Connecting Aerospace Interests

September 2015

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Breakfast Spotlight:

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Join your colleagues for a Breakfast Showcase

Tuesday, September 15 • 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
at Orion Industries
1590 A Street NE Auburn, WA 98002

$50 PNAA Members / $75 Non-Members

Orion Aerospace has been providing precision metal products to the aerospace, defense, automotive, medical and marine industries since 1957. Originally founded as a vocational program for students with disabilities, Orion has become one of the Northwest’s leading precision metal fabricators.

Hear Tom Brosius, Vice President and General Manager of Orion Aerospace, discuss his company’s best practices and how its mission to change the lives of people with barriers to employment is improving the aerospace industry.

Topics Include:
  • Orion Industries Best Practices
  • Orion’s experience with 6S Implementation: A process for creating and maintaining an organized, clean and high performance work place
  • Creating opportunities through training, and education

Facility Tour Included!

Tour Orion’s 100,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility!

Date: Tuesday, September 15
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Orion Industries
1590 A Street NE Auburn, WA 98002
Cost: $50 for current paid PNAA Members
$75 for non-members
Includes breakfast
To register: Click here
Space is limited, so early registration is recommended
Registration closes Monday, September 14, 2015
Directions: Click here
About Tom Brosius:

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As general manager, Tom has managed the Aerospace Manufacturing division at Orion since 2007. He began his aerospace career in the US Air Force as a B-52 Bomber and KC-135 Tanker Crew Chief. Tom went on to manage aircraft flight line maintenance organizations at Griffiss Air Force Base in NY and McChord Air Force Base in WA, retiring from the Air Force in 1998. He then managed manufacturing operations as the plant manager at Flow International in Kent, WA.

Tom is a board member of the Center for Advance Manufacturing, Puget Sound (CAMPS), an organization that promotes and develops manufacturing capabilities. He holds a Master's in Industrial and Management Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the University of Washington.


Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance

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Redmond, WA 98052

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