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  • An SLS engine section, comprised of aluminum panels fabricated by AMRO, being taken off the Vertical Assembly Center after weld testing at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility. (Photo: NASA.)

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    ARTICLE: Key Aerospace Supplier in Southern California Expands with New Machining Capabilities

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. Headquartered in South El Monte, CA, AMRO Fabricating Corporation is a 42 year old company specialized in the fabrication, forming, and heat treating of aluminum and titanium components for the aerospace, commercial aircraft, and defense industries. Among the key programs it serves, the company supplies panels for parts of the […]

  • Vitex installed new fabrication equipment, including a Hexagon CMM (left) and a Haas CNC (right).

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    Vitex Extrusion Expands Fabrication Capabilities

    Vitex Extrusion, LLC in Franklin, New Hampshire invested in the installation of new machining centers in order to expand its downstream aluminum extrusion fabrication capabilities. This enables the company to meet increased demand for long part fabrication and precision machining. “During the last 24 months, customer demand for precision machined, long-length extruded profiles has increased […]

  • Sonaca Montreal - new gantry mill

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    Sonaca Montreal Expands Capacity with State-of-the-Art Vertical Gantry Mill

    Sonaca Montreal started up operation of a new high speed, technologically-advanced 5-axis gantry mill at its fully integrated manufacturing operation in Mirabel, Quebec. The 240,000 sq ft facility provides machining, forming, surface treatment and assembly capabilities for the production of large aluminum aerostuctures up to 60 ft (18 m) in length. Its core products include wing and empennage skins, stringers, spars, […]