25 +

Years in Business

100 +

Years of Experience

100 +

Customers Glogally

25 +

Trusted Partners

3000 +

Unique Components Manufactured

Who we are?

Defense and Aerospace Business Solutions (DABS)specializes in turnkey manufacturing for aerospace, military and commercial hard-metal precision components, including PMA parts, engine bolts, tubes and rod endsfor flight controls and actuated components, clevises, custom tools, latches, locknuts, and bearing assemblies. DABS provides raw materials, supply chain management, quality precision machining, fabrication, assembly, kitting, inventory management, and more. DABS has experience with more than 3000 uniquecomponents.

Core Capabilities

As an ISO9001/AS9100 Rev D Certified and ITAR Registered business, DABS is uniquely positioned to offer capabilities for engineering, prototyping, machining, fabrication, assembly, kitting, supply chain management, complete program management, and more. Find out more by selecting from the capability menu below.

Manufacturing

DABS specializes in complete manufacturing of hard metal close tolerance machined parts for aerospace, defense, space, marine, oil and gas, and other commercial industries.

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Bearing Swaging

DABS provides critical swaging services to the largest aerospace and commercial manufacturers in the industry. DABS uses proprietary techniques, innovative automation and a team of highly trained professionals dedicated to swaging perfect parts every time.

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Bushing Installation

DABS proprietary installation techniques and custom tooling allow DABS to take on the most complex large and small jobs. DABS also provides bushing and bearing removal services and reinstalls.

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Assembly and Integration

DABS has assembled more than 3000 unique components. Processes include bearing swaging, bushing installation, structural assemblies, sealant applications, riveting, honing, reaming, drilling, and testing. Centralize and source integration of your parts at DABS with our easy drop-shipping services, inspection, testing, and assembly services.

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Custom Tooling

With deep roots in product assembly and swaging techniques, DABS has developed as a center of excellence for manufacturing complex aerospace tooling components and fixtures for military aircraft, commercial aircraft and other aviation needs.

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Engineering

DABS' engineering team are experts in design-for manufacturing, and in design and manufacturing for out-of-production or replacement parts for FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) with the experience, technical knowledge and know how to ensure compliance with airworthiness standards for eligible products (aircraft, engine, or propeller)

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Expertise
  • 25 years in business providing assembly and integration of complex parts and aerospace components.
  • More than 3000 unique parts manufactured.
  • Custom automation of machines and tooling to drive manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Team of experts trained in the latest industry and OEM-specific specifications and standards for aerospace bushing installations, bearing swaging, staking, ground stud testing, sealant application, and more.
  • Quality-driven employees and full Quality Management System maintained under ISO9001:2015/AS9100D.
  • Trained team in ITAR compliance with established control environment, including counterfeit parts program.
Differentiators
  • Fast, precision quality manufacturing and assembly enabled by a highly skilled team and LeanSix Sigma innovations in processes, tooling and automation.
  • Vertically integrated business with Materials and Manufacturing Divisions, and inhouse engineering and programming for rapid design, prototype and production.
  • 11,500 sq. ft. facility in Auburn, WA with temp-controlled inspection room, access to local qualified partners, and domestic/int'l rail, air and sea transportation.
  • One-on-one consultation with design-for-manufacturing engineers for large and complex projects
  • Experienced team with >100 years aerospace and defense experience working for world-class OEMs, including Boeing, Honeywell, Raytheon, Air Force, Army, Pentagon and other commercial manufacturing companies.

NAICS Codes

336413* Other Aircraft Part and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing
332710 Machine Shops
336412 Aircraft Engine and Engine Parts Mfg.
336415 Space Vehicle Propulsion and Parts Mfg.
336419 Other Guided Missile and Space Vehicle Parts and Auxiliary Equip Mfg.
332991 Ball & Roller Bearing Mfg.
332999 All Other Miscellaneous Fabricated Metal Product Mfg.
333514 Tool, Die and Fixture Mfg.
333515 Accessories for metal cutting and forming machine tool Mfg.
333517 Machine Tool Mfg.
333419 Other Elect. Component Mfg.
541330 Engineering Services
541614 Process, Physical Distribution, and Logistics Consulting Services
423510 Metal Services/Merchant

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