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May 2006 edition

Satair steps up production

Satair Hardware UK, which made almost one million components in the last year for the aerospace industry, has relocated its manufacturing facility to bring a bigger machine shop into production.

The 9500 sq ft machine shop in Purdeys Way Industrial Estate in Rochford (pictured) replaces a 6600 sq ft facility in Aviation Way, Southend.

Aerospace fastener distributor SH UK took over Lentern (Aircraft) Ltd, now Satair, in 2004. It produces precision-turned customer-drawn products including the niche double locking nut for the EH101 and Lynx Helicopters.

Customers include Airbus, Goodrich, Claverham, Westlands, Hawker and Martin-Baker. SH UK also supplies nuts, bolts, washers, hinges, latches, clips ....

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