AeroTek achieves 4-Star status with Bombardier

AeroTek is pleased to announce that the Company has successfully achieved its 4-Star status with Bombardier as part of the Bombardier 5-Star Programme for preferred suppliers. In order to attain this status, AeroTek completed numerous process improvement initiatives over a 3-year period, including:

  • Implementation of new computer systems and processes;

  • Visual Shop

  • New network servers and fully redundant processing and backup capacity

  • Load & Capacity planning

  • Live order tracking

  • Streamlined order generation

  • Standardized lead-times, minimum charges and pricing processes

  • Planning for implementation of NDT onsite

  • Implementation of structured maintenance systems

  • Implementation of critical KPI’s

  • Succession planning, restructure of management and hiring of new employees

  • Implementation of 5S’s company wide

  • Development of certified operator program

  • Improvements in training, communication & recognition processes

  • Focused quality improvement initiatives


“It’s been a challenging 36 months getting to the organizational level that Bombardier requires of its preferred and key suppliers--all this, while maintaining our deadlines and commitments to customers, as well as progressing with other customer initiatives and projects. I’m very happy with the way the whole AeroTek team performed showing Bombardier and all our other customers that when the going gets tough, AeroTek gets going even more!” – CEO/President Jonathan Schofield

The Company has also recently been approved by SAFRAN to perform landing gear maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services.


 

AeroTek Manufacturing Ltd. is a world-class aerospace processing facility strategically located in Whitby, Ontario, along the Toronto-Montreal corridor close to the Hwy401, allowing the Company to provide efficient coating services to the Canadian aerospace industry. The Company specializes in providing traditional as well as environmentally friendly aerospace coatings, including anodizing (hardcoat, sulfuric, light-sulphuric, boricsulfuric), electroplating (cadmium, silver, gold, copper, nickel), chemical films (passivation, dry film lubricants), aerospace paints and Ion Vapour Deposition of Aluminium.


AeroTek has acquired more than 400 aerospace OEM process approvals including Boeing, Goodrich, SAFRAN, Bombardier, Airbus, Sikorsky, Bell Helicopter, Honeywell, GE, Pratt and Whitney and many more. The Company has also recently been approved by SAFRAN to perform landing gear maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) services.


AeroTek is ISO 9001/AS9100 and NADCAP certified.


For more information, please contact: Cathy Geddis General Manager 1-905-666-3400 x 305 or cgeddis@aerotekmfg.com