Georgetown, TX, November 21, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- What began in 1958 as a small venture between friends, AirBorn Inc. was launched to produce innovative and high-quality electronic connectors for futuristic fighter jets. 60 years later, AirBorn has grown into a global powerhouse that has thrived on providing customers unmatched quality.
AirBorn, Inc., founded in Northwest Dallas in 1958, earned its name by producing highly-reliable electronic connectors for the burgeoning Aerospace market aboard some of the nation’s most iconic fighter jets.
Since the 1950s, AirBorn’s components have been designed into many historical projects including human spaceflight and deep space exploration. AirBorn’s components are also an integral part of military helicopters, heavy tanks, armored vehicles, missile systems, and submarines.
“What started as a mission to produce high-quality connectors for use in a futuristic fighter has evolved into a global operation known for its relentless dedication to quality and innovation,” AirBorn CEO Cindy Lewis said.
Headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, the company now employs nearly 1,600 team members across 10 locations worldwide, including nearly 800 in three Texas locations.
AirBorn’s capabilities have grown to include manufacturing cable, flex, and printed circuit board assemblies, custom power supplies, high-level assemblies, and complete box builds. AirBorn’s “Model-to-Market” offers customers holistic project management services as it progresses through the design, prototype, testing, certification, and mass-production phases — all under one roof.
Today, AirBorn is a 100% employee owned whose core business is engineering & manufacturing specialized connectors & electronic components for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) ranging from defense contractors, public and private space exploration and cutting edge medical equipment designers.
“For nearly 60 years, AirBorn has worked closely with customers to design, build and deliver ultra-high reliability from our interconnects, assemblies and electronic manufacturing services, and we look forward to many more years of providing the quality that customers have trusted since 1958,” the company’s Chief Operating Officer Michael Cole said.