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Pantex signs on new management

Pantex signs on new management

Amarillo, TX -New management is taking over one of Amarillo's largest employers. A new contractor is taking over the management of the Pantex plant nuclear weapons facility in Amarillo this week.

A company spokesperson stated that this change will begin Tuesday and will be a 4 month transition of control from the current management team, but this shift is not only including the Pantex plant, but also includes the Y-12 national security complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Both facilities are owned by the US Department of Energy.

The National Nuclear Security Administration chose Consolidated Nuclear Security over previous management from Nuclear Production Partners LLC to compete for the 22 billion dollar contract.

An NNSA administrator made a statement about this whole deal saying that no change in the size of the Pantex workforce is anticipated.
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