TriMas Aerospace Awarded Boeing T-7A Defense Contract

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TriMas (NASDAQ: TRS) today announced that its TriMas Aerospace group is further expanding its defense business through the award of multi-year contracts with Boeing. TriMas Aerospace’s RSA Engineered Products (RSA) business was awarded several components used in fluid conveyance applications, more specifically within the air ducting system, by Boeing for its T-7A Red Hawk training jet program.

“We are excited to expand our partnership with Boeing by leveraging our product and process innovation capabilities within RSA Engineered Products,” said Thomas Amato, TriMas President and Chief Executive Officer. “Boeing is an important aerospace growth customer for fasteners, low and high pressure ducting, and advance machined and other related components. We are proud to be selected by Boeing to support their important T-7A training jet program.”

The Boeing T-7A Red Hawk is an all-new advanced pilot training system for the U.S. Air Force, which will train future pilots for decades to come. The growth of the Boeing defense business supports the execution of TriMas Aerospace’s growth strategy to expand its aerospace product offering into defense-related applications, gaining additional market share through leveraging a broad value proposition of innovative products and operational excellence.

“RSA Engineered Products’ technical, commercial and manufacturing teams have worked diligently with Boeing during the past few years to prototype and qualify 38 distinct and highly engineered duct products,” said John Schaefer, President of TriMas Aerospace. “We are beginning to ramp up our production capabilities and look forward to shipping production units toward the end of this year, as we continue to work closely with Boeing to support their new and innovative training jet.”

TriMas Aerospace designs, engineers and manufactures engineered ducts and fasteners for the global commercial and military aerospace industry under the following leading brands: RSA Engineered Products, Monogram Aerospace Fasteners, Allfast Fastening Systems®, Mac Fasteners, TFI Aerospace and Martinic Engineering.

About TriMas

TriMas manufactures a diverse set of products primarily for the consumer products, aerospace and industrial markets through its TriMas Packaging, TriMas Aerospace and Specialty Products groups. Our approximately 3,500 dedicated employees in 13 countries provide customers with a wide range of innovative and quality product solutions through our market-leading businesses. Our TriMas family of businesses has strong brand names in the markets served, and operates under a common set of values and strategic priorities under the TriMas Business Model. TriMas is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TRS,” and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit

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