CHATSWORTH, Calif., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Align Aerospace LLC, a global provider of aerospace fasteners, assembly component and supply chain solutions, has been appointed an Authorized Distributor for Click Bond aerospace products, announced Align CEO Richard C. Organ.
"Our strategic partnership with Click Bond is most significant given both parties' high standards of quality and commitment to providing superior manufacturing solutions for industry," said CEO Richard C. Organ. "The addition of the Click Bond aerospace line adds another dimension to the expansive product offerings currently stocked and sold out of Align's global network."
Click Bond has been a pioneer of advanced fastening solutions addressing a wide array of applications for more than forty years. The family-owned company designs and manufactures an extensive selection of bonded fasteners that eliminate welding, structural penetrations and costly labor assembly while providing lightweight traditional threaded attachment points. Click Bond surface mounted hardware simplifies the installation and support of electrical, fuel, and hydraulic systems, while their rivetless nutplates reduce hole count by two thirds and reduce installation labor time by over 80 percent.
Align Aerospace is a leading supplier of hardware and related components to a broad range of aerospace and defense OEMs and their subcontractors throughout the world. Experts in bid-to-buy, JIT, VMI, lean manufacturing and supply chain management, Align has more than 90,000 unique parts in stock from over 2,000 suppliers ready to ship from its warehouses throughout the U.S. and Europe. Between 1998 and 2011, the Company operated as Pentacon, Eurofast SAS, and Anixter Aerospace Hardware. Align began independent operations in August 2011 as a result of the divestiture of the business by Anixter International to Greenbrier Equity Group.
About Click Bond
Click Bond, Inc. (www.clickbond.com) is the global leader in adhesive bonded fastening systems for industry, delivering solutions that have revolutionized the design and assembly of aerospace, defense, marine, and energy exploration systems.
SOURCE Align Aerospace