Kapco Global Discusses Lean Strategies for Aerospace With APICS Magazine

This month, Kapco Global was given the opportunity to share our thoughts on lean strategies with APICS Magazine. The article discusses the role new technology plays in the lean process, obstacles to implementing the efficiency strategy and the use of lean within the aerospace supply chain.

Check out the full article here.

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By |July 20th, 2017|Kapco News|

China: The Future of the Commercial Aircraft Industry

In early May, China’s own commercial aircraft, the Comac C919, successfully completed an hour-long flight test—the first to be done within the public eye. While the test marks only the very beginning of China’s entry as a manufacturer into commercial aircraft markets, it signifies the coming importance the region will have on the future of […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Global E-Commerce|

Paris Air Show Reveals Big Changes Coming to MROs

At this year’s Paris Air Show, attendees were privy to tons of new and exciting aircraft. Lockheed Martin announced the latest in the C-130 family, the C-130J-SOF, or Super Hercules, designed for the operations of U.S. Special Forces and now available to U.S. allies. Boeing introduced the 737 Max 10, the biggest version in the […]

By |June 29th, 2017|MRO|

Look for Kapco Global at This Year’s Paris Air Show

Kapco Global l Avio-Diepen will be joining Donaldson at this year’s Paris Air Show. On display will be some of our latest Donaldson filtration products, including:

Air Purification System (APS™): the latest in ensuring optimal cabin air quality for passengers and crew within Airbus A330 and A320 and Boeing 737 and 777
Inlet Barrier Filters […]

By |June 16th, 2017|Events|

Optimizing the MRO Supply Chain

At its best, the aerospace supply chain works as a well-oiled machine, delivering parts and securing aircraft services at exactly the right time. At its worst, disruptions in the supply chain can equate to millions of dollars in losses. So how can aviation partners and MROs keep the supply chain running at its best?
Inventory Management
MROs […]

By |June 14th, 2017|MRO, Supply Chain Management|

Kapco Global Acquires D+C-Airparts Battery in Europe GmbH: An Authorized Aircraft Batteries and Parts Distributor

We at Kapco Global are excited to announce our recent acquisition of German battery distribution company D+C-Airparts Battery in Europe GmbH. Said Kapco Global CEO and President Andrew Todhunter, “To have their expertise and service capabilities now under the Kapco Global name means an expansion of our international footprint and added value for our customers […]

By |May 26th, 2017|Kapco News|

3 Big Impacts to Aircraft Maintenance in 2017

For many reasons, aviation is in a constant state of change. From new technologies to expanding global markets, industry professionals are often faced with the unknown. While these fluctuations will always affect aviation, 2017 presents its own unique set of changes predicted to impact aircraft maintenance and related structures.
China Is Taking on Major Aircraft Manufacturers
Earlier […]

By |May 12th, 2017|MRO|

Michael Berecz Discusses 7 Advances Changing Aviation With Avionics Magazine

Recently, our own Michael Berecz, Vice President of Global OEMs, had the opportunity to speak with Avionics Magazine about some of the biggest technological advances happening in aviation today.

In the article, we discuss advances involving:

Technology
Business organization
Data analysis

…and more!

Click the title to check out the full article “7 Technological Advances Changing the Landscape […]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Kapco News|

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|

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