Lockheed Martin’s 350,000-square-foot Archbald facility is a full-service Missiles and Fire Control (MFC) mission area that provides design, manufacturing, engineering, and field service and support to its domestic and international customers.
The facility was established in 1951 and became part of the Lockheed Martin family in 1996. In addition to being the home for the Precision Guided Systems and Navy Electronic Systems product lines, more than 500 Archbald employees manufacture assemblies for many other Lockheed Martin products. The facility currently provides electronic assemblies and metal fabrication for programs such as Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), Apache Fire Control, and Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3).
MFC Archbald’s PGS mission area designs and manufactures air-to-ground weapon and training systems for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and international customers. PGS products include the Paveway™ II Plus Laser Guided Bomb (LGB) kits and Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR).
Archbald’s Navy Electronic Systems mission area has provided safety-critical nuclear instrumentation and controls (I&C) systems for naval submarines and aircraft carriers for over 60 years. Its systems operate aboard all U.S. Navy nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers deployed worldwide.
On the commercial side, MFC Archbald designs and manufactures I&C products for the commercial nuclear power industry, including control room systems, digital control systems and technical solutions for commercial power applications. It has both domestic and international customers.
The Archbald site has received numerous awards throughout the years, including the 2015 Governor’s Export ImPAct award, the 2013 Archbald Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence, the 2013 Industry Week Best Plants Award, the 2012 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce 2013 SAGE Award for a Healthy Workplace, the 2005 Shingo Price for Excellence in Manufacturing, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Voluntary Protection Program Star site award.
For those arriving by air, the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport is the closest airport to the Archbald facility.
From: The Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport
- Follow Route 81 North (about eight miles) to the exit marked East 6 Carbondale (right hand lanes). This highway is called by either of two names; "Route 6" or "The Robert P. Casey Highway." Travel east for eight miles.
- To Exit 4 (Salem Road - Archbald / Cortez).
- Turn left onto Salem Road to Archbald (use caution, this is a steep hill). Follow Salem Road (stay straight) to Church Street (6/10 mile).
- Turn left at stop sign onto Church Street and turn right at stop sign onto Wayne Street and cross a small bridge.
- Turn left onto Main Street and follow for 6/10 mile.
- Turn right on Kennedy Drive (Sunoco gas station on your right) and drive up the hill for 9/10 mile.
- Entrance to Lockheed Martin is on the right.
- Follow driveway up the hill and make the first left to the visitor parking area.
Environmental, Safety and Health Policy
The Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) Policy of Missiles and Fire Control is to operate our facilities in a regulatory compliant, responsible manner that protects the environment and surrounding communities, commits to pollution prevention and prevention of occupational injury and ill health, conserves natural resources, and provides a safe and healthful workplace for employees, contractors and visitors. The policy requires employees to:
- Integrate ESH considerations into strategic business decisions, engineering design, procurement, facilities management and production.
- Continually improve the environmental aspects and safety and health performance of our business and incorporate establish and review ESH goals in applicable performance measurements.
- Cultivate ESH responsibility by all employees at all organizational levels and those who work on behalf of and under the control of the company.
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