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  • Alaska Airlines Employee Assistance Fund Golf Outing
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    Seattle, Washington – July 21st 2018 - AFS joined up with Alaska's Chris Berry and Mike Levar in support of the Alaska Airllnes Employee Assistance Fund at the Washington National Golf Course.  AFS VP of Sales, Paul Pemberton said, "Outside of my struggles on the links, it was a fantastic day with beautiful weather, a great group of people and in support of an important cause".

  • 2017 Georgia International Company of the Year Award
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    Atlanta, Georgia – October 11th, 2017 - The Atlanta Business Chronicle hosted their 36th annual award ceremony at the Atlanta History Center. This awards night honors International companies who have set up operations in Atlanta, Georgia.

    Airline Fabricare Systems partner FELLFAB® was awarded International Company of the Year, medium size business.   The goal of these awards is to recognize international organizations that are working to strengthen Georgia’s business community. The categories included; International Education Program, International Community, Global Nonprofit, International Company of the Year (Small, Medium, Large), and Lifetime Achievement.  

    FELLFAB® is headquartered in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. It opened its first US location in Atlanta and has been at its current location since 2010. Since then, the company has grown and flourished to become a leader in the engineered textile market, providing world class products to the Aviation, Rail, Defense, Space, and Industrial markets.

  • Performance Excellence Award
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    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada – May 24th, 2017 – Airline Fabricare Systems partner FELLFAB®, announced today that it received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award – Silver Level. The Boeing Company issues this award annually to recognize suppliers who achieved superior performance levels throughout a twelve-month period. This year’s performance period ran from October 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016.

    Boeing recognized 402 companies with the Silver Level Performance Excellence award from their global supplier network. Receiving a Boeing Performance Excellence Award – Silver Level from such a world-renowned company is a significant accomplishment. FELLFAB® has been awarded this prestigious award five times (2008, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016), this one marking the Company’s fourth consecutive. The Aviation Interior manufacturer was also the proud recipient of the Boeing Supplier of the Year – Interiors category in 2014.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® Hits the Links in Support of Susan G. Komen
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    Trophy Club, Texas – May 18th, 2017 – Airline Fabricare Systems® participated in a wonderful charity golf event with Envoy Air in support of the Susan G. Komen organization. Vice President of Sales, Paul Pemberton said, “It was a great opportunity to contribute to a worthy cause and enjoy a day of camaraderie on the golf course”.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® converts the first American Airlines 787-800 from Cloth to Leather
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    Fort Worth, Texas – January 10th, 2017Airline Fabricare Systems launched the American Airlines 787-800 conversion program on the evening of January 9th, 2017.  The AFS kick off conversion team, consisting of both management and frontline employees, worked in concert with the American Airlines Tech Ops group to convert the main cabin seating from cloth to leather.   

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® announces the hiring of Sami Tauber
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    Fort Worth, Texas – October 17th, 2016Airline Fabricare Systems® announces the hiring of Sami Tauber as our Customer Advocate to American Airlines and Six Sigma specialist.  Sami holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Northern Arizona University and a Masters of Business Administration in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Ms. Tauber is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and holds ISO 9001 (2008) and 13485, Internal Auditor (2014) certifications.  Company President Andy Albert noted that Sami brings with her a unique mix of elite level customer service and technical capabilities.  Sami is expected to quickly add to an already strong management team.

     

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® announces the hiring of Jonathan Owens
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    Fort Worth, Texas – October 3rd, 2016Airline Fabricare Systems® announces the hiring of Jonathan Owens, a recent graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelors in Finance and a minor in Business Management.  Jonathan will fill the role of Office Manager, handling invoicing, accounts payable and project management oversight.   Vice President of Sales Paul Pemberton noted that Jonathan brings a strong educational and practical background with him and is expected to make an immediate impact.

     

     

  • Boeing again honors our partner, FELLFAB®
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    Hamilton, Ontario – June 14th, 2016Our partner FELLFAB® announced today that it received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award – Silver Level. The Boeing Company issues this award annually to recognize suppliers who achieved superior performance levels throughout a twelve month time period. This year’s performance period ran from October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015.

    Boeing recognized 429 companies with the Silver Level Performance Excellence award from their global supplier network. Receiving a Boeing Performance Excellence Award – Silver Level from such a world renowned company is a significant accomplishment. FELLFAB® has been awarded this prestigious award for 3 consecutive years.  The Aviation Interior product manufacturer was also the proud recipient of the Boeing Supplier of the Year – Interior category in 2014.

    “The entire FELLFAB® Team is ecstatic. Winning the Performance Excellence Award – Silver Level for the third consecutive year is a phenomenal accomplishment! A notable aspect of this award is that it is measured over 12 month time period. To be selected your company needs to perform/deliver consistently for an entire year. It represents a great team, one that is looking to deliver superior quality products and world-class customer service. Congratulations to all involved.

     

  • Boeing honors our partner FELLFAB® for Exceptional Performance - Supplier of the Year Award!
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    WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2015 - Boeing [NYSE: BA] presented FELLFAB® with a Supplier of the Year award on April 15th for its exceptional performance and contributions to Boeing's overall success during 2014.  FELLFAB® supplies Cabin Curtains to all Boeing Commercial Aircraft programs - including spares.

    The Hamilton, Ontario, Canada based company was one of 14 companies and one university to receive a Supplier of the Year award, presented during a gala awards ceremony.  In 2014 Boeing spent $62 billion with more than 13,000 suppliers from 47 countries.

    The selection of the the winning suppliers is based on statistical measurements of quality, on-time delivery, post-delivery support, cost and their ability to anticipate and respond to changing customer requirements.

    FELLFAB® was honored in the category of Interiors.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® Hosts Monday Night Football Event
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    DALLAS TX, October 27, 2014  Airline Fabricare Systems® hosted American, Envoy and Southwest Airlines for a Monday Night Football Event at Cowboy's AT&T Stadium.  Steve White, VP of Sales said, "This was a fantastic event, great people in a great venue made for a great night!'.  Interior Engineering, Cabin Appearance, Purchasing, Material Planning, Procurement and Supply Chain Management experts from the three airlines made up the group. Company President, Andy Albert had this to say:  " We are fortunate to have the oportunity to know and work with some of the best in the airline business and to have a group of them all in the same room at the same time made for an outstanding night." 

     

  • Partner FELLFAB® successfully renews its AS9100C: ISO 9001 Certification for Design & Manufacture.
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    Hamilton Ontario, Atlanta GA, Fort Worth TX - 12 June 2014.  To become registered to the quality standards of AS9100C or ISO 9001, a company must undergo a comprehensive audit by a third party registar.  Our partner FELLFAB®, a world class manufacturer of innovative textile products successfully completed its AS9100C:2009 / ISO 9001:2008 audit in April of this year.  Registar, Orion Registar, Inc. certified all three of FELLFAB®'s facilities located in Hamilton Ontario, Atlanta Georgia and Fort Worth Texas. 

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® in Support of The March of Dimes
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    Airline Fabricare Systems® was one of the leading sponsors for a charity event in Atlanta supporting The March of Dimes and hosted by Southwest Airlines. The May 16th event brought in people from around the country for a common cause and raised more than $50,000. 

    The March of Dimes is working in local communities across the country, helping new mothers take charge of their health and supporting families when something goes wrong.  The March of Dimes also acts globally; sharing best practices in perinatal health and helping improve birth outcomes where the needs are most urgent.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® at the 2014 RAA Show
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    Airline Fabricare Systems® was in St. Louis May 13 - 15 at the RAA show - displaying our capabilities and meeting with prospective Regional Airline partners.  We enjoyed the opportunity to rekindle old friendships while making a number of new ones.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® Displays at the 2014 MRO Show
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    Airline Fabricare Systems® presented our cababilities at the MRO show in Phoenix April 8 - 10.  The show had over 10,000 attendees - driving a high volume of traffic to our booth.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® Shoots Dry Cleaning and Burn Testing Videos at AccuFleet Houston Plant
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    Houston, Texas - February 7, 2014 - Airline Fabricare Systems® visited the Houston plant with video crew in tow to shoot footage of our Dry Cleaning and Burn Testing Operations.  Look for these short informational videos to be added to our web site March 2014!

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® Shoots Manufacturing and Refurb Videos at Fellfab Atlanta Plant
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    Atlanta, Georgia - February 6, 2014 - Airline Fabricare Systems® visited our Atlanta Manufacturing and Refurbish Operation with a video crew in tow.  Coming next month will be a series of short videos designed to demonstrate our capabilities.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® Serves Lunch
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    Dallas, Texas - December 12, 2013 - Airline Fabricare Systems® served a "Thank You" lunch to employees in the Pioneers of Aviation Cultural Center at the Southwest Airlines Headquarters Facility.  The lunch was in recognition of the ongoing partnership between Southwest Airlines and Airline Fabicare Systems.  Over 100 employees from many different departments were served.

  • Airline Fabricare Systems® and Delta Airlines in Support of Breast Cancer Research
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    Atlanta, Georgia - October 11, 2013 - Airline Fabricare Systems® partnered with Delta Airlines in support of Breast Cancer Research through a Golf Tournament played during a cool October morning at the Cotton Fields Golf Course.  The tournament drew a number of aviation companies, bringing golfers at all skill levels together in a scramble for a great cause.

  • Partner FELLFAB® successfully renews AS9100C:2009 & ISO 9001:2008 Certification (Including Design)
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    Hamilton, Ontario and Atlanta, Georgia- June 27, 2013 - Companies who are registered to AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008 have to undergo yearly audits of their systems and processes to ensure compliance to the standards. These audits must be evaluated by an outside accredited registrar. FELLFAB® who is registered to AS9100C:2009 and ISO 9001:2008 (including design) passed the renewal audit and was granted its 2013 certificate through Orion Registrar, Inc.
     
    AS9100C:2009 is an internationally accepted quality management system that is specific to the aerospace industry.  AS9100C:2009 incorporates the entirety of the ISO9001:2008 standard.  AS9100C:2009 was established to include additional regulatory compliance specific to the aerospace industry relating to quality and safety.
     
    Throughout the certification process, companies have to demonstrate their compliance to the standard. Companies are measured on a variety of requirements that cover quality testing processes, inspection procedures, how the company collects and analyzes data and how they monitor customer satisfaction.
  • Airline Fabricare Systems® and Southwest Airlines in Support of the March of Dimes Foundation
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    Atlanta, Georgia - May 3, 2012 - Airline Fabricare Systems® partnered with Southwest Airlines in support of the March of Dimes foundation in a golf tournament played at the Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City, Georgia.  The tournament drew supporters from a number of different aviation related businesses.  A gathering of good people for a great cause!
     
  • Partner FELLFAB® Limited achieves Safety Milestone – 1000 days without a ‘Lost Time Injury’
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    Hamilton, ON - Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - FELLFAB® is pleased to announce that its Hamilton facility achieved 1000 days without a ‘Lost Time Injury’ on September 26, 2012. A facility event was held on October 3, 2012 and included all employees and Senior Management. FELLFAB® was also fortunate enough to include one of its customers that day who was visiting the facility.
     
    This achievement marks the 2nd milestone in the Safety Incentive Program at FELLFAB®. This program was initiated as a way to promote and to improve health and safety within each of the Company’s facilities by tracking the number of days without a ‘Lost Time Injury.’ A lost time injury can be defined as a medically approved absence from work as a result of a workplace accident or injury. Milestones have been identified in 500 day increments and achievements are celebrated per facility.
     
    This is a huge achievement for the Company as it continues to focus on health and safety and reduce the number of accidents and injuries. FELLFAB®’s commitment to safety not only includes its employees, but is extended to include customers, suppliers, contractors, and the general public.
     
    Congratulations to everyone on their commitments to making FELLFAB® a safe place to work.
  • Airline Fabricare Systems® and AccuFleet Train with New Partner, The Leather Institute
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    Houston, Texas - June 14, 2012 - Employees from Airline Fabricare Systems® and AccuFleet came together in a two day “train the trainer” session with The Leather Institute.  The curriculum covered all on-board leather repair techniques including:  Cleaning, Re-Conditioning, Ink Removal and Scuff/Cut repair.  The safe handling of solutions as well as color matching techniques were also covered.

  • Partner FELLFAB CORPORATION Achieves Safety Milestone – 500 days without a “Lost Time Injury”
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    Atlanta, Georgia and Fort Worth, Texas - May 14, 2012 - FELLFAB® is pleased to announce that its 2 US facilities in Atlanta, Georgia and Fort Worth, Texas achieved 500 days without a ‘Lost Time Injury’ on May 14, 2012.
     
    This achievement marks the first milestone of the Safety Incentive Program at FELLFAB®. This program was initiated as a way to promote and to improve health and safety within each of the company’s facilities by tracking the number of days without a ‘Lost Time Injury.’ A lost time injury can be defined as a medically approved absence from work as a result of a workplace accident or injury. Milestones have been identified in 500 day increments and achievements are celebrated per facility.
     
    This is a huge achievement for the Company as it continues to focus on health and safety and reduce the number of accidents and injuries. FELLFAB®’s commitment to safety not only includes its employees, but also extends to include customers, suppliers, contractors, and the general public.
     
    Congratulations to everyone on their commitments to making FELLFAB® a safe place to work.

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