TriMas has announced the appointment of William “Bill” Carrigan to the position of Allfast Fastening Systems‘ GM, effective December 1st, 2023. He will report directly to Vitaliy Rusakov, recently hired as president of TriMas Aerospace.
Allfast Fastening Systems is a global manufacturer of solid and blind rivets, blind bolts, temporary fasteners, and installation tools for the aerospace industry with content on substantially all commercial, defense and general aviation platforms in production and service.
Carrigan has a proven record of success in elevating performance within the aerospace fastener sector. He has held operating positions of increasing responsibility at leading aerospace companies, including Howmet Aerospace, previously a division of Arconic and Alcoa, and Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing.
Throughout his career, Carrigan has consistently driven revenue growth and performance improvement, while committed to operational excellence. He earned a dual undergraduate degree in Operations Management and Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin.
“With a proven track record in the aerospace fastener industry, Bill brings a breadth of leadership experience and industry expertise, making him a valuable addition to our Allfast team and TriMas Aerospace group,” said Thomas Amato, TriMas president and CEO. “Please join me in welcoming Bill to the TriMas family and wishing him great success in his new role.”
In connection with this announcement, Patrick Gioia, Allfast’s prior General Manager, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
“We thank Patrick for his contributions, and wish him all the best in his next endeavor,” said Amato.
TriMas Aerospace, TriMas’ second largest reportable segment, is a designer and manufacturer of a diverse range of products, including, but not limited to, highly-engineered fasteners, collars, blind bolts, rivets, ducting and connectors for air management systems, and other highly-engineered machined parts and components, for use in focused markets within the aerospace industry.
TriMas Aerospace goes to market under the following leading brands: Monogram Aerospace Fasteners, Allfast Fastening Systems, Mac Fasteners, RSA Engineered Products, Weldmac Manufacturing, Martinic Engineering, and TFI Aerospace.