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Argosy opens facility to expand aerospace material manufacturing

News International-French

18 Apr 2016

The supplier of advanced composites and related materials to the Asia Pacific aerospace industry, has started construction of their 2,300 square-meter manufacturing facility located in Taichung City, Taiwan.

The facility is located in the Taichung Duty Free Zone and will be qualified to AS9100. It includes a clean room, cutting table, and freezer to process cut-to-shape composite kits. The configuration of the new space will allow the company to provide composite aerospace manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region with composite kitted solutions.

"Argosy Taiwan Aerospace Materials (ATAM) builds on the success of Argosy's Vendor Managed Inventory program which was originally launched in 2006," according to Ryan Flugel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Argosy. "This facility is multi-customer oriented, and can be easily replicated in other locations to support customer's growth and requirements. We are excited about expanding our manufacturing capabilities with this new large facility. This will enable us to increase capacity and expand our capabilities in providing innovative solutions to our customers."

About Argosy International:
Established in the United States in 1988 as a trading company, Argosy began to focus on the commercial aerospace market in Asia when the Company became the material solutions provider for composite materials and specialty chemicals to a major aerospace manufacturer. To support this business, the company opened its first overseas office in Taiwan. Over the next five years, Argosy became a key supplier to China and was well positioned in this market when outsourcing to Asia by aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing, Sikorsky, Honeywell and Eurocopter took off in 2000. To serve the needs of the market, Argosy opened offices in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, China as well as in Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India and Australia. Currently, Argosy is an approved supplier to every major aerospace contractor in Asia, excluding Japan.

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