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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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GMN Aerospace announces new long-term partnership with LIFT by EnCore

GMN Aerospace will be providing components for LIFT by Encore's Tourist Class Seat.

SEATTLE, Washington (January 19, 2017) GMN Aerospace is excited to announce that the company has been selected to partner with LIFT by EnCore to deliver components for their novel Tourist Class Seat. LIFT, an aircraft seating manufacturer, has caught the attention of the aerospace industry with the sleek, simple, and ergonomic design of their new […]

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GMN Aerospace’s new Model 80 series processor for metalphoto

GMN Aerospace's new Model 80 series processor will improve the efficiency of metalphoto production.

GMN Aerospace recently received a new metalphoto machine known as the Model 80 series processor. The Model 80 is a dry-to-dry plate processor that performs all processes for developing, fixing, water rinsing, and drying of plates. This is an ideal machine for GMN Aerospace’s high output and high quality needs. This machine can run all […]

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GMN Aerospace’s new capacitive touch demonstrator

GMN Aerospace's capacitive switch demo unit allows you experience capacitive switch technology firsthand.

With the widespread adoption of smartphones and tablets, non-tactile touch technology has become the expectation in today’s marketplace. Consumers are accustomed to interacting with touchscreen user interfaces on a daily basis. This transition has caused industries to shift to capacitive switch technology. Capacitive switch technology provides a cost-effective solution for modern product designs. This technology […]

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