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Alken Industries Presents at the Long Island Manufacturing Symposium

alken_tradeshowAlken Industries recently participated in the Suffolk County Community College Long Island Manufacturing Symposium which took place on Friday, October 21, 2011 on the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood.

One of the main goals of the symposium was to  demonstrate to the world that manufacturing in this region is vibrant and essential to Long Island’s overall economic health. And also to discover regional resources that make employees more productive and manufacturers more profitable.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. 4th annual Supplier Summit

STRATFORD, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. recently held its 4th annual Supplier Summit in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., with senior executives from the top 150 supplier companies. Alken Industries, located in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., was recognized as exceptional in the Supplier of the Year “Small Woman Owned Business” category. Thanks for all your support.  Please click here to view the press release.

Alken Awarded Lockheed Martin Quality Award!

November 23, 2010 – Alken Industries is pleased to announce the receipt of a quality award from Lockheed Martin. The award comes from Lockheed’s Vice President of Quality and Mission Success and recognizes companies who have maintained a 100% quality rating over the period of 12 months. Alken is proud to receive this award, which reflects the improvements that have and continue to be made at Alken to better serve our customers and cement our status as a renowned and reliable Manufacturer, Distributor and Integrator.

Alken Industries Takes Value In Their Supply Chain!

August 13, 2010 – Alken Industries hosted a Subcontract Supplier Conference with an agenda to get the subcontract supply-base AS9100 registered. Over 20 suppliers were in attendance, along with guest speakers from ADDAPT, The Cypress Group, National Quality Assurance, Discuss, and Faro Tech.  ADDAPT presented options for New York State tax refund money to help pay for the tools needed to advance to AS9100 registration, while the Cypress Group spoke about their services to help the suppliers get their procedures up to AS9100 standards. NQA discussed the process of registering and being audited for AS9100, and Discuss and Faro presented tools that correlate to measuring parts to a 3-D model and the creation of first articles. The interest in the AS9100 registration has been overwhelmingly positive, with more than half the suppliers willing to participate in the program!

Alken Increases Machining Capacity and Capability!

In keeping with Alken’s plan of continuous improvement, and maintaining a competitive edge, Alken is pleased to announce the addition of a Makino A81M 6 Pallet Horizontal Machining center. In this challenging economy, Alken continues to grow to better serve our customers!
The A81M features a 50 hp motor, 8000 RPM spindle with super high torque (M) spindle with 1009Nm of torque. These features add to Alken’s capacity and capability for machining of Hard Metals. The 6 Pallet Magazine allows for multiple parts to remain setup, thereby eliminating setup time and turnaround time. Agility is what we offer our customers at no charge! 

The Machine is scheduled for delivery the week of July 6th and is targeted to be fully operational by July 27th. Please make plans with your Account Managers to stop by and see our newest addition, and stay tuned for future announcements on how Alken Industries can better serve you!

Alken Industries Awarded Innovative DLA Business Performer of the Year

The Defense Logistics Agency awarded Alken “Innovative Business Performer of the Year.” They were nominated by the Defense Supply Center Richmond for dedication and outstanding support to the Defense Logistics Agency and the A-10 Thunderbolt (warthog).

“Alken Industries Inc. has made an indelible mark on the military and placed the Defense Supply Center Richmond in the global spotlight with its unique services and outstanding support for the A-10 Aircraft service life extension program 1 wing production. Alken has been able to cut delivery of a critical part in half, which has kept the service life extension program 1 wing production line from shutting down. This award recognizes Alken’s dedication and outstanding customer support in supplying innovative and cost effective material to support the defense Logistics Agency and the warfighter. Nominated by the Defense Supply Center Richmond.

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Alken named to Sikorsky top 100

Alken Industries was named to Sikorsky Top 100 suppliers.

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