Opinion: Why Civil Aerospace Is Turning Off Tier 1 Suppliers

Life appears to be good for Tier 1 suppliers. Operating margins of the largest average 15%, and aggregate aerospace revenue for this group reached $57 billion in 2014, up from $49 billion in 2010. The massive jetliner backlog provides a solid base of business for the foreseeable future. Yet below...
Kevin Michaels

Contributing columnist Kevin Michaels is managing director of AeroDynamic Advisory in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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