thyssenkrupp Aerospace and the Mecachrome Group, one of the five largest manufacturers of aerospace parts in Europe, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a five-year extension of their existing long-term partnership.
With the increased demand for materials in the aerospace and defence (A&D) industry, maintaining a robust and flexible supply chain is crucial. To address the challenges of securing the supply of materials and reducing the total cost of acquisition, 3PL (third-party logistics) and 4PL (fourth-party logistics) models have emerged as valuable solutions.
Deutsche Aircraft and thyssenkrupp Aerospace have announced they are entering into a long-term frame agreement for an integrated end-to-end supply chain solution for material management for the D328eco aircraft.
Billy Kingsbury, CEO of thyssenkrupp Materials UK looks back on his career in materials distribution and reflects on dealing with various challenging situations integral to the fluctuant and complex materials and supply chain market.
In October, the world’s leading manufacturer of combat and fast jet trainer aircraft, BAE Systems Air held its supplier conference, attended by thyssenkrupp Materials UK’s global key account manager, Bob Blackhurst.
thyssenkrupp Aerospace and Saab have announced that they will prolong their partnership. Under the new agreement, the company will become the materials supplier for Saab’s subcontractors all over the world. The aerospace and supply chain experts will take care of the warehousing and quality inspection activities for the Swedish aircraft manufacturer.
thyssenkrupp Materials Services, a leading materials supplier and supply chain solutions provider, and Industria de Turbo Propulsores (ITP), a Spanish global operator and foremost manufacturer of aircraft engine turbines, components and associated services for the aerospace sector, have agreed to extend their existing strategic cooperation until the end of 2024.
With the growing skills gap in the industry, promoting STEM education among young people and inspiring the new generations to pursue aerospace careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is vital for the market’s continued growth and development.