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2016 Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference

GMN Aerospace attends the 2016 Lean & Six Sigma Conference.

On September 14th, Paul Michaels, GMN Aerospace Corporate Director, attended the 2016 Engineering Lean & Six Sigma Conference in San Antonio hosted by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. This conference was an opportunity for GMN Aerospace to learn about the latest and most efficient ways to eliminate waste and improve quality within an […]

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Commercial space industry experiences steady growth

GMN Aerospace has many capabilities that can be applied within the commercial space industry.

The commercial space race has experienced a large amount of activity recently. The industry is seeing a steady increase in the amount of space start-ups, especially throughout the Seattle area. These companies are pursuing various space efforts including mining asteroids and lowering the cost of sending something into space by creating reusable rockets. But despite […]

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GMN’s San Jose, CA Division receives AS9100C certification

GMN Aerospace's San Jose, CA Division is now AS9100C certified.

GMN Aerospace would like to announce that our San Jose, CA Division recently received its AS9100C certification. Based off of the ISO 9001 quality system, AS9100C is a quality management system that is specific to the aerospace industry. The AS9100C requirements and regulations are necessary to effectively cater to the needs of the aerospace industry, […]

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GMN Aerospace holds first non-production VST workshop (part 1 of 2)

GMN Aerospace’s first non-production VST workshop will focus on our customer service department.

Due to our Lean Manufacturing initiative and dedication to continuous improvement, GMN Aerospace continually strives to enhance and refine our processes in order to increase efficiency, performance, and customer satisfaction. In recent months, GMN Aerospace has been involved in several Value Stream Team (VST) events concerning our manufacturing processes. During these VST workshops, we assemble […]

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GMN Aerospace recognized for exceptional performance in 2015 by Lockheed Martin

GMN Aerospace recognized for 100% quality and 100% delivery in 2015 by Lockheed Martin.

Recently, GMN Aerospace was recognized by Lockheed Martin for exceptional performance in 2015. This acknowledgement was for achieving 100% quality and 100% delivery scores throughout 2015 and for our dedication to maximizing performance and sustaining a superior level of excellence.  GMN Aerospace has been working with Lockheed Martin for many years, and we have worked […]

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GMN renews ITAR certification

GMN Aerospace has renewed it ITAR certification.

We are excited to announce that GM Nameplate (GMN) has recently renewed its ITAR certification. ITAR, or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, provide controls for the export and import of defense materials. Receiving ITAR certification requires a mastery of all information and procedures relating to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation and dedication to its […]

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GMN Aerospace visits the Umbra Group’s Lean manufacturing facility

Member of the GMN Aerospace team visiting the Umbra facility.

On Tuesday July 12th, members from the GMN Aerospace team had the opportunity to tour the facility of our valued customer, the Umbra Group – a producer of highly-machined products for the aerospace industry. The tour was conducted by Umbra’s CEO, Bob Collett, and its purpose was to benchmark best practices for Lean Manufacturing. As […]

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The Boeing Company celebrates a century of excellence

Congratulations to Boeing on their centennial celebration!

We at GMN Aerospace would like to congratulate The Boeing Company on celebrating their centennial today! Since their start in 1916, Boeing has spent the past 100 years pioneering the path to innovation and excellence within the aerospace industry. To commemorate this milestone, Boeing is putting on various events, activities, exhibits, and even offering merchandise […]

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Direct printing on molded plastic parts

Direct printing on molded plastic parts is a common practice to create seat row markers.

Direct printing on molded plastic parts can be used for a variety of solutions within the aerospace industry, such as seat row markers. In addition, this capability can be employed using several different printing processes including screen and digital printing. But before these parts can be used in an airplane, it is essential that the […]

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Cabin control interface considerations

GMN Aerospace provides a wide variety of cabin control interface solutions.

With years of experience in industries such as medical, automotive, and heavy industry, GM Nameplate (GMN) is now involved in front panel integration solutions inside the aircraft cabin. GMN Aerospace has recently been working on several projects involving cabin control interfaces with aerospace companies such as BAE Systems and The Boeing Company. Cabin control interfaces […]

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