Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., headquartered in Wichita, KS, USA, is one of the largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial, military and business/regional jets in the world. Spirit's people, capabilities and state-of-the-art technologies provide customers with high-quality, high-value, cost competitive products and services. Spirit brings more than 80 years of experience with the world's most successful and admired aircraft manufacturers.
With a global footprint of 15.4 million square feet, Spirit facilities can be found in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Malaysia and China. Spirit employs more than 16,000 skilled and professional workers at its facilities in North America, Asia and Europe. The company also relies on a broad network of suppliers and partners around the world, which ensures a smooth flow from raw material to parts, assemblies and delivery to the customer.
Spirit is a leader in designing and manufacturing large complex, contoured assemblies. As a high-volume producer of aerospace products; including composite and metallic aircraft fuselages, propulsion systems, and wing structures; for both commercial and military customers, we offer;
- Turn-key design, manufacture and fleet support
- Automated fastening technology
- Industry-leading composite design/manufacturing processes
- Global supply chain management network
- Rapid response to emergent requirements
- Test expertise in research & production applications
World-class research and development maintains Spirit's position as an innovative partner for our OEM customers' new product development activities. Spirit engineers possess a broad base of engineering skills in metal and composite fabrication and assembly; chemical processing and finishing; tooling design and development; quality and precision measurement technology; systems and controls. Since the company was formed, Spirit has filed nearly 300 invention disclosures and holds over 85 patents and patents pending.