— Alexandre Blinov, Maintenance Manager, Koss Aerospace
When we asked Alexandre Blinov, Maintenance Manager of Koss Aerospace - a state-of-the-art, tier-1 manufacturer of structural aircraft components and assemblies for the aerospace industry - what he thought of their DV Systems rotary screw air compressor, he communicated how impressed they are with it’s dependable and efficient operation, always ensuring that their in-house machining, processing & assembly demands are met consistently and reliably.
Koss Aerospace is a Tier-1 manufacturer of structural aircraft components and assemblies, having over 40 years of experience serving commercial aerospace and defense customer’s worldwide.
Koss Aerospace is a vertically integrated manufacturer with in-house capabilities for machining, processing, and assembly resulting in a seamless integration of functions.
Koss Aerospace provides integrated manufacturing solutions for: High-Speed, Multi-Axis Machining, Complete Metal Finishing, Assemblies, Kitting, Program Management, and Supply Chain Management.
Koss Aerospace is committed to lean manufacturing and continuous improvements. In 2009 we began the process of transforming our company into a lean enterprise. Our objective was to eliminate waste and improve the overall efficiency of the operation.
We focused our efforts on the following activities:
5S and visual management implementation
Set up Time and Cycle Time reduction
Employee empowerment and recognition
Standardized tooling and setups for quick change over
Hiring a dedicated continuous improvement manager focused on lean activities
Koss Aerospace has made a firm commitment to operational excellence and continuous improvements. Over the past 2 years, Koss has seen dramatic improvements in the overall performance maintaining over 95% on-time delivery and a quality rating of 99.5%.