January 20, 2015
Novaria Group acquires assets of storied manufacturer of aircraft and industrial fasteners, John Hassall
Fort Worth-based Novaria Group announced the acquisition of substantially all the assets of John Hassall, a provider of aircraft engine fasteners, bolts, blade locks and other flight critical hardware, located in Long Island, N.Y. The company also manufactures a diverse set of products for use in select automotive and industrial applications. The company holds a variety of key customer quality approvals as well as current AS9100C and Nadcap certifications. Novaria has established a new entity, John Hassall LLC, which operates substantially all of the assets of John Hassall, Inc., services existing and legacy customers and will continue doing business as John Hassall. Novaria is taking immediate steps to improve operations and expand the capabilities of the business. John Hassall specializes in the cold heading, hot forming, thread rolling, heat treatment, and metallurgical testing of complex and specialty fasteners used in the hot section of aircraft engines. The company’s roots date back to 1850 when it obtained the first U.S. patent for an automated fastener manufacturing machine, currently housed in the Smithsonian museum.