Assemblies, Complex Assemblies & Kits

Summit Aviation Manufacturing offers full-service assembly of complex multilevel aerospace structures, complex machined assemblies, complete sub-assemblies and kits.
In our fully equipped, advanced-technology facilities in Somerset, KY, and Kernersville, NC, we have the equipment, workforce and production capacity to full service assembly, including handling everything from simple sheet metal sub-assemblies and benchtop work to major jig-level assembly projects.
Summit offers:
A high level of expertise in building major structures and complex sub-assemblies
An assembly team that employs a seamless, fully integrated approach to maximize quality, efficiency and performance
Sophisticated processes and procedures to design and develop assembly processes, tools and fixtures
The ability to create visual work instructions, and to develop and implement Kanban* systems to support in-process kits
Meeting our customers' needs
Our staff is continually training and developing new techniques to meet our customers’ needs. Our substantial experience in full service assembly technologies - including riveting, sealing, bearing and bushing installation – is coupled with a lean kitting process to ensure that all assembly components are ready for production when needed.

Summit has created and maintained many full service assembly programs for major clients – including the fuel system for aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels precision aerobatic flying team.

We have also served such companies as Boeing, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Quest, Sikorsky Aircraft and others.
Core Competencies
  • Low- and high-volume manufacturing
  • Complete management of integrated supply chains for complex assemblies
  • Manufacture and assembly of airframe components
  • Manufacture and assembly of dynamic components (transmissions, engine assembly)
  • Spares support for items such as control rods, gaskets, seals, struts and skid assemblies
  • Full paint capabilities
  • Build-to-print
* Kanban is a scheduling system for lean manufacturing and just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing that is designed to improve efficiency.
Contact us today to see how Summit Aviation Manufacturing can serve your assembly and kitting needs.
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