Blue Skies at #MROAM
This year's MRO Americas tradeshow in Atlanta was the biggest one yet. Thank you to everyone who stopped by to talk with our team. It was a pleasure connecting with colleagues and making new connections. We look forward doing it again next year at MRO Americas in Chicago April 9-11, 2024.
A Team Approach to Continuous Improvement
Increasing Efficiency from Concept to Final Product Columbia Manufacturing is committed to manufacturing quality parts on time, every time. To support continuous improvement with a growing backlog of new parts, we have implemented a New Part Introduction (NPI) process. CMI Manufacturing Engineers play an active role in the pre-production stage, preparing components and supplies, and verifying that all project documentation is thorough and complete. Ultimately, the goal is focused on optimizing
Onward & Upward at MRO Americas
Meet the CMI Team at Booth #610 The largest aviation MRO event in the world is April 18-20 in Atlanta. Stop by MRO Americas booth #610 to learn about our growing in-house capabilities and MRO engine component services. Ask our team how we’re delivering for customers with shorter turnaround times and exceptional service! Email Chris Vallera to schedule a meeting.
Giving Back Through Community Outreach
Willimantic Salvation Army Adopt-a-Family Program Through the generosity Columbia Manufacturing employees, our company was able to support the Willimantic Adopt-a-Family holiday giving program once again. CMI employees donated unwrapped gifts and gift cards over several weeks to bring joy to at least one family in the local community this holiday season. Columbia Manufacturing and its employees have been supportive of many programs organized by the Willimantic Salvation Army to help the
New Faces at Columbia Manufacturing
These employees are some of CMI’s latest new hires. They have various levels of experience and work in Engineering, Inspection, and Manufacturing. We are happy to have them on board, and they are already making meaningful contributions to our team! In the face of an ongoing skilled labor shortage in Connecticut, especially in manufacturing, we are finding success by recruiting candidates, largely from the local community, for entry-level positions and providing
2022 Fall Picnic & Corn Hole Tournament
Employee Appreciation Fun The second annual CMI Fall Picnic took place recently on an early autumn day with perfect weather, good food, camaraderie, and some friendly competition. For the past two years, the Company has devoted time out of the busy work schedule for employees to have fun and get to know each other outside of the shop environment. The picnic brings all employees together, including first and second shifts, long-time