FOD Free Friday

FOD Awareness and Prevention at CIA&D. FOD awareness and prevention is an important part of the production process at CIA&D. Our technicians regularly check for, and seek to eliminate, FOD in their work areas every single day. However, on every working Friday morning we do a “deep clean” throughout all of the manufacturing areas. This [...]

2019-06-07T07:55:17-05:00June 7th, 2019|Capabilities, Employee News, News|

IPC/WHMA-A-620 Training Certification

CIA&D’s Dale Roney has received certification to train in-house personnel in the latest procedures for aerospace wire harness manufacturing and fabrication. Dale Roney, Quality Engineer for CIA&D, has successfully completed his certification as IPC Trainer for IPC/WHMA-A-620. This further enhances the commitment of Co-Operative Industries to manufacturing and inspecting wire harnesses to the industry [...]

2018-06-11T14:54:57-05:00June 11th, 2018|Awards & Recognitions, Capabilities, Employee News, News|


Following successful certification, Co-Operative Industries Aerospace & Defense now has an onsite DMIR for our FAA/PMA products. Deborah Clark, CIA&D Quality Management System Representative, has received her Certificate of Designation from the FAA as a Designated Manufacturing Inspection Representative (DMIR).Having Deborah as our onsite DMIR is a cost and time saver for both the company [...]

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 [...]

2018-03-12T14:15:07-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Awards & Recognitions, Employee News, News|

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 [...]

2021-04-30T11:04:24-05:00October 31st, 2017|Capabilities, Employee News, News|

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 [...]

2018-02-15T15:48:09-06:00August 28th, 2015|Employee News, News|

Supporting Troops in Afghanistan

Supporting Our Troops in Afghanistan: CIA&D and the White Settlement ISD Education Foundation Board Join Forces Working together, the White Settlement ISD, Education Foundation Board, and CIA&D amassed over 1,374 pounds of personal items for our troops in Afghanistan. These were gathered with the intention of showing support and appreciation for those service men and [...]

2018-02-15T13:18:33-06:00February 15th, 2013|Employee News, News|