E7000 Squeeze riveter for Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation ARJ21 is capable of installing 20 rivets per minute
E7000 Squeeze riveter for Turkish Aerospace Industries A320 Section 18

Electroimpact is a world leader in design and manufacturing of aerospace tooling and automation

Electroimpact is a highly experienced aerospace automation company with a high concentration of engineers. Our wide range of projects include complete automation assembly systems for commercial aircraft wings, riveting machines and tools for wing panel and fuselage assembly, advanced fiber placement machines, robotic assembly systems, and spacecraft handling equipment. Our company was designed by the founder as a haven for engineers, with vertical responsibility for all work from concept to customer acceptance with minimal bureaucracy and barriers to success.


EIUK apprentices find more success at WorldSkills UK and EuroSkills

The WorldSkills UK Finals saw EIUK apprentices take Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals. Leigh Clark, Joe Harrison, and Ryan Dexter were signed up to compete in the first round of this year’s CNC Milling competition. In the final Leigh took Gold, Ryan came away with Silver, and Joe has the Bronze.

Ethan Davies went to Gothenburg, Sweden to compete in the EuroSkills Finals for the CNC Milling category. His performance won him the Medallion of Excellence.

Paul Thompson Receives Speller Award at AMAF16

Paul Thompson received the Thomas H. Speller Award on October 4, 2016 at the AMAF16 conference in Bremen, Germany. Paul Thompson has joined Peter Zieve (October 5, 1999) and John Hartmann (October 4, 2005) as the third engineer at Electroimpact to receive this award.

In his remarks Paul thanked Electroimpact for encouraging him to expand his horizons as an engineer by participating in the SAE Aerofast and Aerotech. He noted that previous employers had not given similar encouragement.

Electroimpact Apprentices Recognized in Local UK Paper

Several of Electroimpact’s machine shop apprentices have had a lot of success at the WorldSkills UK Competition including three out of the six UK finalists in CNC milling category. Read the full article below!

Top class apprentices prove hard to beat
Herbert Cupp Joins Electroimpact

Electroimpact is pleased to introduce Herbert Cupp as our new Engineering Consultant in the C-Frame Riveter Division. Herb joined the Electroimpact Team August 2016. He brings with him an impressive and well-rounded 37-year record in the Aerospace sales, and service industry.

Herb has worked in the Aerospace Industry since 1978 and has been involved in Project Management, Sales, Service and Design phases of all the equipment manufactured by his previous employer, which he joined in 1999. Since then he has overseen the manufacturing of over thirty (30) Portable Series Riveters and have increased the design from a standard 12” and 24” C-Frame to a 36” 60” and 84” capacity while also manufacturing other new equipment and rebuilds as required for his Aerospace Customers.

Please feel free to contact him for all of your equipment needs, including Portable Riveting, C-Frame Drill Rivet Machines, and any tooling needs to include machine spares you may have requirements on.

Herbert Cupp
Boeing Opens Doors to New 777x Wing Factory

Dubbed the 777X Composite Wing Center, the facility in Everett, WA will produce the 114ft long and 23ft wide composite wings using Electroimpact gantry style AFP machines. Half of the facility is dedicated to a clean room for laying the carbon fiber composites while the other half houses autoclaves for bonding the tape layers and an area for trimming and drilling the cured wings.

Watch the King5 segment on the new facility
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E7000 Fuselage Riveting Machine developed for Xi'an Aircraft Corporation installing 20 rivets per minute using 3/16" NAS1097 flush head rivets