TIGHITCO, Inc., a trailblazer in aerospace and defense solutions, proudly announces that its Insulation Products Group, TIGHITCO LATINOAMERICA S.A. de C.V., headquartered in San Luis Potosi, has achieved AS9100 accreditation for Design. This accomplishment propels TIGHITCO beyond manufacturing and empowers them to better meet customer requirements with customized design of thermal and acoustical insulation systems, as well as intricate sewn assemblies.

“Our impressive abilities to manufacture in Mexico at a high level, has always been a hallmark of our company.  This is now bolstered by adding the design capabilities, which will streamline our standard work and ultimately assure complete customer satisfaction.” Added Mark Withrow, President & CEO TIGHITCO.

AS9100: Elevating Quality Standards – The AS9100 accreditation is a global benchmark for quality management within the aerospace industry. By attaining this distinction, TIGHITCO LATINOAMERICA reaffirms its unwavering commitment to excellence. Rigorous adherence to industry norms ensures the safety, reliability, and performance of their products.

A Holistic Approach – With this accreditation, TIGHITCO LATINOAMERICA S.A. de C.V. now offers end-to-end services, seamlessly bridging design and manufacturing. The benefits are multifold:

Efficiency: Streamlined processes lead to faster delivery times.

Precision: Closer collaboration between design and manufacturing teams enhances product precision.

Customer Satisfaction: Meeting evolving market demands ensures our clients are pleased.

Humberto Santiago, VP/COO of TIGHITCO LATINOAMERICA, shares his enthusiasm: “This impressive milestone, which was set during our annual strategic planning cycle, underscores our relentless pursuit of excellence. TIGHITCO is poised for continued growth and success in the aerospace and defense sectors. Our expanded capabilities will serve our clients as it reduces our time to market, from concept to product delivery.”

Since 1944, TIGHITCO has been a leader in the aerospace and defense industry.  The Aerostructures Division was established in 1972.  With a prime focus on advanced composite aerostructures, metallic, soft goods and molded insulation systems, sheet metal forming and MRO, TIGHITCO has developed a reputation as a key player in the industry. TIGHITCO’s meticulous craftsmanship achieves the high quality that the aerospace industry demands, providing full lifecycle support of all products from conceptual design development, to testing and first part qualification/certification.

Being fully integrated, and able to quickly move through analysis, tooling, and fabrication, TIGHITCO will make any project an easy transition from a build-to-print to a quality part. TIGHITCO offers full-service solutions; maintaining the unique ability to incorporate engineering expertise and manufacturing talent to rapidly produce new products for defense and commercial customers.  TIGHITCO is Nadcap and ISO 9001:2015 and AS9100D accredited, with a proven track record of nearly five decades of manufacturing.