London Ontario’s ACT to Use Augmented Reality to Deliver Composites Training

The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced many businesses to find new ways of delivering their goods and services. For London’s Advanced Composites Training (ACT), that meant developing new digital technology to provide the top-quality instruction that has made the company a global leader in composites training since 1996. ACT’s recently-launched augmented reality training uses the…

King Aerospace Team Honored by the DOE and GSA/ICAP

King Aerospace was among the honorees at the FY 2020 Annual Department of Energy Aviation Awards, held March 22 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The event celebrates superior aviation programs and professional management. The U.S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Secure Transportation (DOE/NNSA/OST) team – consisting of the OST Aviation Operations Division…

SAE International Publishes New Standard to Improve Aerospace Engine Supply Chain Quality and Control

SAE International announced today the publication of a new technical standard, SAE AS13100: AESQ Quality Management System Requirements for Aero Engine Design and Production Organizations, to simplify and harmonize the various requirements of aerospace engine manufacturers into a single set of requirements to improve understanding, efficiency and performance of aerospace engines. “With the globalization and…

8tree’s Research Center in Germany Achieves ISO9001 Certification

“Every crisis presents an opportunity. Although the aviation sector – one of 8tree’s core markets – was adversely impacted by the COVID-19, our intention was to emerge stronger coming out of the crisis. The ISO9001 certification sends a clear message to our customers and stakeholders saying ‘8tree is still here – stronger than ever,’” says…

GKN and Partners Launch ASCEND to Accelerate High Volume Composite Technologies

GKN Aerospace is heading up a new UK industry consortium called ASCEND (Aerospace and Automotive Supply Chain Enabled Development) to develop and accelerate composite material and process technologies for the next generation of energy efficient aircraft and future mobility. The £40m ($55.65m) consortium, funded by a £20.0M ($27.82m) commitment from industry and a £19.6M ($27.27m) commitment…

US Army Awards UH-60 Repair Contract to S3 AeroDefense

S3 AeroDefense is proud to celebrate their continued partnership with the US Army. In September 2020, the US Army awarded S3 with a five-year Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, solidifying what has already been a strong partnership between the two organizations.  After a year long bidding and research process with providers worldwide,…

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Pioneer Metal Finishing Acquires Electrochem Solutions, a Precious Metal Plating Company in Silicon Valley

Pioneer Metal Finishing (Pioneer), a portfolio company of Aterian Investment Partners (Aterian), announced the acquisition of Electrochem Solutions (Electrochem). Founded in 1982 and based in Union City, Calif., Electrochem is a metal finishing company in Silicon Valley. Electrochem provides a range of highly technical finishing solutions including gold plating, silver plating, anodizing, electroless nickel, and…

Collins Aerospace, Air Force and Defense Logistics Agency Team Receives Honors for Wheel and Brake Support Program

A combined Collins Aerospace, U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)  team has received the 2020 Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Award, Subsystem Level. The government-industry team, which included members of the USAF 429th and 417th Supply Chain Management Squadrons (SCMS), worked together to implement an F-16 and C-130 PBL…

Ampex Data Systems to Support Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, has been awarded a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of the Air Force Test Center. The contract will provide telemetric electrical system-supplies and ancillary services to Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), Eglin AFB, and other Department of Defense (DoD) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration…