Press Release

AIP Aerospace Acquires Brown Aerospace

By SpaceRef Editor
February 20, 2014
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AIP Aerospace announced today the acquisition of Brown Aerospace, a leading provider of automated drilling and fastening systems for the aerospace industry. Brown will operate as a business unit within the AIP Aerospace Tooling Group.

Brown Aerospace was founded in 2001 and is located near Port Huron, Michigan. With a singular focus on the aerospace industry, Brown is well-respected for the automated fastening solutions it provides to customers, such as Boeing, Spirit and others.

Mark Brown will continue as the Director of Operations and brings with him 20 years experience with complex aerospace drilling and fastening solutions, including a high level of expertise in engineering, operations and sales expertise.

“We’re excited to welcome Brown Aerospace to the AIP Aerospace family,” stated Brian Williams CEO of AIP Aerospace. “Not only will Brown be a perfect fit with our existing customer base, it will allow us to offer full factory integrated systems that will drive incremental growth in our tooling business.”

For more information about the AIP Aerospace Tooling Group, visit

About AIP Aerospace

AIP Aerospace is one of the largest independent aerospace tooling group providers and suppliers of high temperature composite parts, critical components, aircraft structures, transparencies, and coating technologies. Our strategically aligned Tooling Group and Aerostructures and composites companies harness the unrivaled expertise of our dedicated industry professionals and state-of-the-art facilities across the US.  Visit for more information.

SpaceRef staff editor.