They know when they turn to Kaman Aerostructures that they will receive the capabilities and experience of not just a Tier II supplier, but also a Super Tier II Structures Supplier that can serve as a Tier I on certain programs.
In order to meet the needs of OEMs, Super Tier Is and Tier Is, Kaman Aerostructures can provide a complete package of products and services based on our capabilities of program management, SCM, design, manufacturing engineering, fabrication, machining, assembly, tooling, kitting, system integration, global manufacturing. Kaman not only has the capabilities and experience to get the job done but the capacity and resources as well. Beyond this experience, customers appreciate that Kaman Aerostructures treats them like partners, throughout the design and manufacturing process. Communication plays a vital role in any of our programs.
Not content to maintain the status quo, Kaman Aerostructures has a comprehensive long-range business plan to continuously improve and to offer customers a source for larger and more complex programs. This plan is reviewed and modified frequently so that Kaman Aerostructures can offer the market an aerostructures solution in tune with its needs. Over the last few years, Kaman Aerostructures has invested in new machining equipment, new manufacturing software, a new facility in Mexico, personnel training, operating/management systems reviews, Lean, and additional manufacturing space at the Jacksonville, Florida, location. In addition, Kaman Aerostructures is no longer just a “build-to-print” company; “design and build” services are now offered as well. Kaman Aerostructures is a nimble medium-size aerospace company with the backing of a large publically traded corporation.
Facilities: Two Locations and Growing
Kaman Aerostructures has two modern and well equipped and staffed manufacturing sites: the headquarters site located in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, and the newest site in the industrial city of Chihuahua in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.
Jacksonville, Florida Facility:
- Total of 350,000 square feet
- Three buildings; two for assembly work, one for administration and detail part manufacturing
- Over 450 employees (non-union)
- Some of the on-site special processes: Heat Treat, Paint, Adhesive Application, Hot Joggling, Cold working of holes, special fastening
Address: 227 Gun Club Road, Jacksonville, FL 32218
Phone: (904) 751-5369
Fax: (904) 714-0828
Chihuahua, Mexico Facility:
- Total of 60,000 Square Feet
- One building for the manufacture of sheet metal and extrusion detail parts and subassemblies
- Over 20 employees (non-union)
- Some of the on-site special processes: Heat Treat, Hot Joggling
Address: Boulevard Fuentes Mares #9403, Colonia Division del Norte, Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico C.P. 31064