EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(Business Wire)—FDH Aero (“FDH”), an aerospace and defense products distributor serving aircraft production and aftermarket supply chains, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year direct line feed agreement with Austrian aerospace company FACC.
The contract supports one of FACC’s Aerostructures programs which will continue to see increasing built rates over the term of the contract. “We are honored by being entrusted with this key project by FACC and look forward to building a strong relationship based on trust and performance”, commented Scott Tucker, CEO of FDH Aero.
Rudolf Leitner, Executive Vice President Procurement at FACC commented: “We are looking forward to working with FDH as a new strategic supplier fulfilling FACC´s COMPETE program requirements and helping us to achieve our target of developing and delivering cost competitive solutions, on time.”
“It is an important milestone in our approach to expand both geographically and through investments in new commodities and programs. We have made key acquisitions in the past months enabling us to serve an even wider portfolio of fasteners and electrical components to our OEM and after-market customers”, closed Scott Tucker. “We have made significant investments into our team in Europe taking on well-respected industry experts in our new facilities in Germany and Italy which will see us deliver best-in-class service through FDH Europe in the very near future”, added Fred Short, VP of Sales at FDH Aero.
About FDH Aero
FDH Aero is a leading distributor of aerospace hardware, replacement parts, and chemicals to commercial and defense aircraft manufacturers, subcontractors, component distributors, commercial airlines, and MRO/aftermarket solution providers. FDH is headquartered in El Segundo, CA and has operations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.fdhaero.com.
FACC is a worldwide leading aerospace company in design, development and production of aerospace technologies and advanced aircraft lightweight systems. Being the technology partner of all major manufacturers, FACC works together with its customers on developing solutions for the mobility of the future. In the fiscal year 2020, FACC achieved 526.9 million Euro in revenues. Approximately 2,700 people from 41 nations are employed at 13 international locations worldwide. FACC is listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange and part of the Fortune-500 Group AVIC, providing access to the largest growth markets within the industry. For more information, please visit facc.com.