Aerospace supply chain strategies are prone to ebb and flow. The post-World War II era, characterized by vertical integration and insourcing, gave way to outsourcing and partnering in the 1990s and 2000s as companies pursued market access, business simplification and labor arbitrage. So it is interesting that five leading companies now appear to be embracing vertical integration. Why are they doing it, and is this the start of a larger trend? Just one decade after ...

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