Formed with the combined strengths of Huck and Fairchild Fasteners, Alcoa Fastening Systems & Rings (AFSR) serves the global defense, aero- space, automotive, and commercial transportation markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of fastening system solutions in our industry.

We specialize in providing the toughest, most reliable fasteners for high- stress applications. Our proprietary, innovative fastening solutions offer unique capabilities that are not possible with conventional fasteners. Alcoa Fastening Systems & Rings (AFSR) is the leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of engineered fastening systems, specialty fasteners, components and installation tooling. We manufacture in many materials, including aluminum, corrosion-resistant steels, titanium, Inconel, Waspaloy, A286 and superalloys.

Typical Applications

  • Assembly of composite sheet for armor plates
  • Modular shelters and air transportable pallets 
  • Airframe assembly
  • Aviation propulsion assembly
  • Chassis and suspension assembly
  • Vehicle body assembly


  • Cold forging and forming
  • Plating and heat treating
  • Assembly and installation tooling
  • Field service tooling kits

Why Alcoa

  • Committed to optimizing customers’ production efficiency
  • Broad range of structural fasteners
  • Available in steel, stainless steel, titanium, and aluminum
  • High-strength alloy fasteners
  • Proven in tactical vehicle and aerospace applications
  • Faster installation time vs. traditional welding processes
  • Consistent fit/performance enhances manufacturing quality while reducing labor costs


  • HMMWV 
  • FMTV
  • Lockheed Martin JLTV
  • Eurofighter Typhoon
  • A400 M
  • MDBA missile programs
  • EH101
  • Mirage
  • F/A-22
  • F-35
  • MRAP 

Who we work with

  • Army, Navy, Marines, Congress, OEMs, DoD, Subsystem Suppliers, Primes


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