How Spirit AeroSystems Keeps Supply Chain Issues Under Control

Spirit AeroSystems facility
“This is a state-of-the-art system that can move parts from suppliers to the factory floor in the most efficient way possible,” Spirit AeroSystems CEO Tom Gentile says.
Credit: Spirit AeroSystems
Supply chain disruptions were a key theme of first-quarter 2022 earnings reports, and few places in aerospace manufacturing better illustrate the crunch than Tier 1. There, companies such as Spirit AeroSystems face pressure from their OEM customers to perform—as well as live with their vagaries...
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

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