Dedicates Navy Frigate Facility

Posted on Mar 28, 2022 by Industrial

Leaders from Fincantieri Marinette Marine, the U.S. Navy and Wisconsin-based Miron Construction dedicated a new facility at Fincantieri’s Marinette, Wis., shipyard with a small ceremony March 8. Fincantieri received a contract in 2020 that could be worth up to $5.5 billion to design and build the Navy’s newest class of ships, the Constellation-class guided-missile frigates.

Employees and guests gathered to open the newest building at the Marinette shipyard, Building 35, where plates of raw steel begin the journey to become a U.S. warship. The 32,000-square-foot building is connected to a new panel line where steel will be prepared, marked, cut and welded on an automated assembly line complete with state-of-the-art robotic welders. 

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