MANSFIELD, Texas, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Cam-Tech Manufacturing, a division of PCX Aerostructures, LLC, has successfully completed installation of a new state-of-the-art machining center allowing for expanded production of high quality, large format aircraft parts at their Texas facility.
The new T1 Makino 5-Axis machining center allows for added versatility and continued efficiencies, yielding innovative processing of hard alloy components for a variety of aerospace platforms. Boasting a capability envelope of 59" x 51" x 78," the latest capital investment from PCX Aerostructures lends additional strength to their progressive range of capabilities.
"We are excited about this new addition to our PCX operations and have configured the machining center for lights out operation, delivering high precision machining of hard alloys at a very competitive price," said Alan L. Haase, President and CEO of PCX Aerostructures.
As a leader in complex fabrications and precision machining, this latest addition supports the demanding requirements of the aerospace industry, allowing for enhanced accuracy, reduced cycle times and extensive automation features when machining large structures. The addition of this unique equipment aligns with PCX's goal of continued growth and expansion to support the growing aerospace industry.
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.
PCX has manufacturing facilities in Newington, CT, Ronkonkoma, NY, Farmingdale, NY, and Mansfield, TX.
To learn more please visit www.pcxaero.com.
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