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2017 Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast

2017 Red Cross Annual Real Heroes Breakfast

On Thursday, December 7th, the Red Cross held their annual Real Heroes Breakfast for the Snohomish, WA County chapter. At this event, several awards are given out to recognize the extraordinary actions taken by everyday people. These local heroes are people who have saved a life, done something to make the community a safer place, […]

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GMN Aerospace upgraded to AS9100D certification

GMN Aerospace receives upgraded aerospace quality certification of AS9100D.

GMN Aerospace is excited to announce that we recently received AS9100D:2016 certification in early November. This multi-site AS9100 certification will apply to multiple GM Nameplate (GMN) locations including the Seattle, WA Division, San Jose, CA Division, and Beaverton, OR Division. This was a surveillance audit with an upgrade to a new standard revision. To receive […]

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Injection molded flammability placards

Injection molded flammability placard by GMN Aerospace

As GMN Aerospace continues to pursue plastic opportunities within the aerospace sector, we have become increasingly more involved with the upfront support efforts for a variety of testing applications. Our latest effort has been in response to a frequent request we receive from our customers: to provide molded placards that support Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR […]

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GMN Aerospace Garmin workshop and team building at Elite Plastics

GMN Aerospace attends Garmin workshop at Elite Plastics.

Throughout the past 15 years, GMN Aerospace and GMN’s dedicated plastics facility in Beaverton, OR have worked together to support many different product lines for Garmin, a technology company that supplies GPS navigation and wearable technology to several industries, including aerospace. Since both divisions put a great deal of effort into building these parts, a […]

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GMN Aerospace team receives recognition from The Boeing Company for quick-turn solutions

The GMN Aerospace team was recognized for their quick-turn solutions by Boeing.

On July 18th, the GMN Aerospace team attended a Boeing recognition event at The Boeing Company’s Everett Delivery Center (EDC). The EDC is where Boeing makes its final deliveries of commercial airplanes to customers. The facility opened in 2013 to enable Boeing to meet growing customer demands, increase operational efficiencies, and provide enhanced customer experiences. […]

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GMN Aerospace receives Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award

GMN Aerospace received the Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award for 2016.

SEATTLE, Washington (May 26, 2017) – GMN Aerospace announced today that it has received a Boeing Excellence in Advocacy Award for 2016. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance in government outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that support aerospace […]

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Paul Michaels speaks at 2017 PNAA Conference

Paul Michaels speaks at the PNAA's 2017 Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference.

At this year’s Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference hosted by the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance, Paul Michaels, GMN Aerospace’s Corporate Director, was asked to speak about his experience receiving the Aerospace Executive of the Year Award last year, as well as present the award to this year’s recipient. Michaels was honored to share how being recognized […]

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GMN Aerospace receives “Supplier of the Year” from Boeing

GMN Aerospace at Boeing Supplier of the Year Event

SEATTLE, Washington (April 13, 2017) GMN Aerospace has been recognized as Supplier of the Year in the Alliance category by The Boeing Company. GMN Aerospace was one of 13 companies honored last night for distinguished performance in working with Boeing. In January, GMN Aerospace was notified that it was one of 480 companies to receive […]

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GMN Aerospace receives a Certificate of Appreciation at PNAA’s 2017 Annual Aerospace Conference

April O'Donahue accepts the PNAA Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of GMN Aerospace.

At the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance’s (PNAA) 2017 Annual Aerospace Conference dinner, GMN Aerospace received a Certificate of Appreciation for our donation to the PNAA Next Generation of Aerospace Workers Scholarship Program. The scholarship program serves students pursuing aerospace educations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and 10 different colleges. Every year GMN Aerospace donates […]

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Backlighting solutions in the aerospace industry

There are endless backlighting opportunities throughout the aircraft cabin.

The adoption of backlighting technologies has become immensely popular within the aerospace industry. In both new aircraft designs and existing platforms, aerospace manufacturers are implementing backlit applications virtually everywhere throughout the cabin and flight deck. From passenger controls, to exit signage, LEDs have the capacity to replace a wide range of technologies present on today’s […]

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