November 10, 2011

Alcoa Fastening Systems Launches Aerospace Latch Repair Station

Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) has recently launched an FAA Repair Station specializing in the repair and overhaul of its RAM® aerospace latch and snubber product lines.

Torrance, California…. Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) has recently launched an FAA Repair Station specializing in the repair and overhaul of its RAM® aerospace latch and snubber product lines.  The facility, which holds an Organization Authorization Designation (ODA), is located in Torrance, California in close proximity to the RAM engineering and production teams. This repair source provides airlines, MRO’s, and OEM’s with a quick, affordable option to the expense of replacement parts.
 
The AFS RAM latch repair station can readily repair Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) items used on the B737, B747, B757, B767, B777, MD-11, and DC-10 aircraft models. With its vast design and manufacturing resources, AFS can also provide repair and overhaul services on latches and snubbers through Part Approval Holder (PAH) authorization, or by obtaining further approvals from the FAA.
 
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 industrial applications. Headquartered in Torrance, California, the company has over 5,500 employees at 29 manufacturing and distribution/logistics locations, in 11 countries.
 
To request a list of latches and snubbers on our repair capability list, or receive a repair quote, please send an email to: trealcoarepairs@alcoa.com. 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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