What Sets Us Apart
TIGHITCO is an industry leading provider of composite and insulation products, backed by support that consistently exceeds customer expectations. We design and manufacture solutions that deliver superior performance in the most complex and demanding applications. From concept to completion, we have the resources to meet this challenge with world-class quality and value.
By leveraging the existing assets of the company, we put emphasis on a stronger integration of our three divisional areas – AeroStructures, Insulation Products and Overhaul Support Services. TIGHITCO offers six Centers of Excellence that drive delivery and quality performance for our customers while both meeting high-rate production demands and bespoke technical solutions. This enhances our ability to satisfy customer needs and still be known as the low-cost manufacturer where innovation and high value meet.
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Highest levels of quality and performance
Because our customers require the highest levels of quality and performance, they can be assured that our products meet those standards with certifications including AS9100 and ISO Certification along with NADCAP Certification in Welding, Chemical Processing, Heat Treating and NonDestructive Testing. Our MRO facility is also an FAA/EASA Approved Repair Station
When our team is presented with a time, cost or technology challenge, this is where we thrive. Contact us and experience TIGHITCO’s commitment to creative thinking driving viable solutions.
Since 1972, TIGHITCO has been a leader in the aerospace and defense industry. With a prime focus on advanced composite structures, TIGHITCO has developed a reputation as a key player in the industry. Our meticulous craftsmanship enables us to achieve the high quality that the aerospace industry demands. We provide full lifecycle support of our products from conceptual design development, to testing and first part qualification/certification.
To address the range of thermal requirements in the markets we serve, our product selection delivers a choice of options including encapsulated metal, sewn and molded insulation. Our innovative solutions meet our aerospace and commercial customers’ heat shield, insulation, and fire protection requirements. Our Insulation Products Group offers complete technical solutions that include design and testing.
Overhaul Support Services
OSS is an AS9110 aerospace facility and FAA and EASA certificated repair station specializing in overhaul and repair supporting both military and commercial aircraft. OSS provides MRO support using experienced aerospace technicians as well as a strong supply chain capable of performing most industry standard specialized processes.
Industries We Serve
“TIGHITCO's team is excellent on responsiveness and working with their customers to ensure open items are resolved and parts are delivered. The program, sales, engineering, quality, and operations teams are always willing to work with us and ensure parts delivered in a timely manner.”
- Jason Abate, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company
"TIG is always professional and they always pick up the phone or respond quickly via email"
- Rob Kennedy Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company
"TIG have proven themselves to be a quality supplier."
- Robert Raus Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company
"TIGHITCO is well versed in the industry, and their entire team will always go the extra mile to exceed expectations. Their entire team is knowledgeable and diverse. TIGHITCO takes a lot of pride in their work and regardless of Customer demands, TIGHITCO will work hand in hand to reach the best outcome, every time."
- Sara Esparza Spirit Aerosystems
- Jeremy Beaudry - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company
"The support staff. They are great at communication with us. Warm personalities and diligent support."
-Tonya Tipton Dutch Valley
"TIG has always been responsive and has met my needs. TIG's biggest asset is their strong but nimble work ethic is their ability to adapt to changing requirements without missing key deliverables."
-Mike Loschiavo, Lockheed Martin- Sikorsky Aircraft
"The professionals at TIGHITCO are a pleasure to work with and are essential in providing crucial assets to our customer. Their people are their biggest asset. The knowledge and determination of the TIGHITCO staff is second to none."
-David Riddle, Lockheed Martin
"Quality composite supplier that can make difficult parts with ease. There technical know how is what sets them apart from others …"
-Eric Files, Lockheed Martin
"Overall, OSS is known around the Trumbull O/R shop for being a very consistent, effective, and flexible vendor, and that's in large part due to Dan, Beth and their team."
-Evan Seward, Sikorsky Trumbull
"In today’s world of shortages and logistics trouble, we truly appreciate the small handful of suppliers that perform work to the PO without issue. OSS is one of those few."
-Patrick Bryant, Hunting Dearborn Inc