Composite Aerostructures Manufacturer

Business Strategy Operational Realization

Business Challenge
Create a globally recognised composite aerostructures manufacturing capability, providing the opportunity for Nationals to develop and utilize skills and knowledge.

  • The client’s 2030 Plan focused on a diversification policy, away from its traditional petrochemical sector, leading to the creation of several new productive high technology, capital intensive ventures.
  • As part of this plan, a significanvestment t inwas made in developing an integrated aerospace business.


Overall programme management of the start-up of a $150m aerostructures business, including customer contracting, facility design & construction, workforce recruitment & training, quality certifications and business architecture.

Key Achievements & Value Delivered

  • Contracts valued in excess of $1.5b.
  • 12 months from ‘ground breaking’ to first customer delivery.
  • 450 staff recruited, trained and qualified.
  • EN9100 certification achieved.
  • ERP & PLM systems implemented supporting end-to-end business processes.