Alcoa Fastening Systems Named 2010 Platinum Source Preferred Supplier

December 20, 2011

TORRANCE, Calif.--Alcoa Fastening Systems (AFS) is proud to announce that its Sylmar Operations (Valley-Todeco) was recently honored by Northrop Grumman Corporation with a Platinum Source Preferred Supplier Award. It is the fourth consecutive year this location has received the award for its commitment to produce and deliver 100% conforming parts, on schedule, and with acceptable supporting shipping documentation. Alcoa Fastening Systems supplies fasteners and installation tools for many of Northrop Grumman’s major programs, including the F-35, F/A-18 and the Global Hawk.

”AFS is pleased to receive this award,” said Craig Brown, vice president of Global Aerospace Customers and Marketing. “We are grateful that Northrop Grumman recognizes and appreciates our efforts and dedication in supporting their needs, and look forward to continuing to deliver high-quality products on-time for all of their programs.”

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, Calif., the company has more than 6,000 employees at 32 manufacturing and distribution/logistics locations in 11 countries.

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