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Ascent Aerospace (U.S.A.)
Contact details
Address 16445 23 Mile Road, Macomb Township, MI 48042, U.S.A.
Telephone +1 877 936 4906
Email info@ascentaerospace.com
Web www.ascentaerospace.com
Ascent Aerospace supplies aerospace tooling systems, assembly automation and factory integration. We employ >1,300 industry professionals and span nine companies with >1 million sq.ft of manufacturing space. We rarely have to set foot outside Ascent to procure key supply chain elements, which gives us greater control over schedules and avoids costly mark-ups. It’s no surprise, then, that just about every western commercial aircraft flown today is made using our technology, machines, tools and systems.

Ascent Integration: Turnkey aerospace assembly line designs, integrating tooling and automation.

Ascent Automation Group: Manufacturing automation capabilities include automatic drilling machines, robotic drilling systems, riveting, countersinking and fastening. Our waterjet cutting machines are employed on 75% of the composites on new composite airliners.

Ascent Tooling Group: As the largest aircraft tooling supplier in the world, we specialize in jigs and fixtures, scaffolds and access platforms, and composite layup molds made of Invar or carbon fiber.

Subsidiaries AIP Aerospace: Texstars ,
Ascent Automation: Gemcor ,
Ascent Engineering ,
Ascent Integration ,
Ascent Tooling Group: Coast Composites ,
Ascent Tooling Group: Global Tooling Systems ,
Ascent Tooling Group: Odyssey Industries
Client aircraft programs
Airbus A220   Analysis Machining Systems: CMC waterjet machines
Boeing 777   Analysis Machining Systems: CMC machines for composite parts
Boeing 787 Dreamliner   Analysis Machining Systems: CMC waterjet machines
COMAC C919   Analysis Machining Systems: CMC waterjet machines
Sectors Categories
Composites Composite Moulding
Machining Machining Systems (Water jet CMC) , Milling
Manufacturing Services Final Assembly
Metal Processes Additive Manufacturing
Production Equipment Waterjet Equipment , Work Platforms , Work Stands
Tooling Engine Tooling , Jigs & Fixtures , Mandrels , Tooling
Tools Workholding Fixtures
Company press releases
Ascent Aerospace invests in additive manufacturing  July 12, 2019
Ascent Aerospace awarded "Best Performer 2018" by Airbus  October 4, 2018
Ascent expands portfolio with faster, more accurate aerospace robotics  June 28, 2018
Ascent's Global Tooling Systems honored as a Sikorsky Program Supplier of the Year  April 25, 2018
Ascent Aerospace opens Engineering Center of Excellence  February 12, 2018
Ascent Aerospace's Hybrid Invar-Composite molds reduce weight and lead time  January 23, 2018
Ascent Aerospace commemorates Gemcor's 80th anniversary  October 26, 2017
Lockheed Martin presents Global Tooling Systems with Elite Supplier Award  June 14, 2017
Ascent Aerospace adds 60,000 hours of large, high-speed machining capacity at tooling facility  August 10, 2016
Gemcor joins Ascent Aerospace's assembly line integration portfolio  January 5, 2016

See the full news archive for Ascent Aerospace.

Other relevant press releases
Titomic partners with US-based Ascent Aerospace  March 12, 2020
Closing of the disposal of Areva's aerospace integration business to AIP Aerospace  December 2, 2014

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