What Can OCMs Do to Retain Long-Standing OEM Customers?

By Logan Wamsley

There is very little understanding as of now to just what the long-term effects of COVID-19 will be for supply chains, and more specifically, supply chains as they relate to component manufacturers (OCMs). Recent news has been somewhat positive as many component manufacturers prepare to resume production, but resuming at full capacity is largely out…

As GE Healthcare Ramps Up Ventilator Production, VP Mike Pence Expresses Gratitude

By Logan Wamsley

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage American lives, Partstat customer GE Healthcare has been hard at work manufacturing ventilators to support the life-saving measures healthcare technicians are providing across the country. According to GE Healthcare, overall ventilator production in their Madison, Wisconsin plant has doubled, and it anticipates building 50,000 ventilators by July. This…

Aerospace OEMs Are Facing a Working Capital Crisis – This Can Help

By Logan Wamsley

Most aviation-related manufacturers run at tight margins even in the best of times, so the shock of the COVID-19-related shutdown of many supply lines has been difficult to overcome, to say the least. It is worth noting that the current crisis also comes at a time when aviation manufacturing is already struggling. Parts suppliers, component…