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Statement of the Joint Schedule Recovery Committee

The Joint Schedule Recovery Committee met today with the support of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. Representatives of BIW and Local S6 worked on a number of topics including: Union Representatives reported on additional observations in the Assembly Building and Structural Fabrication. Management reported on their work from last week’s observations and will follow-up Read More >

Bath Iron Works Files Charge Against Local S6 for Violating Federal Labor Laws

National Labor Relations Act prohibits threats to union members BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Bath Iron Works (BIW) today filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board against the IAM Local S6 union for violating the National Labor Relations Act by threatening union members who elect to return to work. In Read More >

BIW Delivers First Six Machines in Effort to Help Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works has delivered six of the 30 machines being built for Puritan Medical Products so the medical swab company can rapidly expand its ability to meet demand for COVID-19 testing components. Guilford, Maine-based Puritan, the only U.S. manufacturer of the sterile testing swabs used in COVID-19 testing, has Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Signs Contract to Deliver Machines Needed to Increase COVID-19 Testing Capacity

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works today signed a contract with Puritan Medical Products to deliver 30 industrial machines to help the medical swab company meet demand for COVID-19 testing components. The Guilford, Maine-based company has been tasked by the federal government to increase its production of COVID-19 sterile testing swabs, of which Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Donates Face Shields to Maine Hospitals

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is using 3-D printers to create personal protection equipment for health care providers. BIW Engineering’s Advanced Concepts team is using 3-D printing to create plastic face-shield holders. The holders wrap around the head at the forehead level and secure a clear plastic shield which is being provided Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Creates Devices to Refill Sanitizer Dispensers

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is using 3-D printers to increase availability of hand sanitizer for our employees. Working with the Facilities Department, BIW’s Advanced Concepts team used a 3-D printer to produce a device that allows the hand sanitizer dispensers that are distributed throughout the shipyard to be refilled. The dispensers Read More >

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Makes Respirator Donation to MaineHealth

BATH, Maine – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works on Tuesday donated 3,200 medical grade N95 respirators to MaineHealth, the state’s largest integrated health care system. The masks are being distributed to hospitals and other medical facilities in Maine based on need. “We appreciate the support that companies like Bath Iron Works are providing us,” said Read More >

Bath Iron Works Increases On-Site Disinfection Crews as Further Safeguard for On-Site Teams

Bath, Maine – In an effort to continue to prioritize the health and safety of employees as the shipyard continues to fulfill its obligations as a part of the country’s “critical infrastructure” network, Bath Iron Works is expanding safeguards by increasing the number of crews focused on disinfecting and cleaning all work areas. Beginning Monday, Read More >