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The aircraft manufacturing supply chain directory

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November 30, 2016: Aircraft Industries includes Handtmann HBZ AeroCell 700/200 as "one machine for all big structural parts" and achieves up to 50% reduced machining time

   Directory: Aircraft

Analysis of 1,190 current aircraft programs. Subscribers can download in-depth PDF reports on 26 of these. The Bombardier CSeries PDF is freely available to all.


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December 1, 2016: Factory of the future: Safran activates fully-automated helicopter engine turbine blade production line
Sanmina's Salt Lake City facility awarded AS9100C certification for defense and aerospace manufacturing
November 30, 2016: Spirit AeroSystems delivers first 737 MAX thrust reverser with a composite inner wall and completes rate readiness expansion
November 29, 2016: Astronics Corporation's COREPOWER electronic power generation and distribution solutions and EMPOWER in-seat power chosen for Cessna Denali single engine turboprop

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Analysis of 88 sectors of the aerospace supply chain. Subscribers can download PDF reports on 36 of these. These selected editions are freely available:
Cabin Interiors
Airframe Assemblies
Flight and Data Management



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   Directory: Airframers

A comprehensive, worldwide directory of every manufacturer currently producing aircraft of any type.

This section lists 648 companies in 48 countries, and subscribers can download an in-depth PDF directory.


   Directory: Suppliers

Management - 1,370 entries.
Design - 652 entries.
Materials - 2,931 entries.
Components - 7,880 entries.
Airframe Systems - 2,550 entries.
Avionics - 1,931 entries.
Power Systems - 2,142 entries.
Production - 5,518 entries.
Testing - 2,338 entries.

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General Plastics Manufacturing Co.
General Plastics has been supplying OEMs, Tier 1 and Tier 2 companies with flame-retardant foam core materials and custom flexible foam molded parts for aircraft flight decks and interior cabins for over 50 years.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Victrex Plc
New VICTREX® AE250 composites and hybrid molding technology are changing the equation in Aerospace composites – find out more!

Samuel, Son & Co.
Looking for a quality metals supplier? Samuel can provide Aircraft Quality metals that meet Commercial and Military specifications

MW Industries, Inc
Design and manufacture springs, fasteners and related products for aerospace including: engine components, flight controls, propulsion, landing gear, interiors, avionics, and space exploration vehicles.

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