YAKIMA, Wash. (March 3, 2010) – Pexco, a leading plastic extruder, today announced it has entered into a data license with The Boeing Company allowing the use of detail engineering design data to obtain Parts Manufacturing Authority (PMA) for replacement spare parts. The license will permit Pexco to manufacture licensed PMA parts under Pexco’s FAA approved quality system and distribute directly to operators.
Pexco has been licensed to manufacture BAC1522 raw plastic extrusions, as well as many fabricated and assembled finished parts. This agreement will allow it to provide airlines, distributors, operators and others with the OEM-quality parts that have been supplied to Boeing for more than 30 years. Pexco products are used on all of Boeing’s airplane models.
Pexco is an industry leading plastic extruder and fabricator with operations throughout the United States and Mexico. Its ISO 9001/AS9100 approved facility, located in Yakima WA, has wide range of capabilities including profile extrusion, close tolerance cutting, punching, machining, sub-assembly, kitting, water-jet cutting and heat forming.
Pexco, based in Atlanta and with seven plants in the United States and Mexico, Pexco is a North American leader in the design and fabrication of extruded plastics products. It provides standard and custom parts and components to manufacturers and end-users in the aerospace, retail, traffic safety, medical, lighting and fence industries. Pexco also offers a full range of custom design, engineering and fabrication services. Pexco meets the requirements of ISO 9001:2000, holds ISO 14001 registration for all of its manufacturing operations and operates two class 100,000 clean rooms. For more information, visit www.pexco.com.
The former Filtrona Extrusion and its A&B Plastics business are now Pexco. The company's Aerospace Center of Excellence is located in Yakima, WA.
OEM-licensed PMA parts represents one way that the customers can get parts produced by PMA holders while still ensuring that the parts are produced to the FAA-approved OEM (Boeing) design standards.
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