Raytheon and United Technologies to Merge

Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corp. have entered into an agreement to combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The transaction will create a “systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments within aerospace and defense,” say the two companies. The two say the merger of Raytheon and United Technologies, comprised of Collins…

Big Ass Fans Introduces Double LED Bay Light

Big Ass Fans has unveiled its latest LED product family, the Double LED Bay Light. The company says their Double LED Bay Light is the “most advanced high-bay light in the world.” Engineered and built to be long-lasting and efficient, Double LEDBay Light’s thermodynamic design dissipates heat quickly and keeps light shining bright, worry-free for…

OGMA Awarded Best Performing Supplier by Airbus Defense

OGMA – Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal has been awarded the title of best performing Supplier in 2019 by Airbus Defense & Space in the category Best Improver, Services and IT. This award recognizes OGMA’s experience and technical competence in the field of Defense Aviation MRO. OGMA was awarded during the 5th Airbus D&S Annual Suppliers…

Kimberly-Clark Creates Eye Protection for the KleenGuard Brand

Workers need protection, but they also care about comfort and how they look. Kimberly-Clark says their new Maverick Eye Protection, the first eyewear created for the KleenGuard Brand, delivers protection without compromising style or comfort. “It’s PPE that workers will want to wear,” the company says. “A recent study found that workers want comfortable eyewear…

Blickle Offers Heavy Duty Wheels and Castors for Equipment Mobility

Whether it’s at the airport or in the production hall: special transport platforms are often needed to move extremely heavy loads. The correct underlying components are critical. Robust wheels and castors are necessary to get the “bulky stuff” moving. Blickle offers an extensive portfolio of heavy duty wheels and castors that can handle loads of…

Tech Brief Offers DFM Tips for Optimizing Hermetic Seals

Accumet has published their latest Technical Brief “5 Keys to Perfecting Hermetic Seals with Laser Welding.” It offers electro-mechanical engineers and designers design for manufacturability (DFM) tips for optimizing their hermetic packages. Hermetic seals are used throughout the RF/microwave and microelectronics industry to provide maximum packaged protection from environmental elements that can reduce the reliability…

GlobalAir.com’s $1,000 Student Scholarship Open for Enrollment

The GlobalAir.com Calvin L. Carrithers Aviation Scholarship is now open for applications. “We eat, sleep, and breathe aviation here at GlobalAir.com,” says Jeff Carrithers, president and CEO of Globalair.com. “I believe it is extremely important for students interested in a career in the aviation industry to have a way to introduce themselves and begin networking…

Call for Nominations for the 2019 Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award

The Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Laura Taber Barbour Air Safety Award, honoring a leader in global aviation safety. The Award will be presented during the 72nd Annual International Air Safety Summit, taking place Nov 4-6 in Taipei, Taiwan. Presented since 1956, the Laura Taber Barbour Air…

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Selects iBASEt for Next Generation Manufacturing Execution

iBASEt announced a contract agreement with aerospace company Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The company has chosen iBASEt’s digital manufacturing suite as its next-generation manufacturing execution system (MES) for its Aeronautics division, which designs and manufactures military aircraft. iBASEt’s MES solution offers better visibility, control, and velocity to aerospace and defense manufacturers like Lockheed Martin. The…