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]

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. (GAC) Approves World Marketing for Producing Placards for all G Series Aircraft

GAC gives World Marketing full approval for manufacturing placards for G5 and G6 aircraft. World Marketing, a division of Aircraft Hardware West (AHW), manufactures aircraft interior placards for predominantly Zodiac Aerospace, Embraer and Encore Interiors. This approval now broadens WM markets and capabilities, and broadens its product approvals with GAC with current legacy business with […Read More]

AHW Achieves AS9120B Certification

AHW is proud to announce that they have been granted the AS9120B certification. Certifications are issued by third party certifying bodies. AS9120B is a company-level certification based on a standard published by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) titled “Quality Management Systems — Requirements for Aviation, Space, and Defense Distributors.” This standard includes ISO […Read More]

Aircraft Hardware West Opens New Facility in Chihuahua, Mexico

AHW announces the establishment of operations through its partnership with Intermex to support the Chihuahua aerospace cluster www.aerospaceclusterchihuahua.com. Recent contract awards from Zodiac Aerospace Seats and Cabin business units, and Embraer company EZAir required local presence in the Chihuahua area to warehouse products and provide operational support for standard contracts and Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) […Read More]

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