NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Argosy International Inc., the leading supplier of advanced composites and related materials to the Asia Pacific aerospace industry, has started construction of their new 2,300 square-meter manufacturing facility located at No. 33, Jing 3rd Road, Wuqi District, Taichung City, Taiwan (R.O.C.).
The new facility is located in the Taichung Duty Free Zone and will be qualified to AS9100. It includes a clean room, cutting table, and freezer to process cut-to-shape composite kits. The configuration of the new space will allow the company to provide Composite Aerospace Manufacturers in the Asia Pacific region with composite kitted solutions.
“Argosy Taiwan Aerospace Materials (ATAM) builds on the success of Argosy’s Vendor Managed Inventory program which was originally launched in 2006,” according to Ryan Flugel, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Argosy. “This facility is multi-customer oriented, and can be easily replicated in other locations to support customer’s growth and requirements. We are excited about expanding our manufacturing capabilities with this new large facility. This will enable us to increase capacity and expand our capabilities in providing innovative solutions to our customers.”
About Argosy International Inc.:
Established in the United States in 1988 as a trading company, Argosy began to focus on the commercial aerospace market in Asia when the Company became the material solutions provider for composite materials and specialty chemicals to a major aerospace manufacturer. To support this business, Argosy opened its first overseas office in Taiwan. Over the next five years, Argosy became a key supplier to China and was well positioned in this market when outsourcing to Asia by aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing, Sikorsky, Honeywell and Eurocopter took off in 2000. To serve the needs of the market, Argosy opened offices in Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai, China as well as in Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India and Australia. Currently, Argosy is an approved supplier to every major aerospace contractor in Asia, excluding Japan.
Our Markets, Products and Services
Argosy serves a diverse group of markets but concentrates on aerospace, automotive, tooling and prototyping for industry and electronics. We serve these markets with specialty chemical products including tooling resins, adhesives, coatings, potting compounds, specialty tapes, film adhesives, honeycomb, sealants, prepregs and high performance fabrics.
Argosy’s problem-solving approach provides a whole range of services including material cutting and kitting; Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) distribution; logistics; energy efficiency through comprehensive green building services; production optimization software; and technical support. Our job is to make our customer’s processes easier and more efficient. Argosy’s unique approach with Composites Manufacturing Services focuses on creating value for customers by optimizing costs, production efficiency, and material utilization.
Argosy Shanghai Aerospace Materials (ASAM) located in Shanghai, China blends and provides aerospace coatings. Argosy XAC Composite Materials (AXAC) located in Xian, China manufactures honeycomb core products and Argosy Composite Advanced Materials (ACAM) located in Huntsville, Alabama provides value-added honeycomb core cutting facilities. VMI, composite cutting, and kitting facilities include Argosy Taiwan Aerospace Materials (ATAM) located in Taichung, Taiwan and Argosy Xian Aerospace Materials (AXAM) located in Xian, China.