NN, Inc. Enhances Aerospace Capabilities With Technology Advancements

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ –NN, Inc., (Nasdaq: NNBR) (“NN” or “the Company”) a diversified industrial company, today announced that its Power Solutions group has deployed new state-of-the-art technologies that extend its production capabilities for the Aerospace and Defense Markets.

The new technologies include advanced mill turn capabilities, automatic tool setters, and the latest in automated inspection technology which allow NN to produce high precision products up to 120″ and up to 5000 lbs. The state-of-the-art technologies enable very complex geometries to be produced while holding dimensional tolerances of less than 4 microns/.0002 inch.

Christopher Qualters, Executive Vice President–Power Solutions, commented, “As our business continues to grow, we have identified a need across our Commercial Aviation, Space Vehicle, Satellite, and Defense Systems segments to deliver products for use in small internal systems to large functional and structural systems. These new assets combined with our engineered solutions teams will ensure NN can deliver solutions with the highest precision levels required by the industry across a comprehensive size range. These investments are consistent with NN’s balanced portfolio approach and overall focus on expanding our capabilities in the electrical and aerospace end markets, and we look forward to leveraging this technology in these growth segments.”

NN plans to complete installation and qualification of these assets by the fourth quarter 2018.

NN Power Solutions, a business group of NN, designs and manufactures a broad range of high precision metal and plastic components, assemblies, and finished products. With a focus on technical innovation, NN Power Solutions applies its world-class quality to the Aerospace, Defense, Power Distribution, Power Transmission, Automation and Smart Grid, Sensors, Circuit Protection, and Backup Power markets.

NN, Inc. combines advanced engineering and production capabilities with in-depth materials science expertise to design and manufacture high-precision components and assemblies for a variety of markets on a global basis. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, NN has 51 facilities in North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, South America and China.

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