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Congratulations and a very warm welcome to our new Full and Associate Members! We are continuing to break all membership records at AIA and are maintaining historic retention rates. Full Membership has grown by 50 percent since January 2010, with the addition of 52 Full Members. We’ve also added 22 Associate Members this year. We greatly appreciate your membership and the work we are doing together to advance the aerospace and defense industry.
Last week, AIA approved the following new members:
AlliedBarton Security Services
Established in 1957, AlliedBarton Security Services provides trained and qualified personnel who provide specific services to reduce the vulnerability of its aerospace and defense clients. Additionally, AlliedBarton Security Services provides threat assessments, technical surveillance countermeasures and enhanced personnel screening.
Gentex Corporation is a global, high technology electronics company that is managed by engineers and others who understand the freedom and discipline that's required to run an entrepreneurial company. Gentex is vertically integrated in highly automated electronics, CMOS camera development and manufacturing, vacuum coatings and glass bending and fabrication. Gentex specializes in a broad spectrum of technologies and processes to deliver high quality products to the automotive, aerospace and fire protection industries.
IEC Electronics Corporation
For more than four decades, IEC Electronics Corporation has served as a premier provider of electronic manufacturing services to advanced technology companies. IEC is AS9100B, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 registered, Nadcap accredited and a NSA approved supplier under the COMSEC standard. IEC specializes in custom manufacturing high reliability electronics where quality is paramount and has created a "high intensity response culture" to react to its customer's ever-changing needs.
Metron Aviation is a leading provider of advanced air traffic management products and services for the global aviation industry, including: air traffic flow management, concept engineering, advanced research, software development, surface operations management, airspace design and environmental analysis. Metron Aviation fuses advanced science and mathematics with unparalleled ATM expertise to provide groundbreaking collaborative decision making solutions for the world’s leading air navigation service providers, airports, airlines and other stakeholders.
PARTsolutions, LLC is a leading provider of PLM solutions for next generation 3D part catalog management and hosting, delivering solutions since 1992. PARTsolutions now has in excess of 800,000 licensed users in more than 30 countries and is the largest supplier of 3D digital product catalogs in the world with more than500 2D and 3D catalogs available in the native formats of virtually all CAD systems available to engineers worldwide.
Rhinestahl Corporation is a privately held company headquartered in Blue Ash, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati, with sales offices throughout the United States. Founded more than 42 years ago as a precision machining and manufacturing company, it has grown to be one of the world’s leading providers of gas turbine engine and airframe tools.
Sila Solutions Group
Sila Solutions Group is a business and technology firm based in Seattle and Northern Virginia. Sila focuses on turning clients’ most complex business problems into functional solutions. Sila uses its extensive leadership skills and technical expertise, gained through years of industry and domain experience, to do what is best suited for its clients, its team and its community.
Valent Aerostructures supplies major, complex sub-assemblies for leading airframe manufacturers in the commercial aerospace, military fixed-wing, rotorcraft, missile and ground support and general aviation industries. Valent also has broad manufacturing capabilities and expertise allowing us to better control the supply chain and mitigate risk, while ensuring quality and on-time delivery.
ARINC Engineering Services, LLC
ARINC Engineering Services, LLC is a solutions-driven company with end-to-end capabilities in the commercial, defense and government industries. It provides communications, engineering, and integration services to deliver mission-critical solutions around the globe and has supported the U.S. military for more than fifty years. Headquartered in Annapolis, Md., with regional headquarters in London and Singapore, ARINC is ISO 9001certified.
Benchmark Electronics, Inc.
Benchmark Electronics, Inc. is in the business of manufacturing electronics and providing services to original equipment manufacturers of telecommunication equipment, computers and related products for business enterprises, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products and medical devices.
Glovia International is one of the world's most experienced and solidly backed enterprise software firms. For more than thirty years, Glovia has helped manufacturers to manage, improve and grow their businesses.
Moritz Aerospace specializes in the design, development and manufacture of electronic processing, monitoring and control systems for the aerospace, marine and transportation industries. Located in Hatfield, Pa., Moritz specializes in four key aviation product platforms: digital power distribution, fuel gauging and management, data acquisition systems and cockpit/cabin controls.
Oceanit is a diversified science and engineering company started 26 years ago, whose clients include private businesses and leading government organizations. Oceanit employs 165 scientists, engineers and professionals in Hawaii (on Oahu, Maui and Kauai), California, Washington,D.C., and Texas. The company has built a reputation for developing innovative solutions to complex global problems for the ocean, earth, space, medical and defense fields.
Pelican Products is a global manufacturer of advanced lighting systems, rugged protector cases and shipping containers with annual sales in excess of $300 million. Its facilities include six manufacturing plants and distribution centers and numerous sales offices around the world.
Safran USA, Inc.
Safran USA, Inc. is a global high technology company with concentrations in aerospace, defense and security. Operating in 20 states through some 35 companies, the Safran group has more than 5,000 employees in the United States.
ThyssenKrupp Aerospace North America
ThyssenKrupp Aerospace North America focuses on supplying aerospace raw materials and finished part logistics to the world's leading aerospace companies and their supply chains.
The World Academy
The World Academy provides training programs and seminars for global trade associations, public seminars and custom made in-house training programs for all phases of export/import logistics and compliance including hazardous materials, letters of credit, harmonized tariff schedules, INCO Terms and other topics needed to compete in today's global trade arena.