Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) today announced that it has taken
steps to significantly expand its commercial aerospace aftermarket
support business with the certification to operate a Federal Aviation
Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) today announced that it has taken steps to significantly expand its commercial aerospace aftermarket support business with the certification to operate a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station at its Ducommun LaBarge Technologies facility in Phoenix. Ducommun also operates FAA certified repair stations at its Carson, Calif., and Joplin, Mo., facilities. The certification, with a limited accessory rating, signifies that Ducommun complies with the stringent quality and process requirements set forth by the FAA. "Ducommun continually looks for ways to better serve its customers and, at the same time, bolster top line growth going forward,” said Anthony J. Reardon, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “Earning FAA repair station status at our Phoenix plant is the most recent example of our commitment to expanding aftermarket service and support to our customers in the commercial aerospace industry. With this important certification, Ducommun will further leverage its electromechanical manufacturing expertise to provide aerospace customers with cost-effective repair solutions." About Ducommun Incorporated Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace, defense, and other industries through a wide spectrum of electronic and structural applications. The company is an established supplier of critical components and assemblies for commercial aircraft and military and space vehicles as well as for the energy market, medical field, and industrial automation. It operates through two primary business units – Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) and Ducommun LaBarge Technologies (DLT). Additional information can be found at www.ducommun.com. Statements contained in this press release regarding other than recitation of historical facts are forward-looking statements.These statements are identified by words such as “may,” “will,” “ begin,” “ look forward,” “expect,” “believe,” “intend,” “anticipate,” “should”, “potential,” “estimate,” “continue,” “momentum” and other words referring to events to occur in the future. These statements reflect Company’s current view of future events and are based on its assessment of, and are subject to, a variety of risks and uncertainties beyond its control, including, but not limited to, the state of the world financial, credit, commodities and stock markets, any difficulties, delays or failure in, or unanticipated costs of, realizing the expected synergies of the LaBarge acquisition, and uncertainties regarding the Company, its businesses and the industries in which it operates, which are described in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.The Company is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.