United Airlines: A Reminder of the True Cost of ‘Operational Excellence’

We’ve all read about the recent United Airlines debacle, in which a passenger was forcibly ejected from a flight because he refused to give up his seat. The response from United has been baffling, including the CEO’s defense of the actions taken against this passenger, leaving many of us to wonder how a major corporation […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Industry Information, News|

The Meaning of ‘Green Aviation’

In March, Kapco Global’s own Bud Miller, Director of Business Process Management, discussed with GreenBiz the evolution of aerospace toward an industry focused on improving its environmental footprint (you can read the full article here). In it, he outlines changes to technology, airline efficiencies and the role of the supply chain—all examples of the pursuit […]

By |April 13th, 2017|Industry Information|

Kapco Global Discusses Aviation and the Environment With GreenBiz

Last month, Kapco Global had the opportunity to discuss with GreenBiz some of the strides the aviation industry has made toward environmental improvements. Some areas covered include:

Recent aircraft innovations
Supply chain methods for “going green”
Airline efficiency improvements

Learn how these all work toward a smaller carbon footprint for aerospace by reading the full article: […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Industry Information|

Kapco Global Discusses the Use of Prescriptive Analytics with Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Magazine

In an article for Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Kapco Global discusses the implications for prescriptive analytics in aircraft manufacturing, maintenance and the supply chain, including three big obstacles that have prevented rapid adoption of this model. Plus, learn how Kapco Global uses methods like these to better serve our aviation customers.

Read the full article by […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Kapco News|

What Does ‘Employee Ownership’ Mean at Kapco Global?

December of last year, Kapco Global was honored among large, mid-size and small businesses by the OC Register as a Top Workplace in Orange County. This award is aimed at recognizing organizations with a proven commitment to a positive company culture, and the results are determined solely by employee-initiated survey responses. While this has always […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Kapco News, Supply Chain Management|

Prescriptive Maintenance: The Next Generation of MRO Efficiency

The term “prescriptive maintenance” is derived from the principle of prescriptive analytics. This concept is a step past predictive maintenance; it not only supplies the possible outcomes in a situation, it also gives the best avenue to pursue based on analysis of those outcomes. This mode of strategy basically allows computing models to “think” for […]

By |February 22nd, 2017|Industry Information, MRO|

2017 Commercial Aviation Predictions and Obstacles

For the airline industry, 2017 is starting off as an unpredictable year. Amid worldwide political changes, an increase in terrorist threats across the Western world and recent OPEC news, many in commercial aviation are uncertain of what lies ahead. While these outlined factors are by no means a guarantee of losses to airlines in 2017, […]

By |January 27th, 2017|News|

Kapco Global’s UK Facility Is ISO 14001 Certified for Its Eco-Friendly Practices

Kapco Global is proud to announce the ISO 14001:2004 certification of our UK facility. This certificate for environmental management systems is awarded to businesses working to create sustainable, eco-considerate policies and procedures. Kapco Global has been working to implement environmental management systems across its global locations, with facilities in the U.S. receiving this certification beginning […]

By |January 19th, 2017|Kapco News|

The Rise of Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace

Additive manufacturing is the process of creating an object by stacking ultrathin layers of materials on top of one another. This technology, which is 3D printing on a large scale, has the potential to revolutionize the way planes and aircraft parts are made. In fact, the global aircraft MRO market is predicted to expand steadily […]

By |December 19th, 2016|Industry Information|

Here’s to an Amazing Holiday Season!

From every one of us here at Kapco Global, we wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous holiday season that lasts throughout the years to come.

Thank you for choosing us as your aerospace solutions partner. It is through these relationships that we have continued to maintain our status as a leader in the distribution of […]

By |December 16th, 2016|Holiday Greeting|

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