For some time now, defense manufacturing has been among the most risk-averse industries. Today, the global aerospace and defense (A&D) business landscape is undergoing significant disruption driven by an emphasis on innovation and digital transformation, and geopolitical situations. Moreover, the continual advancement defense technology is now aiding A&D manufacturers to transition from legacy manufacturing processes to an automated and streamlined production environment.
With emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, defense manufacturers today are better equipped to transform their factories by eliminating human error and saving time and resources that traditionally went into performing routine tasks. Similarly, manufacturers are also leveraging IoT and predictive analysis in their service parts supply chain to proactively repair equipment and prevent major device breakdowns. Furthermore, with the emergence of blockchain, industry leaders are now able to monitor and manage their global supply chain in a safe and efficient manner.
Amid these exciting changes, Manufacturing Technology Insights has compiled a list of top 10 defense manufacturing solution providers that are harnessing the power of leading-edge technologies and enhancing their production lines.
We are glad to feature Oregon-based Ascentron Electronic Manufacturing as our cover story. Ascentron Electronic Manufacturing provides outstanding service, quality, and value via its unparalleled expertise in manufacturing assemblies for printed, flex, and electro-mechanical circuit boards, alongside complete products for aerospace, energy, geophysical, industrial, military, and space exploration applications. Another featured firm is AirBorn Inc, which manufactures specialized connectors and electronic components. From deep sea to deep space, the company’s innovative interconnect solutions help organizations operate their most critical systems, in the most hostile environments.
With several innovative technological capabilities, these organizations are constantly proving their mettle in the defense manufacturing sector. We hope this edition of Manufacturing Technology Insights helps you build the partnership your firm needs to streamline the manufacturing processes and deliver top-of-the-line products.
We present to you Manufacturing Technology Insights’ “Top 10 Defense Manufacturing Solution Providers – 2019.”