Aircraft Hardware West – Continuous Improvement through Safran VMI Re-Design

Aircraft Hardware West (AHW) has been an elite partner and member of Safran’s aircraft seat manufacturing hardware supply chain since 2008. These long-term contracts have been delivered through traditional logistics methodologies and, since 2015, more advanced inventory management delivery models. Safran Seats has a strong international presence on three continents and in five countries around […Read More]

AHW Signs LTA with Leading Aerospace Fastener Manufacturer, Arconic Fastening Systems

AHW has announced that they have entered into a Long Term Agreement (LTA) with Arconic Fastening Systems executed this week and to take effect on Dec 1, 2019, and effective until Dec 1, 2022. This agreement covers a wide variety of products that will support AHW’s Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) programs in the U.S. and […Read More]

Boeing Encore Interiors Signs 2-Year Contract Extension with AHW

On September 18th, 2019, Aircraft Hardware West has extended its Long Term Agreement with Encore Interiors, a Boeing Company, for an additional 2 years. Encore is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of aircraft interiors and structural products. AHW and Encore had entered into this Long Term Agreement in January of 2017 and was […Read More]

Safran Seats signs new 5-Year Agreement with Aircraft Hardware West

Safran signs a 5 year contract with Aircraft Hardware West (AHW) to provide aerospace hardware and Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Services for their Safran Seats North American facilities in the U.S. and Mexico. This agreement also extends to all other Safran business units worldwide including Safran Seats France, Tunisia and China. With established VMI programs […Read More]

AHW CEO Presents at Mexico’s Aerospace Summit 2019

This August 14th and 15th 2019, Aircraft Hardware West, Inc. (AHW) showed a strong presence at Mexico’s Aerospace Summit in Queretaro, MX, with their booth and on the main stage demonstrating its strength and relevancy in the Aerospace Hardware Distribution and Inventory Management areas. CEO Frank Ioffrida was part of a panel of suppliers discussing, […Read More]

AHW’s Participation in Mexico’s Aerospace Summit

The Mexico Aerospace Summit, held in Queretaro, Mexico on August 16-17, 2018, demonstrated why Mexico’s manufacturing, logistics and distributions industries are growing significantly in the aerospace, automotive, electronics and medical sectors. Aircraft Hardware West was proud to be part of the conference members on display, highlighting our wide range of aircraft hardware products and services. […Read More]

Aircraft Hardware West is now a member of FEMIA!

Aircraft Hardware West is proud to announce that they have been ratified as an official Affiliate member of FEDERACIÓN MEXICANA DE LA INDUSTRIA AEROESPACIAL, A.C. (FEMIA)

The Mexican Federation of Aerospace Industries, A.C. (FEMIA) is a nonprofit association which integrates the majority of the aerospace companies in Mexico. The Federation was established in November […Read More]

Aircraft Interiors Expo, Boston MA USA – September 25 – 27, 2018

Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIE) is a 3 day event that was held from 25th September to 27th September 2018 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, United States Of America. This event showcases products like cabin interior designs & innovations featuring cabin management systems, seating products, soft furnishings, leather & textiles, galley […Read More]

Zodiac Seat Shells Moves Forward with AHW to Provide VMI Services in their Chihuahua, MX Facility

AHW has been awarded new VMI program at the ZSS CUU utilizing the TwinBin system and AHW web portal technologies. The custom VMI program is a recently new design to support in scope hardware product lines, and includes third party products as well. The Direct Line Feed DLF program will have both AHW and other […Read More]

Zodiac Santa Maria Awards AHW/WM Hardware & Placard LTA for Optima Program

Zodiac Aerospace Santa Maria (ZSH) awards new hardware LTA for products needed to support the new Optima Program in the Santa Maria facility. The new program will be completely supported by AHW with both hardware and placards. Initial support will be served by legacy operation methods, with VMI being contemplated later. The award further expands […Read More]

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