Located in Tempe, Arizona, Aerospace Contacts specializes in manufacturing MIL-SPEC contacts with modified terminations for the aerospace industry and contact assemblies of custom design. This capability includes making wire wrap, PC tail, crimp or solder cup terminations using state-of-the-art screw machines made by Tornos, Citizen and Tsugami. Founded in 1999, Aerospace Contacts provides contacts for the majority of the connector manufacturers. Aerospace Contacts was acquired by JW Hill Capital in January 2016 in partnership with Gemini Investors.
Located in Burbank, California, Bandy Manufacturing produces complex, close-tolerance hinges that are used on numerous commercial and military platforms. Founded in 1952, the company’s expertise includes proprietary drilling processes that allow the company to manufacture long hinge lengths at very tight tolerances across a variety of materials including titanium, aluminum, stainless steel and bronze. Customers rely on the company’s expertise to handle complex aerospace parts, with the company producing over 100,000 hinges per year. Bandy Machining was acquired by JW Hill Capital from GKN Aerospace in August 2017.
Based in the US and Australia, Burrana produces cabin electronics systems for commercial aircraft. Products include in-flight entertainment (IFE), in-seat power, and lighting systems with an installed base of over 1,400 aircraft. Burrana was formed in January 2019 with the acquisition of the commercial IFE business from Collins Aerospace by digEcor and JW Hill Capital.