Alcoa Fastening Systems (Aichach) Enters Partnership with EgyptAir

Torrance, California…. Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) announced today that its distribution & services center for worldwide MRO/Airlines customers, located in Aichach, Germany, has entered into a new partnership with EgyptAir Maintenance & Engineering.

Under the agreement, EgyptAir Maintenance & Engineering will procure the majority of its standard aerospace hardware needs from Alcoa Fastening Systems, and AFS Aichach will provide to EgyptAir its innovative distribution and logistics solution to support the supply chain of these fasteners and other select parts on an exclusive basis.
 
Eng. Abd El Aziz Fadel, Chairman and CEO of EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering, said: “This Distribution and Services Center marks the start of new technical services to be offered by Alcoa and EgyptAir M&E, serving the EgyptAir customers in the Middle East and Africa”.  Alain Dickelé, AFS Aichach’s Managing Director, added: “With the signature of this agreement, EgyptAir Maintenance & Engineering and Alcoa Fastening Systems Aichach have set in place the foundation of extended cooperation that will enhance our long and profitable relationship. We are both very pleased.”
 
EgyptAir Maintenance and Engineering Company is a pioneer maintenance services provider in Africa and the Middle East. It was granted the EASA Part 145 certificate for the line / base maintenance, avionics and Electric Equipment overhaul, Component Repair and Supply, Engine Overhaul, Planning and Engineering, covering most Boeing and Airbus Aircrafts and providing its technical services to more than 75 customers.
 
Alcoa Fastening Systems, a business unit of Alcoa, is a leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of fastening systems including specialty fasteners, fluid fittings, assembly components, and installation systems for aerospace and commercial applications. Headquartered in Torrance, California, the company has 6,900 employees, and manufactures at 21 locations in 9 countries.  AFS also operates 7 worldwide distribution/logistics centers providing value-added services.

For more information about Alcoa Fastening Systems, visit www.alcoafasteners.com. For information about its complete line of Aerospace Products, please contact Ms. Anne Brown, Manager, Global Marketing Communications, Tel: 1 714 449 4374; Fax: 1714 278 8726; e-mail: anne.brown@alcoa.com.



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