Our nearly 80 years of aerospace industry experience ensure that OEMs can expect consistent, uncompromised quality and expert guidance from CSS. We have experience in meeting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines and have worked with some of the most recognized leaders in the industry, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, GE Aviation, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon, BAE Systems, and Sikorsky. We even maintain parts stores for many of our regular customers.
CSS is renowned for creating complex aircraft parts, including small parts that demand highly accurate close tolerances, with safety-critical components that are used in aircraft engines, cockpit instrumentation, and flight landing systems. Today we produce over 500 different components needed for the aerospace industry, from wire harness clips that secure wires inside aircraft engines to frost shield assemblies on laser guidance systems for missiles and smart bombs. Our aerospace components include:
In addition to being AS9100 certified, CSS complies with ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and EAR (Export Administration Regulations), which highlights our vigilance in complying with the most stringent performance standards. We have been awarded some of the highest profile government contracts for groundbreaking aircraft and military applications. Our topflight quality management systems are just some of the reasons that we are able to secure these contracts. We are an authorized government spare parts supplier, as well as a special Department of Defense Trading Partner that is registered with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). We also hold a Commercial and Government Entity code (CAGE code 81753) for our direct shipments to federal agencies.
We have been providing source release programs for many major aircraft manufacturers for over the past 30 years. Being source released allows these industry players to meet even faster production and delivery timelines. With the help of our program, they no longer need to wait for source inspection, becoming even better equipped to meet the challenging needs of their space.