Innoventor named <br />2009 “Outstanding Small Business Performance” company by Lockheed Martin Corporation.<br /><ul><li>Result of Innoventor’s Long-term affiliation with LMCO.
Recognition of consecutive successful delivery performance.
Successfully meeting the program goals of the F-35.</li></li></ul><li>Letter of Commendation<br />From Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Facilities Department<br />And F -35 Program<br />To<br />Innoventor, Inc<br />March 1, 2006<br />“Please accept our gratitude and acknowledgement of a job well done with regards to the platform for the Electronic Mate Assembly Station(EMAS)#1 that was completed in May 2005….The demand for top-notch form, fit and function of all peripherals related to the production of the F-35 is tantamount to the assembly of the world’s finest fight aircraft and the plat form you designed and installed is a fine example of this….”<br />Don Kinard R.S. Wiggins<br />Director Director<br />F-35 Manufacturing Engineering Facilities & Plant Engineering<br />
Lockheed Martin Summary of F-35 Manufacturing Equipment<br /><ul><li> Avionic PAO Check Out System
4 sets Crew Station Stands</li></li></ul><li>Lockheed Martin F-35 JSF Electronic & Mate Assembly System<br /><ul><li>The assembly of the first F-35 aircraft required a massive manufacturing platform.
The EMAS is a “tooling” system that brings the fuselage sections and wing into alignment.
Completed, the aircraft is lifted out of the platform as an assembled unit. </li></li></ul><li>F-35 JSF – Moving Assembly Line<br />Four Stage Jack<br />Hydraulic motor for Jack locking<br />Wire Encoder<br />Autonomous Ground Vehicle<br />
F-35 JSF – Moving Assembly Line<br /><ul><li>An assembly line that takes the nearly completed aircraft through the final stages of assembly.
Each station accommodates one aircraft, LRIP utilizes 4-5 systems, full rate will utilize 22 systems.
Speed is continuous and fully variable from 1 inch per hour to up to 60 inches per minute.
A control system keeps each ALWS in line with the intended path and prevents collision.
A feature that forces an automatic emergency stop in case of a control system violation. </li></li></ul><li>F-35 Final<br /><ul><li>For engine install
Holds extremely tight tolerance on a/c location.
Accommodates all three variants of aircrafts. </li></li></ul><li>F-35 JSF Paint Cell Stands<br /><ul><li>A fully engineered product using 3-D modeling for a precision fit around the F-35 aircraft. </li></li></ul><li>F-35 JSF – BF-01 STOVL<br />Innoventor Work Stands<br />
F-35 JSF – BF-01 STOVL<br />Innoventor Work Stands<br />
F-35 JSF Forward Fuselage CG Leveling Bar<br /><ul><li>Loads the fuselage and other heavy, complex components in the assembly of the aircraft. </li></li></ul><li>Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth, Texas Facility<br />F-35 Assembly<br />
Lockheed Martin<br />F-35 JSF<br />Innoventor has a large footprint for the F-35 production for Lockheed Martin.The Latest Techniques for Lean Manufacturing were implemented on all Innoventor production equipment.Lockheed Martin has experienced tremendous labor savings as a result of this equipment.<br />
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