East/West Industries is a Woman Owned Small Business that is family oriented and is celebrating five decades of saving aircrew lives. Located in Ronkonkoma, they design, manufacture and support products that are crucial for aircrew safety. Aerospace and Defense customers count on East/West for engineering strength, manufacturing excellence, and innovation in equipment services. East/West was awarded a $200,000 grant in 2016 to invest over $2 Million to acquire new machinery and equipment and complete building renovations at their new facility. As a result of this project, East/West Industries was supposed to create 5 new jobs. Upon project completion, they not only met their jobs goal, they quadrupled it!