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Kaman’ supply chain acumen helps real in MHICA contracts

Kaman Integrated Structures and Metallics has announced that their Mexico facility has been awarded the production, manufacture, and supply of Bombardier Challenger CL350 and Global Express 5000/6000 metallic detail wing structure packages from MHI Canada Aerospace Inc. (MHICA), a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.


May 19, 2016
By Kaman

“The MHICA awards result from Kaman’s ability to align directly with our customer’s supply chain strategic goals of cost competitiveness, superior quality and schedule performance. We are pleased that MHICA has selected Kaman as a new North American supplier of wing structure details.”“We view these awards as the beginning of a long term and productive relationship between Kaman and MHICA. Kaman is very proud to become a valued and important supplier to MHICA,” stated Will Zmyndak, VP and general manager, KISM.

Jim Larwood, President, Kaman Aerosystems, stated, “The MHICA awards result from Kaman’s ability to align directly with our customer’s supply chain strategic goals of cost competitiveness, superior quality and schedule performance. We are pleased that MHICA has selected Kaman as a new North American supplier of wing structure details.”

MHICA produces the CL350 and Global 5000/6000 wing assemblies for Bombardier at its Toronto manufacturing facility.

All metallic detail parts and kits will be manufactured and delivered from Kaman’s KISM facility in Chihuahua, Mexico. Deliveries will begin this year and extend through 2020.   

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