E7000 Squeeze riveter for Xi'an Aircraft Industrial Corporation ARJ21 is capable of installing 20 rivets per minute
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Electroimpact is a world leader in design and manufacturing of aerospace tooling and automation

Electroimpact is a highly experienced aerospace automation company with a high concentration of engineers. Our wide range of projects include complete automation assembly systems for commercial aircraft wings, riveting machines and tools for wing panel and fuselage assembly, advanced fiber placement machines, robotic assembly systems, and spacecraft transportation equipment. Our company was designed by the founder as a haven for engineers, with vertical responsibility for all work from concept to customer acceptance with minimal bureaucracy and barriers to success.

News

Electroimpact, Inc. Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award
1/29/2015

Mukilteo, WA January 29, 2015 – Electroimpact, Inc. today announced that it has received a 2014 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. Electroimpact, Inc. maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from Oct. 1, 2013, to Sept. 30, 2014.

This year, Boeing recognized 548 suppliers who achieved either a Gold or Silver level Boeing Performance Excellence Award. Electroimpact, Inc. is one of only 429 suppliers to receive the Silver level of recognition.

NASA Langley Debuts ISAAC
1/26/2015

NASA Langley held a commissioning ceremony for the new ISAAC (Intergrated Structural Assembly of Advance Composites) robot on January 26th, 2015 with guest speakers Robert Pearce; Michael Gazarik; Mayor George Wallace; and Langley Director, Steve Jurczyk. The robot was delivered in autumn and quickly being put to work following the cereamony working for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate’s Advanced Composites Project and the Space Technology Mission Directorate Composites for Exploration Upper Stage.

Robot ISAAC Will Help NASA Langley Speed Toward Innovation
Robot ISAAC Demonstrates Its Moves
Expansion to China
10/5/2014

In order to better serve our customers, Electroimpact has opened a new office near Xi'an, Shaanxi, China in September. The office will supply design and support services to the Chinese aerospace market beginning with the XiFei Aircraft Corporation (XAC) in Yanliang. You can read about the Fuselage Riveter built for XAC here.

Building in Progress
9/10/2014

Construction on Electroimpact's newest building started in late March and is moving along smoothly. Building F is scheduled to be completed in December and will provide additional assembly and buyoff space. Watch a video of Ford Crane lifting one of the I-Beam walls into place. The 120 ton crane easily lifts the prefabricated section of wall into place. Using prefabricated pieces to assemble the walls drastically reduces the time needed to assemble the building.

VPAL Ready to Move to Renton
6/26/2014

Shipment of Boeing's new Vertical Panel Assembly Line began on the 24th of June. The trip will take the assembled machines from the Mukilteo campus over to Boeing's site in Everett where they will be put on to trains. From the train yard in Everett they will be taken to barges and floated down to renton. Currently Machine 1 has started the move and is waiting to be loaded onto a train car in Everett. Read more at AIN Online

VPAL will increase 737 production by fastening stringers to wing panels at twice the current rate. Boeing is estimating they "will cut flow time by 33 percent, defects by 66 percent, factory “footprint” by 50 percent and injuries by 50 percent" and increase production from 44 planes a month to 47 by 2017.

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E7000 Fuselage Riveting Machine developed for Xi'an Aircraft Corporation installing 20 rivets per minute using 3/16" NAS1097 flush head rivets