MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions Announces the Acquisition of Sky Manufacturing, Aerospace Components Supplier

May 15, 2012, 11:00 ET from MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions

MUNDELEIN, Ill., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Duncan MacLean, President of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, announced the acquisition of Sky Manufacturing, located in Commerce, California.  The new legal entity, MacLean Sky L.L.C., will be fully integrated into the Fastener Components Group of MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions.


Jim Tanner, Vice President Business Development, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions, stated, "The Sky Manufacturing acquisition increases our exotic alloy fastener product offering, expands our regional manufacturing footprint in the western United States, and improves our service to the aerospace industry."  Mr. MacLean added, "This acquisition demonstrates our strong commitment to the aerospace market and is a key step in the development of our aerospace market strategy."   

Sky Manufacturing, founded in 1997, is a fast growing aerospace bolt maker selling components into the aerospace market and has many OEM certifications.  Sky Manufacturing's specialty is supplying NASM male fasteners up to 1.25 inches from A286, Inconel 718CR, Titanium, 4340, and 8740 alloys.   

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions supplies Fastener Components, Engineered Components and Linkage and Suspension Components to a wide range of industries including automotive, heavy truck, aerospace, appliance, wind, and mining. Fastener Components products include Securex and Decorex brand wheel fasteners, high temperature Lockthread bolts, ESNA locknuts and a wide variety of internally threaded fasteners such as Whiz-Lock, Clinch-Lok and Step-Lok nuts.  Engineered Components products include cold-formed and machined components, horizontal hot-formed components and engineered functional plastics. Linkage and Suspension Components products include aluminum control arms, ball studs, housings, plastics and PogoStik linkages. 

MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions is a division of the MacLean-Fogg Company, a global enterprise with 27 North American manufacturing facilities, 11 international facilities, annual sales of $900 million, and a worldwide workforce of more than 3,200 people.  The MacLean-Fogg Company provides engineered metal and plastic components to the industrial, automotive, military and aerospace markets, and unique devices used in the transmission and distribution of electrical power.  For more information, visit, contact Bradley Southwood, 248-853-2525, or 

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