Dassault Selects NORDAM to Manufacture Cabin Windows

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (OCT. 22, 2013) – Building on its success as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), NORDAM has won a second transparencies contract with French aviation leader Dassault.

In addition to manufacturing the cabin window assemblies for Dassault’s Falcon 900/2000, NORDAM’s Tulsa, Okla.-based Transparency Group will provide cabin windows for its large cabin, long-range business jet.

"We’re pleased to continue to grow our relationship with Dassault as a proven supplier," Transparency Group COO and NORDAM Vice Chairman T. Hastings Siegfried said. "Their confidence in awarding a second contract to NORDAM underscores our own global prominence as a premier supplier of windows for business aviation."

Siegfried noted that the company is in the first-article stage of development and is on track to meet Dassault delivery expectations.

The new contract announcement comes as both companies host exhibits at the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference.

A major supplier of transparency products for the commercial, business, military and rotorwing aircraft markets, NORDAM casts its own acrylic and produces NORDEX® 188 stretched acrylic for use in cabin windows, glazings and flight deck products.

Product lines manufactured include windshields, cabin windows, wing-tip and landing-light lenses, stretched acrylic and simulator screens for fixed wing and helicopter aircraft in the commercial, military, business jet and general aviation markets The company’s proprietary cast and stretched acrylics support multiple OEM and aftermarket programs and also are sold as raw materials.

Headquartered in Tulsa and employing 2,500 people across nine facilities on three continents, NORDAM is one of the world’s largest independently owned aerospace companies.

The firm designs, certifies and manufactures integrated propulsion systems, nacelles and thrust reversers for business jets; builds composite aircraft structures, interior shells, custom cabinetry and radomes; and manufactures aircraft transparencies, such as cabin windows, wing-tip lens assemblies and flight deck windows.

NORDAM also is a major third-party provider of maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the military, commercial airline and air freight markets.

Learn more about NORDAM at www.NORDAM.com.