NORDAM offers complete product life-cycle design following a standardized New Product Introduction (NPI) process. This process follows defined stages or tollgates that assure the new product meets both customer and internal requirements. NORDAM’s extensive experience with its core product lines, coupled with state-of-the-art analytical tools and integrated team approach, have enabled NORDAM to become the supplier of choice to many of the world’s best known aircraft and engine companies.
Moving well beyond traditional engineering, NORDAM specializes in total cost of ownership design with integrated logistics support including: design-to-cost and reliability, failure modes effects analysis (FMEA), design for maintainability, and failure reporting and corrective action (FRACAS). Using web-based collaboration tools, NORDAM connects with internal and external global engineering resources to provide around the clock engineering solutions.
NORDAM is a leader in the manufacture of bonded metallic and composite components and structures for commercial, general, and military aviation aircraft. Processes include lamination of graphite/epoxy, Kevlar®, fiberglass, aluminum, titanium and stainless steel. NORDAM uses sophisticated laser projection hardware and software to accurately and consistently locate individual plies in the process of fabricating composite parts. NORDAM specializes in providing lightweight bonded components out of a wide-range of materials which promote ultimate savings on weight and fuel costs.
In addition to building complex structures such as thrust reversers, NORDAM also manages all aspects of Engine Build Up (EBU) including installation of electrical harnesses, hydraulic tubing, fuel lines, ducting, and major nacelle components to customer supplied aircraft engines delivering a complete Integrated Propulsion System (IPPS).
NORDAM is also a vertically integrated manufacturer of acrylic transparencies including casting, thermo-forming, polishing, and coating. For aircraft interiors, NORDAM manufactures wood and veneer cabinetry for business aircraft.