For Immediate Release:
June 15, 2016
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Vice President – Sales & Marketing
Newington, CT: PCX Aerostructures, LLC is pleased to announce that it has enhanced its extensive precision machining capability range with the addition of a WFL M65 Millturn machining center at the company’s Newington, Connecticut headquarters. This latest capital investment provides unmatched integrated advanced aerospace manufacturing capabilities, acting as a combined CNC turning, boring and milling unit providing PCX’s customers with even higher quality and faster production times.
Uniquely designed, the WFL serves as a lathe, 5-axis machining center, 3-D-coordinate measuring machine, gear shaper and deep hole drilling machine within a single unit. This advanced technology brings high precision functionality to a new level, allowing for complete machining of complex parts with turning diameters up to 830 mm and machining lengths extending to 4,500 mm.
Addressing heightened customer demand for complex shafts and spline shaping requirements, PCX acquired this advanced equipment with its all-in-one machining and measuring efficiencies in mind. As a leading supplier of Flight Critical Safety products and large structural airframe assemblies, the company remains focused on providing state of the art integrated manufacturing solutions to its OEM and Tier 1 customer base. Investing in the latest Millturn machine allows for added levels of quality and flexibility to the company’s already advanced manufacturing processes.
“In response to customer needs for higher precision and integrated manufacturing of complex products, PCX is proud to add the WFL Millturn to our advanced production capabilities”, said Alan Haase, President & CEO of PCX Aerostructures. “PCX continues to innovate and invest in our business to ensure that we are the best choice as a manufacturing partner for our customers.”
PCX Aerostructures is a world class supplier of highly engineered, precision, flight critical and structural assemblies for rotorcraft and fixed wing aerospace platforms. The company serves defense and commercial markets as well as the power generation industry through facilities in Connecticut, New York and Texas. PCX is a leader in producing complex parts machined from hard alloys such as titanium, Inconel and steel – where tight tolerances and quality are imperative. The company is also a premier producer of large structural airframe assemblies providing direct delivery, as well as Blue streak manufacturing support, to production lines of to customers such as Airbus, Boeing, General Electric Aircraft Engines, Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky and Triumph Aerostructures. PCX Aerostructures is owned by RFE Investment Partners, 24/6 Capital Partners, and PCX Management.
RFE Investment Partners – based in New Canaan, CT – is a private equity investor with over 30 years of lower middle market buyout experience investing in growth companies in partnership with strong management teams.
To learn more please visit www.pcxaero.com.