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Your Challenge is Our Business

Aerospace & Defense
Aerospace & Defense
Land & Marine
Land & Marine
Commercial Aviation
Commercial Aviation

Assessments & Analysis

  • Department of Defense Production Rate Readiness Assessment (Commercial included)

  • Competitive Risk

  • Supply Chain Optimization

  • Piece part price (industry benchmarking / spend leveraging)

  • Quality Performance Improvement (Internal & Suppliers)

  • On Time Performance Improvement (Internal & Suppliers)

  • Manufacturing Efficiency / Throughput Optimization

  • Premier Supplier Assessment / Certification

  • Operations Efficiency / Effectiveness (Org. structure / workforce optimization)

  • Direct / Indirect Cost Savings Opportunities

  • Contract Writing / Compliance / Performance / Optimization

  • AS9100 Quality Assessment

We Are Worldwide

A True Aerospace and Defense Business Partner

EXPERIENCED

For over 30 years, Aerospace and Defense Solutions has provided our partners around the world with an unmatchable competitive advantage. Aerospace and Defense Solutions has built worldwide relationships comprehensive of all specialties and commodities.

CONNECTED

The right relationships create the best opportunities for long-term business growth. We have forged worldwide supplier and customer relationships by delivering results. We identify and implement effective solutions for improving Operational  Cost, Quality and Delivery.

PROVEN

Our insight and connections within the industry mean measurable and meaningful results for your business. We are marketplace leaders, setting the bar for best practices and providing solutions that produce the highest in ROI in the industry.

Services and Solutions

Contract Leveraging / Negotiations
Quality Performance Management
Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Optimization
Supply Chain 
Manufacturing Center of Excellence
Business Analytics

$15M labor expense decrease and reducing detail sub-assemblies from 2,687 to 1,328 realized by developing monolithic structures.

$5M reduction in labor costs attained by addressing 517 improvement items in a 60-day Kaizen event.

28% improvement in supply base on-time delivery achieved by establishing new face to face monthly performance review meetings and weekly delivery and quality meetings to make suppliers more accountable.

Doubled inventory turns from 1.5 to 3 by developing a standardized analysis process, producing better sales forecasting and instituting new key performance indicators (KPI).

15% increase in supply base quality performance reached by reviewing quality escapes and quality KPIs more frequently and in greater detail with suppliers.

5% increase in supply base long-term agreement penetration attained by initiating a supply base rationalization project and conducting comprehensive onsite supplier business assessments.

1,200 to 467 reduction in suppliers, $2.5M to $1.2M reduced labor cost, 65% decrease in price of goods, 56% to 89% on-time delivery improvement, 65% to 93% improved quality score and 30% to 85% increase in fill rates all realized by initiating a supply base rationalization project and conducting comprehensive onsite supplier business assessments.

$250,000+ saved in costs to commission a quantitative financial advisory firm by developing a leveraged buyout model to use when analyzing potential private equity-backed deals.

100% increase in the quote hit ratio realized by implementing integrated business units (IBU).

30% to 97% first pass yield results realized by creating preformed rubber molds that eliminated excess copper plating, a quality defect.

73% reduction in aging inventory ($75M to $20M) achieved by creating a standard operating procedure for conducting a make-versus-buy analysis and installing an inventory management software system.

Reduced machine set-up time from 3 hours to .5 hour by developing a new tooling fixture that loaded skin panels onto the CNC machines.

65% decrease in average cost of goods by developing long-term relationships, partnering with premier suppliers and negotiating profitable supplier agreements.

$567,000 decrease in labor costs attained by eliminating non-value added activities and departmental hand-offs.

42% decrease in cycle time by building two sets of tooling and moving consumables at the point of use.

25% to 98% on-time delivery improvement achieved by performing preventative maintenance on equipment, updating old equipment and restructuring work hours.

50% drop in machine cycle time by drilling with a harden carbide bit with a special cut tip increasing the speed of which the CNC machine drilled.

30% to 97% first pass yield results realized by creating preformed rubber molds that eliminated excess copper plating, a quality defect.

63% decrease (4hrs to 1.5hrs) in machine cycle time accomplished by reviewing the CNC software program and eliminating non-value added activities.

$2.5M in potential aircraft on ground (AOG) penalties avoided by restructuring and co-locating the operations and supply chain teams.

$1.2M reduction in labor cost, 1,564 to 10,746 throughput increase on parts and 38% to 80% first pass yield improvement by building a new 100,000 square foot automated chemical processing and fabrication facility.

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