Suppliers Face Existential Decisions After COVID-19 Crisis

AeroSystems manufacturing plant
Experts see 30-50% excess capacity across A&D manufacturing and a threat that around 20% of lower-tier suppliers could exit the industry in coming years.
Credit: Spirit AeroSystems
Flight Paths Forward: Future of the Commercial Aerospace Supply Chain Suppliers across the western aerospace and defense industrial base faced an existential crisis entering the second half of 2020. Commercial air travel, the lifeblood of industry, took a body blow in the first half of the year with...
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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