Quality & Certifications

American Aerospace Technical Castings, Inc is committed to quality in every aspect of our processes. Our employees understand and take responsibility for quality and craftsmanship. Management and personnel are empowered to make sound quality decisions to continually improve the company’s quality system. Our measurements of business success are determined by continued customer trust, delivery of quality products and complete customer satisfaction.

The management at American Aerospace Technical Castings, Inc is strongly committed to a strategy of continual improvement, seeking to learn the expectations of our customers and meeting and exceeding those needs.

Certificates (click to view)

NADCAP: Aluminum Heat Treating

NADCAP: Material Testing

NADCAP: Non-Destructive Testing

NADCAP: Welding

OASIS: Proof of OIN

ITAR: Compliance Certification

ISO 9001:2015 / AS9100 Rev. D

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News & Events

AATC will be attending the upcoming EuroSatory 2016 and the Farnborough Airshow 2016. Hope to see you there!


October 2015 Attending Helicopter Expo & Conference


September 2015 Attending Defence & Security Event


June 2015 Attending International Paris Air Show


April 2015 Attending Aviation Week MRO Americas


March 2015 AATC have won a five year contract with Ratier Figeac


February 2015 Bell Helicopter audit

Bell Helicopter (a division of Textron) performs Level 3 assessment; the audit is a success & we hope to work with Bell very soon!

January 2015 Facebook

AATC has over 500 likes; visit our page today
AATC Facebook Page

May 2014 Farnborough International Airshow

AATC Will be attending the Farnborough International Airshow 2014.
The Venue takes place in Farnborough Great Britain with over 1500 companies.

We hope to see you there!


November 2013 Two new Striko-Dynrad aluminum holding and melting furnaces installed

Two new 300 lb capacity Striko-Dynrad aluminum holding and melting furnaces installed. Each dedicated to a particular alloy of Aluminum A356 and A357.  

December 2012 American Aerospace T.C., procures aluminum heat treating furnace

American Aerospace T.C., procures aluminum heat treating furnace which will be installed in our own facility, to again further our capabilities and capacity expansion planning.  

February 2012 6000 sq ft addition to AATC's Phoenix, AZ facility is completed

6000 sq ft addition to AATC's Phoenix, AZ facility is completed and our machining operations have been successfully relocated to this facility. In addition, the expansion of our machining operations includes a new 5 Axis CNC and a 4 Axis CNC to our capability list.  

July 2011 American Aerospace PRI/Nadcap certified

AATC achieves PRI/Nadcap certification for material testing.  

June 2010 American Aerospace T.C., partners with Boeing and Goodrich

American Aerospace T.C., partners with Boeing and Goodrich Aerostructures in two highly motivating LEAN / Kaizen events in its Phoenix facility.  

April 2010 AATC partners with The Boeing Company:  

AATC partners with The Boeing Company to build the Air force’s new fleet of Aerial Refueling Tankers. As a key Arizona member of Boeing’s United States Tanker Team, AATC will become eligible to increase orders if Boeing is awarded the U.S. Air Force tanker contract in 2010.  Read News Release here.  

June 2009 AATC procures Spacecraft Manufacturing, Inc.

AATC procures Spacecraft Manufacturing, Inc. A Glendale, AZ based machine shop. American Aerospace will work towards expanding this operation and providing full machine shop services to its existing customers.  

April 2009 AATC host luncheon for the WORLD Foundry Organization  

AATC hosts a luncheon for the World Foundry Organization. The World Foundry Organization (WFO) represents the collective needs and beliefs of the principal representatives of foundry associations of member countries on a global scale.  

The WFO is a neutral body representing the interest of the Cast Metals industries in a broad range of countries.  

March 2008 AATC catches Fire
(click on image to read article)  

Modern Casting - July 2008

Continuous Improvement


  • Built a Training Center for casting Excellence (Dedicated to Art Abbey)
  • Procured a Wax 3D Printer to offer Rapid Prototyping
  • Shell Room De-humidification Implemented


  • Added 3 New 5 Axis CNC machines
  • Built out 1000sq ft new Manual Machining Facility
  • Streamlined Wax Injection Operations to reduce lead times
  • Held a Quality Clinic introduction class with UTC (Implemented)
  • Modified product scrap area (Poka Yoke)


  • Cast Floor LEAN event (6 mo's long) Improve Quality
  • 1 New 5 Axis CNC
  • 2 New 600 lb Aluminum Melters


  • Machining Center Reorganization
  • New FEELER CNC 4 Axis
  • Aluminum Heat Treating


  • 1000 sq ft Secure Tooling and Document Storage
  • 6000 sq ft Machine Shop
  • 2- 60hp 125 psi 250cfm Air Compressors
  • LEAN Work Flow of Shell Room
  • LEAN Work Flow for Knock-out
  • Recirculation and Oxidization for Water Blast Water


  • Boeing Supplier “Silver Performance Award” Working for Gold…
  • Marketing and Website Strategies
  • Move toward electronic record keeping
  • Completion of Materials Testing Certification
  • Wax Injection; Improved Filter Fabrication


  • BeCu Containment Cell
  • Goodrich AG and AATC LWW Tool Movement
  • The Boeing Company GEMBA walk
  • 1000 days ZERO Lost Time Accident Luncheon
  • Goodrich AG and AATC one piece Airplane factory with all supervisors
  • Sundyne(UTC) Supplier Gold Lean Assessment
  • Financial and Manufacturing Connections Information Technology


  • Standard Work in Process (SWIP) Introduction and training
  • NDT Lean Event
  • Machine Shop mini lean event
  • Materials Testing 2009-Current


  • Goodrich AG and AATC Sales Orders receipt to release


  • Goodrich AG and AATC ANDON LIGHTS training and investigations
  • Goodrich AG and AATC straightening 5S
  • AATC relocation Event
  • Sundyne (UTC) Supplier Gold Philosophy and Vision


  • AATC Records requirements, retention, and Flow
  • AATC outside process flow and responsibilities
  • AATC cross training and trouble tickets
  • Goodrich AG and AATC straightening 5S


  • FACC AG and AATC Kit flow product movement and packaging
  • AATC visual Inspection 5S and Flow parameters
  • AATC maintenance and outside grounds 5S
  • AATC Quality Assurance Administration 5S


  • The Boeing Company and AATC value stream

Customer Approval (Samples)