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4 Steps to Take Before Getting Your Company AS9100 Compliant

  • 6 June 2018
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AS9100 is the gold standard when it comes to compliance within the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry — and it’s something that any company working in or around this sector should consider. Unlike the basic ISO 9001 standard that oversees general quality management across various industries, AS9100 is specific to the nuances of the A&D sector. In addition to ensuring quality management standards, third-party AS9100 auditors consider employee training procedures, data measurement, post-delivery support, and much more when granting companies…

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Top 5 Challenges Facing A&D Manufacturers

  • 28 February 2018
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The aerospace and defense (A&D) industry is enjoying slow yet steady growth. The industry grew by 2.4% in 2016 to $674.4 billion, which slightly outpaced the United States’ GDP growth of 2.3%. This was driven by continued growth in the European A&D industry, increased global defense spending in the US, as well as increased revenue in sectors such as original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and electronics. Nevertheless, this incremental growth shouldn’t be taken for granted. A&D manufacturers, in particular, face challenges…

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5 Barriers to Adopting Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace and Defense

  • 21 February 2018
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Additive manufacturing, a technology estimated to be worth $87 billion globally by 2020, has the enormous potential to revolutionize aerospace and defense (A&D) product development and supply chains. Also known as 3D printing, additive manufacturing can create localized, personalized, and flexible production. Though it certainly sounds promising to any A&D executive, several barriers still exist that are hindering additive manufacturing from becoming the gold standard in production within the A&D industry. 1. Lack of Consistency Additive manufacturing suffers from variability…

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Where Are the New Aerospace & Defense Manufacturing Hotspots in the US?

  • 24 January 2018
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In August, Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC) released its 2017 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings. These rankings are based on a qualitative weighted score that combines individual rankings on labor, infrastructure, industry, economy, cost, tax policies, and geopolitical risk garnered from ten unique data sources. The United States as a whole finished first once again in the country-by-country rankings due to its relatively strong economy, active defense posture, and strong infrastructure that has generated $212 billion in annual revenue. Needless to say,…

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More Than Meets the IoT: Transforming A&D Digitally

  • 6 December 2017
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The Internet of Things (IoT) — or the global system of wirelessly interconnected devices — has emerged as an essential driver of global industry. More than five million new devices are connected each day; by 2020, analysts forecast that nearly 21 billion devices will be connected online. The Aerospace and Defense industry was an early adopter of IoT, and has already demonstrated the benefits and the necessity of such technology. How has the digital transformation arisen in A&D? what specific…

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AS9100 Audits: What You Need to Know

  • 18 October 2017
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Specialized certifications can make all the difference in giving your company a competitive edge, especially when bidding for high-level contracts. Those in the Aerospace and Defense industry will be familiar with the AS9100 audit, which was created specifically to certify A&D manufacturers that adhere to the highest standards of production quality. It is endorsed by the three biggest players in American A&D: the Department of Defense, NASA, and the Federal Aviation Administration. The AS9100 audit examines all aspects of a…

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The Role of ERP in AS9100 Compliance

  • 25 September 2017
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In today’s competitive landscape, every Aerospace & Defense manufacturer must do what it can to distinguish itself in the industry. One way to do this is through third-party certifications, such as AS9100 compliance. An AS9100 audit examines the procedures for nearly all production operation to certify an A&D manufacturer as being in compliance with the highest standards of quality control. Though AS9100 isn’t a requirement, the certification is used for A&D companies looking to: Demonstrate their ability to provide products…

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A&D Manufacturing: Are You Taking Advantage of Reusable Parts?

  • 16 August 2017
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If you work in Aerospace and Defense (A&D), you’re in the midst of navigating a marketplace that’s competitive like never before. In order to meet market demands and keep up with overseas competition, A&D manufacturers are fighting to develop flexible workflows while keeping costs down. What if the flexibility you’re looking for comes not just by improving your product lifecycle, but by redefining what happens at the end of that lifecycle? We’re talking about reusing parts at the end of…

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The A&D Shift Toward Smaller Products

  • 7 June 2017
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The A&D market is rapidly evolving, and whereas aerospace is booming in response to a boost in global economy, defense faces some monetary restraints. Today’s A&D companies are encouraged to spend more on research and development of smaller products to keep up with the changing market. This difficult position is exacerbated by the lack of new weapons programs and a shift towards vendors outside of the core A&D industry; especially in terms of defense. Faced with competition from other technology…

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The Art of Aircraft Assembly [Infographic]

  • 31 May 2017
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Aerospace and Defense is a technical and rapidly evolving industry. From inception to delivery, its complex supply chain requires careful management to keep up with the constant demand for next-generation aircraft. By 2025, annual commercial aircraft production is expected to increase by more than 25% Demand for new aircraft production over the next 20 years: 35,318 Let’s take a look at the intricate process of aircraft assembly and all its moving parts.   Share This Infographic On Your Site </p><br…


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