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AIAM Welcomes Airway Welding Inc. as New Member

December 2, 2022

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is excited to announce that it has added Airway Welding Inc. as a new member! “For more than 60 years, Airway Welding Inc. has provided the highest quality welding services to the aerospace, defense and medical industries. The materials we work with provide challenges in traditional welding. Our highly focused welding meets these challenges, delivering precise and reliable welds to meet stringent tolerances and any applicable standards.” Learn more about our new member here.

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Member News | Rockwell Automation

November 30, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: Ford Motor Company has chosen Rockwell Automation as its vehicle operations primary controls and solutions provider for its next three electric car manufacturing locations! “We are strengthening the commitment to build world class electric vehicles for the future and fortifying the relationship between Rockwell and Ford that has been in place for more than 75 years,” said Blake Moret, Chairman and CEO of Rockwell Automation. “We look forward to working closely with Ford and its ecosystem over the next several years to accelerate business outcomes and advance

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AIAM Welcomes PT Tech as New Member

November 22, 2022

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is excited to announce that it has added PT Tech as a new member! “Since 1996, Product Tooling and Technologies has provided rapid prototyping and low-volume production for customers who require excellent service, high quality, and reliable delivery. PT Tech has a very diverse service offering of metal stamping, sheet metal fabrication/laser cutting, CNC milling, plastic blow molding, injection molding and tool making. They also offer a host of secondary services including welding assembly and inserts both on the metals and plastics side. They

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Member News | Danlaw

November 15, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: Danlaw Inc., based in Michigan, has purchased Maspatechnologies SL, a Barcelona Supercomputing Center spin-off. The acquisition strengthens Rapita Systems’ multicore verification capabilities and provides an end-to-end solution for analyzing and certifying next-generation multicore embedded avionics and automotive systems. Click here to learn more about Danlaw Inc.’s most recent acquisition.

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AIAM Welcomes Titanium Industries as New Member

November 11, 2022

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is excited to announce that it has added Titanium Industries as a new member! “T.I. is the global leader in speciality metals & titanium supply for the Aerospace, Defense, Industrial, Medical and Oil & Gas markets. Holding the world’s most complete inventory of Titanium Round & Rectangle Bar, Titanium Plate, Titanium Sheet, Titanium Pipe & Fittings and other speciality metals across a global service center network, T.I. delivers supply solutions at all levels of sophistication and complexity. With a globally experienced and technically driven

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Member News | Orbitform

November 9, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: Last week, Orbitform successfully completed the acquisition of Davison Tool Service Inc! Since 1966, Michigan-based Davison Tool Service, Inc. has supplied OEM and aftermarket manufacturers with a full line of anvils and rollsets.  “Orbitform stands ready to support Davison Tool’s previous customers, whether it is with tooling, replacement parts, service, or new equipment. Our Spare Parts and Tooling Department understands how critical parts and tooling are to equipment maintenance and minimizing machine downtime. Contact us today to discuss your tooling needs.” For more information on Orbitform, click

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A Note from Tony | November 2022

October 31, 2022

Hello, AIAM Business Community, AIAM events this summer and fall have continued to be rich with opportunities for connections across our industry. Through our popular industry luncheons, golf outing, and conference formats, we have prioritized gathering in person with members to share our connections, experiences, and perspectives in aerospace.  Additionally, the Women of AIAM (WAIAM) developed a unique competition specifically for 4th-8th grade girls challenging them to create a sustainable flight solution for a problem. 92 students from 27 cities across the entire state worked in 33 teams.  Their results

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Member News | Woodward, Inc.

October 28, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: Woodward, Inc. announced a streamlined Aerospace and Industrial organizational structure and leadership to boost customer sales, simplify operations, and increase profitability. Chair and Chief Executive Officer Chip Blankenship said, “The changes we are making to our business structure and leadership will reduce complexity and improve operational performance to better serve our customers.” Read more on Woodward’s new organizational structure here.

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AIAM Welcomes Longyear as New Member

October 24, 2022

The Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan is excited to announce that it has added Longyear as a new member! “Longyear is a privately held entrepreneurial asset management company based in Michigan. We have a 150-year track record for embracing opportunity and growing long-term value. Our current portfolio includes significant holdings of commercial timberlands and ferrous and nonferrous mineral rights, lumber manufacturing, advanced manufacturing, and public/private investments. ” Learn more about our new member here.

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Member News | Rockwell Automation

October 18, 2022

AIAM Member News✈️: Rockwell Automation, Inc., a leader in industrial automation and digital transformation, has released FactoryTalk Design Hub, a cloud-based tool that simplifies and improves automation design. “In this new age of ‘work from anywhere,’ having centralized, on-demand design tools is critical for businesses to scale production and easily adapt to evolving customer needs,” said Brian Shepherd, senior vice president, software and control at Rockwell. “FactoryTalk Design Hub gives manufacturing engineers access to the full breadth of Rockwell Automation tools and capabilities in a centralized nexus for successful design

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