Headquartered in Fullerton, California, Aerofit, Inc. is an in-house designer and manufacturer of precision aerospace components specializing in high/low fluid pressure fittings and fasteners. Founded in 1968 by engineer Robert Peterjohn, Aerofit got its start by manufacturing metal port seal fittings for the McDonnell Douglas C-10 three-engine wide-body jetliner.In 2004, the Peterjohn estate sold the company to Jordan Law and Dave Werner, formerly of fellow Fullerton firm Kaynar Technologies. Today, Aerofit counts NASA, the U.S. Department of Defense, the Defense Logistics Agency, the Department of the Air Force, and the Department of the Navy among its client base. Aerofit, Inc. is a member of Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing, LLC (CAM)—a group of manufacturers concentrating in producing fittings, hardware, and fastening components for the commercial and military aerospace markets. With CAM, Aerotek finds itself in good company. The member companies of Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing, LLC are as follows:
Aerofit, Inc. parts are used in the pneumatic, fuel, hydraulic, and oxygen systems of the aircraft produced by the likes of Airbus, BAE Systems, Boeing, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon. Aerofit engineers its products— adapters, unions, sleeves, tees, elbows, crosses, tube/hose nuts, couplings, nozzles, collars, and flanges—to meet the specifications of the most popular aerospace firms:
Aerofit produces its ISO9001:2008 / AS9100 / MIL / MS/ NAS certified parts out of the following materials:
In 1999, Aerofit started producing innovative shape-memory alloy components under the trademarked names CryoFit®, Cryolive®, Lightweight Union and Cryoflare®. These specially produced parts serve as alternatives to typical tube attachment methods seen in the industry. To be cost efficient, these shape-memory alloy components come with a lower total installed cost and no leak joints. Pre-packaged in plastic installation, the Cryolive® end fittings are flareless while the Cryoflare® end fittings are flared. No matter the installer’s experience level, installation of Aerofit shape-memory alloy parts only take a few seconds by hand. Today, Aerofit, Inc. employs a 150-strong workforce and generates approximately USD$21.6 million in annual revenue.