OUR HISTORY

1968
Louca Mold started by founder Gary Louca as a small machine shop for the automotive industry

1996
Started machining aerospace tooling

2000
Became the lead machining vendor in the Detroit area for all large 5-axis aerospace tooling

2008
Installed Droop and Rein FOG 5 which increased capacity and opportunities to machine tooling over 40 feet long

2013
Randy Bellestri founder of Odyssey Industries and former owner of Global Tooling Systems acquired Louca Mold and Aerospace Machining from Gary Louca

2014
Started Legacy Aerospace and Legacy Systems Divisions to establish complete turn-key operations

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OUR EXPERTS DELIVER INNOVATIVE, EFFICIENT & VALUE-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS FOR CUSTOMERS

Legacy runs its operations from four separate facilities, strategically located within only 3 miles from one another. The locations of our aerospace, automation, and machine shops allow for our on-site installation, design-build, and integrations teams to work in unison. We staff hundreds of industry leading experts, specialists, and a seasoned management team with centuries of experience.

We are a quality-driven team focusing on automation, integration, and aerospace. Our capabilities include everything from defense and commercial aerospace tooling, shop layout and integration, to robotic welding and laser cutting- all of which are performed within our facility. When you’re ready for a system of your own, our on-site installation and support team is ready to help integrate this new process into your existing infrastructure. We provide detail tooling such as lay-up mandrels, compression molds, vacuum fixtures, and RTM molds.

Legacy combines the best of its strengths and resources to provide customers with a multitude of possibilities and solutions in multiple areas of expertise. Our aerospace tooling operations are lead by a team of some of the most experienced and trusted in the trade. We are highly skilled and motivated to provide shipping fixtures, staging systems, final assembly fixtures, drill fixtures, and more.

We are proud to help keep the heart of the aerospace and automation industries here in America. We understand that finding ways to reduce costs, without compromising quality or efficiency, plays a very vital role in keeping our country at the forefront of the industry. We also view that part of our duty is to communicate and work with our customers towards finding and creating opportunities that aid in price reduction, or that may save valuable time during fabrication.

We are honored to have served companies such as Boeing, Gulfstream, Spirit Aerosystems, Ford, and many more. These companies trust us with some of their most important tooling, machining, and automation needs. We consistently produce excellent results for our clients and welcome you to talk with us about how we can help your company.

MISSION AND QUALITY POLICY

Legacy currently has four facilities all within three miles of each other. That means our aerospace, automation, and machine shops are just a quick drive from one another. Enabling our on-site installation, design-build, and integrations teams to work in unison. We staff hundreds of industry leading experts, specialists, and a seasoned management team with centuries of experience.

We are a quality-driven team focusing on automation, integration, and aerospace. Our capabilities include everything from defense and commercial aerospace tooling, shop layout and integration to robotic welding and laser cutting cells is done within our facility. And when you’re ready for a system of your own, our on-site installation and support team is ready to help integrate this new process into your existing infrastructure. We provide detail tooling such as lay-up mandrels, compression molds, vacuum fixtures, and RTM molds. We also offer shipping fixtures, staging systems, final assembly fixtures, drill fixtures, and more. These are just a few examples of what we can provide for your company.

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AEROSPACE
650,000 Sq./Ft.

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NEW BUILDING
300,000 Sq./Ft.

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AUTOMATION & INTERGRATION
175,000 Sq./Ft.

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MACHINING BUILDING
65,000 Sq./Ft.

CAPABILITIES

  • Complete in-house vertical integration
  • Engineering
  • Fabrication/Machine
  • Build
  • Controls Design
  • PLC/Robot Programming
  • Virtual 3D Process Simulation and Throughput Studies
  • System and Tool Integration
  • Machine durability and reliability
  • Achievement of product quality requirements
  • Strong financial backing
  • Continuous around the clock support
  • 24 hours a day – 365 days a year

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  • Remote Head Fiber Welding Systems
  • MIG Welding Systems
  • Spot Welding Systems
  • Bonding Systems
  • Modular Assembly Systems
  • Friction Spot Joining, FLOW Screw, Adhesive and Cure and Self-Piercing Technology

EQUIPMENT

Mechanical Design

  • CATIA
  • Inventor
  • Unigraphics
  • AutoCAD
  • Mechanical Desktop

Hardware Design

  • Safety Circuits
  • Magnetics
  • Power Distribution
  • Panel Layout and Detail
  • Mechanical Desktop

Robot Simulation

  • ROBCAD
  • DELMIA-DSR17
  • Visual Components

Software Design

  • PLC Ladder Logic
  • Custom Operator Interface
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • AB
  • Siemens
  • Mitsubishi
  • User Interface
  • AB
  • Panel Mate
  • RS View
  • Smart Screen
  • Visual Basic
  • Pro Windows

CONSISTENTLY PRODUCING EXCELLENT RESULTS

 

We’ve served customers like Boeing, Gulfstream, Spirit Aerosystems, Ford, and many more. These companies trust us with some of their most important tooling, machining, and automation needs. We consistently produce excellent results for our clients and welcome you to talk with us about how we can help your company.

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