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Manufacturing Team Goes Digital

Our Manufacturing Team Goes Digital In a move to improve efficiencies on the manufacturing floor, CIA&D has recently started using tablets in place of paper documents. Following training, each member of our production team is assigned a Microsoft Surface tablet that they will use in the manufacturing process. Via the tablets, employees will have personalized [...]

2018-03-12T14:15:31+00:00 March 12th, 2018|

Employee Incentive Awards

Employee Incentive Awards Congratulations to Alex Komisarz (Stockroom) and Oanh Vo (Legacy) for their contributions in improving processes at CIA&D!  In recognition of their suggestions for improvements in their respective work areas, they each received a cash award for their ideas. Alex’s suggestion for a change in the F-35 work order picking procedure resulted in [...]

2018-03-12T14:15:07+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

MRO Americas

Visit us at the Upcoming MRO Americas 2018 April 10th-12th at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida Booth No. 1971 MRO Americas is annual premier event for the commercial air transport maintenance, repair and overhaul industry. Brought to you by industry leaders, innovators and 7 major airlines that will be sharing fleet status, projects, technical operations [...]

2018-02-15T15:38:19+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

IPC J-STD Solder Certification

CIA&D Employees Receive IPC J-STD-001 Solder Specialist Certification This fall, CIA&D added four new IPC soldering specialists to the company roster. Patrick Costigan, Medra Thornton, Chris Duncan, and Dale Roney (not pictured) all attended the J-STD-001 training course held by CIA&D’s very own IPC Trainer Andrew Ehmann. The course took place over a 1 [...]

2018-02-14T15:49:54+00:00 October 31st, 2017|

Better Buildings, Better Plants

CIA&D Becomes a Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Partner Co-Operative Industries Aerospace & Defense has joined The Better Buildings, Better Plants Program (Better Plants Program). As a participant, CIA&D will be taking part in an initiative in which the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) works with industry partners in the pursuit of a common goal—to [...]

2018-02-15T15:33:12+00:00 January 15th, 2016|

Helping Homeless Vets

Melissa Harding and Claire Kern (Configuration Management at CIA&D) are doing their part to support homeless veterans in our area. They are leading a program called the Clean Start Initiative (CSI), which collects unused toiletries for donation to Patriot House, a local transitional housing program for veterans. If you would like to help, you can [...]

2018-02-15T15:48:09+00:00 August 28th, 2015|

Wired for Safety

Reprinted courtesy of MRO Yearbook 2015 The integrity of any aircraft’s wiring system is absolutely vital for safe flying. Once overlooked with tragic consequences, wiring harnesses and connectors now receive the crucial attention and maintenance they warrant, says Nick Rice. The commercial aviation industry is constantly striving to evolve new methods, improve materials and work collectively [...]

2018-02-15T15:16:55+00:00 March 15th, 2015|

WSACC Business of the Year Award

WSACC Recognizes CIA&D with Business of the Year Award The White Settlement Area Chamber of Commerce held their 2015 Annual Banquet Saturday February 21 at Hawaiian Falls Aloha Event Center, 8905 Clifford Street. 2015 saw the introduction of a new tiered Business Member of the Year Awards with a Large, Medium and Small Business awards. [...]

2018-02-15T13:20:16+00:00 February 21st, 2015|

Balancing Costs and Customer Service

Balancing Costs and Customer Service As published on AIA SmartBlog on Leadership, October 2014. Read the blog on the AIA site   Sam Symonds is president & CEO of Co-Operative Industries Aerospace & Defense (CIA&D), a role he’s held for the past 15 years. Sam began his career in aerospace 35 years ago and has [...]

2018-02-15T11:58:04+00:00 October 15th, 2014|