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GMN’s new display integration & bonding facility in Taiwan

Liquid optical bonding

GMN recently opened a new, cutting-edge bonding and integration operation in Taiwan. Located in the Kaohsiung Science Park, this 322,000-square-foot facility offers liquid optical bonding (LOCA) and integration for any display, touch screen, or decorative cover glass component, with exceptional efficiency and cost-effectiveness. We pursued this expansion of GMN’s global services to better align our […]

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Plastic over-molding for aerospace applications

Plastic over-molding

Over-molding is a manufacturing process that combines two different types of plastic together to create a single part. Typically, this involves the use of a hard plastic and a softer plastic (often rubberized). Alternatively, this method can be used to bind two hard plastics together that are different colors. Overall, this is a process that […]

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GMN Aerospace receives tenth consecutive Boeing Performance Excellence Award

Boeing Performance Excellence Award

SEATTLE, Washington (May 16, 2018) – GMN Aerospace announced today that it has received the 2017 Boeing Performance Excellence Award. The Boeing Company issues the award annually to recognize suppliers who have achieved superior performance. GMN Aerospace maintained a Silver composite performance rating for each month of the 12-month performance period, from October 2016 to […]

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GMN Aerospace attends 2018 Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany

AIX 2018

The Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) held in Hamburg, Germany is the premier local for cabin interiors, where the latest in technologies and innovations are launched for the aerospace industry. This year was no disappointment on what’s next for passenger experience, most notably in aircraft seating. Aircraft seating is a space in which GMN Aerospace has […]

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Paul Michaels speaks at 2018 annual PNAA Aerospace Conference

2018 PNAA conference

At this year’s 17th annual Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) Conference, Paul Michaels, GMN Aerospace’s Corporate Director, was asked to share his insights on the importance of striving for excellence within the aerospace industry. As a past recipient of PNAA’s Aerospace Executive of the Year Award, Michaels also had the honor of recognizing previous award […]

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Exciting things to come in 2018

GMN Aerospace looking forward to 2018

As we reflect on the past 12 months and look forward to 2018, GMN Aerospace would like to take a moment to express our gratitude to our customers and our excitement for what is on the horizon. 2017 gave GMN Aerospace a lot to celebrate, including being awarded with our fourth Boeing Supplier of the […]

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The benefits of Metalphoto in the aerospace industry

Metalphoto in aerospace industry

Are you in need of an extremely durable and high-resolution nameplate? Look no further than Metalphoto. This incredibly dependable and innovative material and process is gaining recognition in its uses for nameplates, placards, serial plates, asset tags, and more. GMN Aerospace has been supplying Metalphoto parts to our customers in the aerospace industry for decades. […]

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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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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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