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Profitable and Flexible CNC Manufacturing for Aerospace & Defense industries

For decades, companies like BAE, Lockheed Martin, SKF and MTU as well as many tier-level suppliers have worked together with Fastems for leading CNC automation solutions in aersopace and defense industries. Our automation enables high spindle hours and resource utilization, fast and reliable lead times, constant quality, full traceability and proactive production planning. Want to know how? Download our CNC automation guide from below!

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The ‘What’, ‘Why’ and ‘How’ of Automation

Take a look on the typical applications, the production challenges, automation benefits and the best practices around automation below to understand the relevance of automation for the aerospace and defense industry.

CNC automation applications include parts for:

  • Jet engines (e.g. turbine blades or axels) ​
  • Fuselage parts
  • Wing ribs/skeletons
  • Landing gear​
  • Helicopters and drones​
  • Armored vehicles​
  • Aerospace hydraulics and actuation
  • Aircraft brake components

See our Aerospace & Defense Case Stories

Production Challenges and Automation Benefits:

  • More customization and amount of variants​
  • Shorter lead times and planning horizon​
  • Costs & tied capital reduction​
  • Demand variance​
  • Traceability needs​
  • Availability of workers​
  • Constant quality

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Automaton Solves Labor Challenges

Automate Production – Not Just Movement

Learn how to get the most out of your CNC machines and other equipment by applying batch production automation best practices summarized below:

  1. Stabilize and integrate manufacturing process steps
  2. Automate physical part transfers throughout the value chain
  3. Benefit from automated, intelligent production planning software

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Case Examples from the Aerospace & Defense Industry

Here you can find a few success stories we have delivered for the aerospace and defense industry.

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Solution Finder

Use the filters below to find the suitable automation solution for your manufacturing setup. Please note Fastems is an open integrator and therefore able to integrate almost any machine tool in the world, so if you can’t find what you were looking for, just contact us directly!

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Next steps? Download the Guide for Aerospace Automation!

If you are under consideration on how to reduce cost per unit, cut down setup costs, increase unmanned production or reduce WIP or inventory, this guide is the one to download.

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