Taking the "Cost out of the Cost™"
Aggregate Demand Model (ADM)™
Boeing/MAMA Joint Counseling Session
A large delegation of MAMA Members met with Boeing Defense, Space and Security Program and Purchasing Managers March 13, 2017 during AUSA's Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama.
March 13 meeting reviews are in:
"This was an awesome networking opportunity, I felt this was exceptionally value added for the BOEING Team and MAMA Members both." -- Fred Longcore, AUTODIE-LLC
"Great opportunity to get my company's capabilities in front of a major aerospace and defense contractor." -- Martyn Acreman, Matereon.
"MAMA events are always worthwhile" -- Wayne Dula, Loc Performance Products, Inc.
"MAMA events are ALWAYS excellent. They really work hard to make these happen and they are a great benefit to all members who take part" -- Ron Morrison, Schupan, Inc.
"The groundwork and preparation leading up to the Boeing Supplier meetings was outstanding by the MAMA team. Their assistance in introducing and connecting Boeing personnel to MAMA companies is a real advantage." -- Paul Munzenberger, Design Systems, Inc.
"MAMA is not only the vehicle that delivers you to a new customer's front door, but it is a way to surround yourself with a strong network of great people." -- Jamie Spitzer, Precision Machine Inc.
Expo: April 26-27
Macomb Community College Expo Center
The top military exposition and networking event featuring
US Army TACOM, TARDEC, ACC, OEMs.
What to expect:
MAMA’s Brown: Michigan aerospace suppliers could help OEMs with cost savings
Brown spoke with MiBiz regarding the opportunities and challenges for aerospace suppliers going into 2017.
Sen. Peters to Join Senate Armed Services Committee
U.S. Senator Gary Peters announced he has been appointed to the Senate Committee on Armed Services for the 115th Congress, subject to ratification by the Democratic Caucus. Peters will also continue to serve on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee; Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee; and the Joint Economic Committee.
MAMA Member News:
Sciaky to Deliver Large, Industrial-Scale
Metal 3D Printer to Airbus
Sciaky’s Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM™) system will help the leading aircraft manufacturer save significant time and cost on the production of large titanium structural parts.
MAMA Receives Missile Defense Advocacy Award
MAMA Holds Ground-based Missile Defense System Briefing for Michigan Aerospace Manufacturing Firms
Schupan & Sons and The Air Zoo
2016 Farnborough International Airshow
2016 Farnborough International Airshow (July 11-17)
MAMA delegation visiting the Boeing Chalet.
L to R: Dave Pascoe, Weldaloy; Tim Keating, EVP Boeing; Jennifer Lowe, VP Boeing; Gavin Brown, MAMA; and Jamie Tollon, Futuramic Tool & Engineering Company.
2016 Huntsville Trade Mission
MAMA delegation visiting the United Launch Alliance facility near Huntsville, Alabama -- May 2016.
The Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association organized and led a delegation of twenty Michigan based aerospace suppliers to visit procurement officials at Boeing Defense, Space & Security and United Launch Alliance in Huntsville, Alabama.
Some comments by participants:
Full trip follow-up survey can be found here.
The mission of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (“MAMA”) is to: serve and represent the interests of Michigan’s aerospace and defense manufacturing firms with a single unified voice; to provide educational programs and industry research to its members; and to promote the State of Michigan’s aerospace and defense manufacturing community within the global industry.
MAMA’s objective is to be the supply chain of choice that is recognized for taking the "costs out of cost" for services, manufactured components, assemblies and complete systems. We are designed to take the risk out of the supply chain by having the best in class suppliers for cost, quality and delivery.