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  • Manufacturing Technical Assistance

    1. 1. Manufacturing Technical Assistance Production Program
    2. 2. Overview The Air Force Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (SAF/SB) established the Manufacturing Technical Assistance Production Program (MTAPP) in 1997. Its Purpose: To assist in increasing and enhancing the competitiveness of small manufacturing firms in support of the Air Force, Department of Defense (DoD) and their major Prime Contractors. MTAPP is managed out of the Air Force Outreach Program Office (AFOPO), Brooks City-Base, Texas.
    3. 3. Focus <ul><li>Small business solutions to industrial policy issues </li></ul><ul><li>Critical shortages of spare parts </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainment support for legacy weapons / platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain surge production capability </li></ul><ul><li>Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortage (DMSMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing competition in commodity areas </li></ul><ul><li>Source of ‘best in class’ suppliers </li></ul>
    4. 4. Stakeholders and Partners <ul><li>Air Force Small Business </li></ul><ul><li>Air Force Material Command (AFMC) </li></ul><ul><li>Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) </li></ul><ul><li>Office of the Secretary of Defense </li></ul><ul><li>Air Force Research Laboratory </li></ul><ul><li>TACOM </li></ul><ul><li>Other Key AF / DoD Suppliers </li></ul><ul><li>Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company </li></ul><ul><li>Raytheon </li></ul><ul><li>Boeing </li></ul><ul><li>Northrop Grumman </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Associations (AIA, NAM) </li></ul><ul><li>Other Government Agencies </li></ul>
    5. 5. Supplier Development MTAPP Supplier Development Framework: Exit Assessment CIP MTAPP Support Center Hands on Technical Assistance Comprehensive Assessment Continuous Improvement Plan (CIP) Selection of New Suppliers Study Input MTAPP Stakeholder Outreach MTAPP Summit MTAPP Steering Committee Supplier MTAPP Research Study Supplier Requirements Determined Nominations Selection Criteria: CIP Objectives: • Financial strength • Ext. market factors • Technical capability • Gap analysis with solution req’s 12 months to complete the CIP 90 days “Hands On” CIP Outcome <ul><li>Best in class </li></ul><ul><li>supplier </li></ul>Identifications • MTAPP stakeholders / partners • MTAPP stakeholders / partners <ul><li>Min requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Bus. Performance </li></ul><ul><li>Capabilities match’ </li></ul><ul><li>study findings </li></ul><ul><li>Socio-economic </li></ul><ul><li>classifications a + </li></ul>
    6. 6. Criteria for Membership: <ul><li>Must be a small business (manufacturer) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Within “Study” identified commodity group(s) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stable business footing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>At least 2 years in business </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>10 employees and $2M/annually </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing quality program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Willingness to contribute to the MTAPP mission </li></ul></ul>Supplier Development
    7. 7. MTAPP Suppliers Profile <ul><li>79 Small manufacturers participate in AF MTAPP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 “Alumni” companies (technical assistance complete) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>27 “Active” companies (technical assistance near completion) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22 “Newly identified participants” (undergoing assessment and technical assistance ) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Socio-classifications of MTAPP companies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15 HUBZone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>28 Woman owned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 Native American </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7- 8(a) Companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16 Small disadvantaged businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Service disabled veteran owned businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MTAPP suppliers supply chain efforts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MTAPP companies active in the supply chain in FY04 – 70 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defense related revenues = $315.M </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct to DoD Revenues - $74M </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. MTAPP Companies SOUTH WEST (15) Composites Horizons (CA) A.T. Waveguide (CA) Lyncole XT Grounding (CA) Loud Engineering (CA) Santourian Mfg (CA) Denny’s Precision (CA) TEAM Specialty (NM) A&M Aerospace (CO) Regent Aerospace, CA Castle Precision (CA) Foam Matrix (CA) Graphics Research (CA) Independent Forge (CA) Kit Pack Co., Inc. (NM) Sierra Monolithics (CA) NORTH WEST (5) Aero Twin (AK) Integrated Tech. (WA) Superior Machine (AK) Unitech Composites (ID) A&S Tribal (MT) MTAPP COMPANIES PRE 2004 NEW MTAPP COMPANIES 2004/5 NORTH CENTRAL (11) A.M. Precision Mach. (IL) C&F Machine Corp (IL) Stanek Tool Corp (WI) Total Conc. of Design (IN) Micropulse Inc. (IN) ElectroOptics Mfg. (MI) Interface systems (KS) Polster Tool Eng. (MO) NORTH EAST (20) Creative Apparel(ME) Orion Ropeworks (ME) Trireme Mfg. (MA) ICDI (CT) Hicksville Machine (NY) Elec. Connectors (PA) Gentile Mfg. (PA) Penn Metal (PA) Sheet Metal Products (OH) Durivage Pattern(OH) Precision Component (OH) Boneal (KY) Eagle Tool(OH) E2 Precision (OH) Electro Energy (CT) Space-Craft(CT) Lenape Forge (PA) Vermont Aerospace (VT) Ashland Electric (NH) Tens Machine (NY) SOUTH EAST (17) Advanced Design Sys. (FL) Bryant’s Precision Mfg. (FL) Certified Mfg. (FL) Custom Mfg. (FL) EJM Aerospace Svc. (FL) Global Mfg. (FL) Tampa Brass & Alum. (FL) Muskogee Metalworks (AL) Patterson Machine (AL) Patriot Machine (MO) Tech. Solutions (MO) Plasco Formulating Div (MI) Quality Networks (AL) R&D Electronics(AL) Talladega Machinery (AL) Precision Machining (TN) Volumatic, Inc. (GA) Nor-Ral Plastics (GA) Carmin Industries (AL) Phoenix Specialty Mfg (SC) SOUTH CENTRAL (11) AAA Machine (TX) Aero CNC (TX) Hi-Tech Metal Finishing (TX) Precise Industries (TX) Witter Mfg (TX) Mayday Manufacturing (TX) Hood Cable Co. (MS) Tal-Port Industries (MS) CENTECH Group(OK) M2 Technologies (TX) Valco Mfg. (OK)
    9. 9. MTAPP Contacts Websites: Air Force Outreach Program Office 3315 Sidney Brooks Brooks City-Base, TX 78235 (210) 536-1317 Location Ms. Sharon Gustaitis MTAPP Asst Program Manager Ms. Mallie Vann MTAPP Program Manager LtCol William Blakeman Chief, MTAPP Program
    10. 10. Providing a capable supplier network for commodity shortages and a strengthened U.S. manufacturing sector.