DESTACO to Display Latest in Lightweight Workholding Solutions at AeroDef

Designed specifically for aerospace applications, DESTACO offers a variety of customizable tools to help boost operational productivity.

Auburn Hills, Mich. – DESTACO, the industry’s leading, global provider of high-performance automation and workholding solutions, today announced its customized aerospace solutions to be displayed at the AeroDef Manufacturing Event, booth #525, in Long Beach, California, February 8-10.

Currently available and already used by a number of leading integrators and airframe producers, DESTACO will display a variety of aerospace workholding solutions for composite and metallic aerostructures.

The customizable line of aerospace clamps is purposefully engineered to hold wing stringer and fuselage components during drilling and assembly applications. DESTACO’s quick tool changers, used for rapid exchange of robotic end effectors in a production setting, will also be on display.

“To remain competitive in the aerospace market, aircraft integrators and OEMs must operate more efficiently by implementing better workholding solutions to meet the increased build rates for new aircraft,” said Jim Beck, global business development manager, Aerospace, DESTACO. “DESTACO offers a variety of customizable aerospace workholding clamps that are designed to complement the industry’s increasingly automated applications. This provides customers with a well-rounded solution that acts as an extension of their engineering teams, providing ease of use, high performance and increased efficiency.”

Additionally, DESTACO’s aerospace solutions can be adapted for pneumatic, electric and manual operations, and can withstand extreme temperatures and demanding operating conditions, such as autoclave and drilling environments.

For more information about DESTACO’s aerospace workholding solutions, stop by booth #525 at AeroDef, visit us online or call (888) DESTACO (337-8226). To learn more about other workholding and automation solutions from DESTACO, visit


Celebrating 100 years of innovation in 2015, DESTACO is a global automation and workholding company that provides productivity solutions to the manufacturing industry. Quality and service have helped DESTACO evolve from a single stamping shop into a leader in the design and manufacture of cost-reducing, flexible products. With operations in the United States, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Spain, Thailand and the United Kingdom, DESTACO offers standard and custom solutions for industrial customers around the world. DESTACO is part of the Engineered Systems segment of Dover Corporation, a multibillion-dollar diversified global manufacturer.

About AeroDef Manufacturing

AeroDef® Manufacturing is the leading exposition and technical conference for the aerospace and defense manufacturing industry. The event showcases the industry’s most advanced technologies across an innovative floor plan designed to facilitate interaction and business relationships between exhibitors and buyers looking for integrated solutions. Keynote speakers and panelists come from the highest level of government and business to share their vision of technology, collaboration and public policy that attendees can actually experience on the exposition floor and in thoughtful conference sessions.

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