Aerospace and Defense

With Celestica – The Sky’s the Limit

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Unlock potential with end-to-end solutions

From communications to controls, technology and electronics are transforming air travel. Aerospace OEMs need to be nimble – they must innovate faster and drive efficiencies while continually meeting critical demands for safety, security and reliability.

As the leading manufacturing services provider to the Aerospace & Defense industry, Celestica helps our customers improve competitiveness by optimizing supply chains and driving innovation in the design, engineering, manufacture and after-sales support of mission-critical applications. We also partner with government agencies, industry groups, customers and academia to identify smart solutions, improve communications, security and fuel efficiency, and enable power conservations and the use of environmentally friendly materials and manufacturing processes.

Experience and Expertise That Will Enable Your Success. The highly engineered components, subsystems and systems we build are used in nearly all commercial aircraft in service today.

Industry Experts

With close to 20 years serving the world’s leading aerospace and defense companies, we produce highly engineered components, subsystems and systems used in virtually all commercial aircraft in service today.  To view the extent of Celestica’s commercial aerospace experience, click here.

Our market experts work with you to design an outsourcing strategy that optimizes your supply chain and drives lower operational costs and inventory, without disrupting your business.   We also offer unique business models to help you accelerate results.

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Specialized Services for Aerospace & Defense

Celestica is the only electronics manufacturing services provider with capabilities ranging from design and value engineering to production, testing and after-sales support.  We improve product quality,
reliability and longevity while lowering the total cost of ownership for our customers.  Our services include:

  • Design and value engineering with a proven record of optimizing products for specific applications (planes, UAVs, satellites or helicopters)
  • Specialized labs and technical skills in global materials research, technology qualification, reliability testing and failure analysis 
  • Unique Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services 
  • Unmatched vertical capabilities including complex wire harness assembly, systems integration, sheet metal fabrication, welding and machining.
  • Product Licensing for long-term product continuity

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Specialized Network

Toronto, Canada; Valencia, Spain; Mexicali, Mexico; and Kulim, Malaysia—Celestica’s Global Centers of Excellence in aerospace and defense have the processes, management system and supply base to help mitigate risk and ensure supply continuity at the lowest Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO™).

Our team of industry experts is committed to delivering the most innovative and cost-effective solutions. We focus on quality and reliability, delivery, regulatory compliance and IP safeguards so you can reduce costs and improve time-to-market, knowing your brand will always be protected. We recognize the need for strict adherence to the most stringent standards. Our Center of Excellence certifications include AS9100, Nadcap, CGP, ITAR, ISO 9001, J-STD-001/IPC-A-610, FAR 145 (Kulim, Malaysia).

    Aerospace and Defense Capabilities

    Our end-to-end aerospace and defense capabilities include:

    Printed Circuit Board Assembly

    • Surface Mount
    • Through Hole
    • Hybrid 

    Ruggedization Services

    • Assembly Cleaning
    • Underfill
    • Staking and Bonding
    • Conformal Coating 
    • Potting

    AOI/AXI Automated Inspection

    CCA Structural Test

    CCA and LRU Functional Test

    HASS Testing

    Interconnect Subassemblies (Cables and Harnesses)

    • Wire Wrapping
    • Cable Harness Assembly
    • Laser Marking

    Enclosure Assembly and Box Build

    System Assembly

    • Mechanical Components
    • Mechanical Assembly
    • Electro-mechanical Assembly
    • Electrical Enclosure Assembly
    • Active Card/Software

    Power Systems Validation

    Optical Fiber Processing

    Opto-Electronic Testing

    Prototyping

    • Prototype Fabrication
    • Prototype Assembly
    • Electro-mechanical Assembly          
    • Electrical Enclosure Assembly
    • Active Card / Software

    Quality and Reliability

    • Qualification Test Support
    • Vibration and Shock
    • Thermal and Thermal Shock
    • Electromagnetic Interference
    • Reliability
    • Sensing test capability, temperature, pressure, flow, high temperature flow
    • Other

    Analytical Test Services

    • Failure Analysis
    • Metallurgical Analysis
    • Spectography
    • Electron Beam Microscope

    Test Development Services

    • Functional Test
    • System Test 
    • Stress Testing 
    • In-Circuit Test (ICT) 
    • Boundary Scan  (BScan) Test - as part of ICT, FT or stand alone
    • Test Strategy including coverage prediction 
    • DFT Consulting

    Engineering Support Services

    • Reliability Engineering/Collaborative Physical Technology Projects
    • Life Cycle Support (Obsolescence and Modernization)
    • Design for Manufactured Cost
    • Design for Quality
    • Product Development Support
    • Process Development and Support
    • Technology Transfer and Product Transfer
    • Miniaturization
    • Modernization
    • Weight and Power Consumption Reduction
    • Opto-Electronics
    • Electronic Packaging
    • PCBA Design and Layout
    • Embedded Systems
    • High Speed Digital Design
    • Signal Integrity Engineering

    CORESIM™ Product Analysis / Risk Reduction

    Repair and Overhaul

    • Printed Circuit Cards
    • Subsystem Assemblies
    • Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
    • FAR145 (Kulim)

    We imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.