Phase 2 Kickoff for MVDC
Hepburn and Sons LLC kicked off Phase 2 of an electrical engineering research and development effort involving medium voltage direct current (MVDC) distribution system grounding system at the Florida State University Center for Advanced Power Systems in Tallahassee, Florida with Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division and NAVSEA 05. This work is a substantial research and development effort funded through a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.
A link to the report can be found
Top Prince William Chamber Awards
The top excellence in business prizes went to Hepburn & Sons in the category of businesses with 11 or more employees. Hepburn and Sons LLC was recognized as the winner of the best business in the Top Prince William Chamber Business awards over eight other nominees
More information can be found
Hepburn and Sons LLC wins two National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) projects worth a total of $1.68M.
Hepburn and Sons LLC wins two NSRP projects, "Integration of Scanning & Laser Peening Activity" and "Land Based Case Study of Insulated Bus Pipe (IBP) for Ship Design." More information can be read in MarineLink's publication
CTO Danny Georgiadis published in Industrial Heating Magazine
Industrial Heating magazine published an article that Hepburn co-authored with LSP Technologies titled "Laser-Peening Metal Enhancement Critical for Component Lifetime." The article may be found in the November 2017 publishing of this journal, or online
Hepburn and Sons LLC hires retired Two Star Admiral, Samuel Perez Jr.
November 10, 2017
The Hepburn and Sons team welcomed Rear Admiral Perez as their newest member. RADM Perez will serve as Hepburn’s Chief, Advisory Services. More information on his background can be found
CEO Richard Hepburn Quoted in SEAPOWER MAGAZINE
Recently, SEAPOWER MAGAZINE published an article by Edward Lundquist on Shock Trials, and consulted Hepburn and Sons
CEO, CAPT Rick Hepburn, on the matter. “Shock testing does prove out a whole design. Modeling and simulation is
important, but it’s extremely complicated to emulate every shock excursion onboard. The shock test can be used to
validate modeling and simulation,” he said.
The rest of the article may be found in the September 2017 publishing of this journal, or online here:
Shock Trials, SEAPOWER MAGAZINE, SEP 2017
Hepburn and Sons chosen for Virginia Economic Gardening Pilot Program
August 15th, 2017
Governor McAuliffe announces 12 companies, including Hepburn and Sons LLC, selected to participate in Virginia Economic
Gardening Pilot Program. For more information click here.
Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium (FMMS)
August 15th, 2017
The Hepburn Technology Transition team, led by Dr. Daniel Georgiadis, traveled to the San Diego Convention Center
to hear from prominent guest speakers, panelists and paper presentations from the Navy, Coast Guard, industry and
Hepburn and Sons representatives interacted with senior military and civil service decision makers, ship and craft
operators and maintainers, repair and maintenance personnel, designers, builders, planners, engineers, program managers,
life cycle engineers, equipment suppliers and other technical experts.
San Diego, CA
Congressman Rob Wittman
January 26th, 2017
Hepburn and Sons LLC hosted Congressman Rob Wittman, Chairman of the Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee on
January 26, 2017 in their Manassas, VA office.
Discussions were focused on helping the Navy win missions of the 21st Century, missions related to cyber security,
electromagnetic threats, and integration of laser technology into shipbuilding and design.
NSRP All Panels Presentation
March 7th, 2017
Dr. Daniel Georgiadis, Chief Technology Officer, delivers address on Laser Peening at NSRP All Panels Meeting.
USS Spearhead Surface Treatment Evaluation
December 14th, 2016
The Hepburn technology transition team helped to evaluate aluminum surface treatments onboard EPF-1 (JHSV) USS Spearhead