Chris Schoenwald Named General Manager of AGC AeroComposites Seattle

Established leader brings more than 28 years of experience to AGC AeroComposites Seattle.

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SEATTLE, Washington (PRWEB) May 20, 2014

Chris Schoenwald, a manufacturing veteran with more than 28 years of successful industry and operations management experience, has been named General Manager of AGC AeroComposites Seattle.

Seattle is one of six AGC AeroComposites locations worldwide and is part of the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio of companies.

Schoenwald previously was Director of Operations for AGC AeroComposites Seattle. His tenure at the Seattle facility has been highlighted by his ability to lead the team through the implementation of cutting edge processes and lean manufacturing principles.

"I'm pleased Chris has taken this leadership role as GM of our Seattle facility," said Rick Armstrong, President and CEO of AGC AeroComposites." His record of success in achieving customer satisfaction by implementing continuous manufacturing improvements and lean principles throughout the organization demonstrate his ability to lead our Seattle operations to higher standards."

AGC AeroComposites Seattle has a long history of producing high quality aftermarket and production assemblies for a variety of military, commercial, and general aviation aircraft platforms. The teams' ability to utilize in-house, rapid prototyping processes in support of full production runs has made AGC AeroComposites Seattle a valued supplier of aerospace structures.

About AGC AeroComposites
AGC AeroComposites is a global provider of innovative aerospace and defense manufacturing solutions comprising advanced composites and metal applications for the military and commercial aviation community. As part of the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio of companies, AGC AeroComposites operates in six locations across the United States and the United Kingdom, including Hayden (ID), Seattle (WA) and Monterey (CA) in the U.S. and Yeovil, Portland and Derby in the U.K.

About AGC Aerospace & Defense
AGC Aerospace & Defense, the unifying brand of private equity group Acorn Growth Companies, is a global supplier of technologies, systems and services supporting commercial and military programs. Capabilities within the AGC Aerospace & Defense portfolio range from financing, engineering, and integration services to manufacturing, logistics, and aircraft modifications. AGC Aerospace & Defense is organized into four operating groups: AeroComposites, Finance, Integrated Defense, and Services.

For additional information visit http://www.agcaerospace.com.


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