Production is set to begin in late May in Independence, Virginia USA at McAllister Mills' latest manufacturing site. Investments have been made in 2010 to produce ALVEX PF Passive Fire Systems for large programs in the following segments: Cruise Ships, Passenger Ferries, Offshore and other Specialty Ships. "Full scale production will be running by June 1, 2011," stated Mario Galindo, Global Sales Director for ALVEX PF.