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Placentia, CA – Hartwell Corporation, a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of latches and latching systems for commercial and military aircraft applications, announced today the launch of its new product catalog on its website at The new product catalog features a comprehensive and detailed overview of Hartwell’s wide range of latches and latch assemblies for various aircraft applications, such as engine cowlings, nacelles and thrust reversers, interior and exterior access panels, cargo doors and interior stowage bins.

The new product catalog allows visitors to browse through Hartwell’s over 20,000 versions of latches for various applications and find the most suitable solution for their needs. The product catalog also provides specifications, images and features of each latch type, as well as a contact form for inquiries and requests.

“We are very proud to showcase our extensive latches product portfolio, which reflects our commitment to innovation, quality and customer satisfaction. Our latches product portfolio demonstrates our expertise and experience in providing latching solutions for the aerospace industry, as well as our ability to adapt to the changing needs and challenges of our customers. We invite everyone to visit our new product catalog and discover how Hartwell can help them achieve their goals,” said Ron Kato, President of Hartwell Corporation.

Hartwell Corporation was founded in 1939 as a small distribution company and has grown into a global leader in the aerospace industry for latches and latching systems. Hartwell has specialized in quick access latches since its WWII wartime invention of the Trigger-Lock® latch, which became the industry standard by dramatically reducing the time required to service an aircraft. Today, Hartwell is a preferred supplier to major aircraft and engine manufacturers worldwide and its latches are installed on virtually every aircraft flying today.

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