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|

Kapco Global Named a Top Workplace by OC Register

On the evening of December 8, The Orange County Register gathered one hundred plus Orange County employers to celebrate the annual Top Workplaces award. This year, Kirkhill Aircraft Parts Co. (DBA as Kapco Global) was honored alongside large, mid-sized and small businesses throughout the area for their organizational commitment to creating a positive company culture. […]

By |December 14th, 2016|Kapco News|

Intelligent Aerospace and Kapco Global Discuss Our Kapco kart and Other E-Commerce Solutions

Once again, we’ve been featured on Intelligent Aerospace! Bud Miller, our Director of Business Process Management, discusses the influence of e-commerce on the supply chain and the direct, positive impact this technology has had on the Kapco Global customer experience.

A few areas covered in the article include:

E-commerce and inventory
Parts and order tracking
Purchasing […]

By |December 5th, 2016|Global E-Commerce, News, Supply Chain Management|

Predictions for the Future Profitability of Airlines (and the Role Played by Aircraft Parts Suppliers)

Earlier this year, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker told investors that he did not believe the airline industry would continue to see losses: “We, like other businesses will have good years and bad years, but the bad years will not be cataclysmic. They will just be less good than the good years.” He expressed a […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Industry Information, MRO|

Cyber Security and Other Methods of Protection Against Aircraft Hacking

Recently, The Wall Street Journal investigated FAA plans to overhaul ACARS, the decades-old software used by air traffic controllers around the world. This software communicates with aircraft systems, and it is heavily relied upon for scheduling, maintenance and other operations. While a cyber attack would pose little immediate threat to planes in flight, entire airports […]

By |November 7th, 2016|Industry Information|

MRO Strategies for Tackling “Rightsizing” Within the Aviation Industry

In an effort to combat growing operating costs, a competitive market and the economic fluctuations of recent years, many airlines have turned toward “rightsizing” as a method for maintaining profits. Rightsizing in the aviation industry refers to the constant reorganization of fleets to meet demand fluctuations. For example, an airline might have a fleet made […]

By |October 26th, 2016|MRO|

Aircraft Manufacturing: Benefits of the Lean Process in Retooling and Retraining

Thanks to a steady stream of rapid advances in technology (and little end in sight with airliners on the cusp of electric-powered flight and hypersonic planes), the aerospace industry is in a constant state of flux. Each new aircraft model, engine improvement or component type means retooling aircraft manufacturing facilities and retraining staff and MROs. […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Industry Information, MRO, Supply Chain Management|

Kapco Global and Intelligent Aerospace Discuss the Implications for IoT in Supply Chain Management

Kapco Global has been featured in Intelligent Aerospace! Our first post, “IoT and Aerospace: Implications for Improvements Within Supply Chain Management,” discusses the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) in aviation and the increasing inclusion of lean principles within aerospace manufacturing. Want to see how these two fit together within supply chain management? Then […]

By |September 26th, 2016|Kapco News, Supply Chain Management|

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