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Located in Santa Ana, California/USA (directions), Cherry Aerospace is a member of PCC Fastener Products. Its full legal name is "SPS Technologies LLC, DBA Cherry Aerospace".

Product Profile

Products include blind rivets, blind bolts, shear pin fasteners, rivetless nutplates, installation tools and systems. These products are offered in a wide variety of materials, styles and sizes. A world-wide sales force and authorized distribution network provides strong support and quick-response delivery for customers, covering aerospace OEM, sub-contractors and repair market.

Key Markets and Customers

Major aerospace market segments include commercial transports (Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Embraer), business jets (Cessna, Learjet, Gulfstream), general aviation (Cessna, Raytheon, Piper), helicopters (Bell, Agusta, Sikorsky, Eurocopter), military (Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems), jet engines (Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Rolls Royce) and commercial airlines (American, United, British Airways, JAL).

Engineering

Cherry Aerospace provides exceptional customer assistance through extensive R&D and technical sales support. Cherry Aerospace capabilities provide products that are engineered and tested to the customer's requirements. This is accomplished by partnering with the customer - from concept to delivery - bringing cutting-edge technology to product development and manufacturing. Using computerized product design and development, statistical process control, as well as work cells and single-purpose factories, insures the quality of Cherry Aerospace's products while keeping costs down.

Quality Assurance/Laboratory Testing

Cherry Aerospace's certified physical testing facilities ensures product performance that meets customer, industry and Cherry's own standards and specifications. Cherry Aerospace has third-party accreditation from the National Aerospace and Defense Accreditation Program (Nadcap), covering heat treat, plating, and material testing. Cherry Aerospace also has sophisticated metallurgical laboratories, with diagnostic equipment that includes scanning electron microscopy capabilities. Cherry Aerospace quality accreditations include: FAA TSO Approval, ISO 9001 Certified Manufacturer, SAE Aerospace AS9100, and Nadcap. See Quality Assurance for further information.