Company Culture

Nutek builds long term relationships with its customers, suppliers and employees. It credits company culture for this achievement: “customer-first”, collaboration, and team “can-do” values.


Continuity of Private Ownership

Aviation Heritage

Nutek ownership is steeped in aviation heritage, making the company uniquely qualified to understand and respond to the complexities of this global industry.

Joseph DiCandido

Company founder Joseph DiCandido has spent his entire career in aerospace, leading Nutek as president for the past thirty years. He built the business and reputation of excellence and quality to what it is today.

Thomas DiCandido

With extensive domestic and international experience in the commercial, defense and business aviation industries, Tom is well poised to lead Nutek in the twenty-first century and continue its mission, vision and commitment to its customers, vendors and employees.

Tom has a long personal, military, and professional history with aviation. Tom served in the US Army as an attack helicopter Company Commander, piloting the AH-1 Cobra. Tom also flew the OH-58 Kiowa, UH-1 Iroquois and UH-60 Black Hawk.

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Nutek Today: Commercial and Military Aircraft with Nutek parts

Look up in the sky and most likely you will see an aircraft with a Nutek valve.


Major Commercial Aircraft Programs:
  • Airbus A300, A310, A320, A330, A350 XWB, A380
  • Boeing 747, 767, 787
  • Bombardier CRJ-series
  • Embraer ERJ-series
  • Gulfstream G-series
  • HondaJet HA-420
  • McDonnell Douglas DC-10, MD-11
Major Military Aircraft Programs:
  • Bell AH-1W SuperCobra, UH-1Y Venom
  • Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
  • AH-64 Apache
  • C-17 Globemaster
  • CH-47 Chinook
  • F-18 Hornet
  • Eurocopter AS332 Puma
  • Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt
  • General Atomics MQ-1 Predator
  • MQ-9 Reaper
  • UH-60 Black Hawk