The Young Engineers’ Quality Management system has been certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) to ISO9001:2008 and EN/JISQ/AS9100:2009 for the design and manufacture of precision metallic and non-metallic components and specialty fastening products for the aerospace industry. Our Quality System is approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, and we have Technical Standard Order (TSO) C148 authorization on all applicable fastening products. We are also on the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency’s Qualified Suppliers List for Manufacturers (QSLM) for Class 3 Threaded Fasteners (Cage Code 56958), are Nadcap certified for Chemical Processes, and were one of only two companies in the world to receive Nadcap Fastener Manufacturer accreditation
In addition to our company’s continuous improvement activities, members of our Management team have served as advisors and/or board members on various technical boards, including such well respected organizations as the Aerospace Fastener Standards Advisory Committee (AFSAC), the Aircraft Locknut Manufacturers Association (ALMA), the Industrial Fasteners Institute (IFI), Nadcap, and the National Aerospace Standards Committee (NASC) to the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA). We have also worked closely with the FAA and other industry groups in the development of TSO C148 for fasteners, and with Nadcap on the development of a fastener manufacturing approval process. We continuously work with various OEM’s on the development and refinement of aircraft fasteners, and have introduced numerous novel fasteners to the industry in recent years, including, but not limited to the following:
- A full line of fastener products manufactured from high-strength composites (thermoplastics)
- Fasteners for honeycomb panels as thin as 0.125” (3.2mm)
- Floating nut fasteners with dual, independent floating nuts
- The Loret Isolator Insert™: a range of patented fasteners that incorporate
- an elastomeric isolation device into a panel fastener
- The Loret Latches™: a range of patented, highly customizable and aesthetically
- unique high-end latches
The Young Engineers has long-term relationships with various representative firms located around the world, in addition to having excellent working relationships with many aircraft fastener distributors.
In an age where technology and out-sourcing has strained the relationship between supplier and customer, we pride ourselves on personal service. Although we use cutting-edge technology throughout all phases of our operation, we strive to provide personal attention to all our valued customers. You will particularly notice an unparalleled responsiveness from our Sales and Engineering departments, who work tirelessly to provide you with timely responses to inquiries and solutions to your fastening challenges. We look forward to working with you soon.