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Valence Wichita Receives Processing Approvals for Military Aircraft

Obtaining these new approvals further expands Valence’s ability to support all Lockheed Martin sub-tier supplier partners in the Central United States from the its central-region locations in Wichita, Kansas and Grove, Oklahoma.
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F-16 flying.
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Valence Surface Technologies (Los Angeles, California) recently received a number of new processing approvals to support the F-16 and F-22 military aircraft programs at its location in Wichita, Kansas. These additions bring the total process code approvals at the company’s Kansas location to forty-nine unique capability approvals.

Obtaining these new approvals supports the Valence strategy to increase regional capability, provide redundant capacity and supply chain risk mitigation across its North America locations. This further expands Valence’s ability to support all Lockheed Martin sub-tier supplier partners in the Central United States from the its Central Region locations in Wichita, Kansas and Grove, Oklahoma.

General Manager Marcus Wagoner comments, “Valence Wichita has worked hard to obtain these additional approvals and now has approvals for all Lockheed Martin programs. The team is excited to expand our support of the defense industry and to allow our customers to have a one-stop shop to complete all their processing needs with best-in-class quality and lead times.”

Valence Surface Technologies is the largest independent provider of metal finishing to the commercial aviation, defense, space and medical market verticals, with OEM-approved painting, plating and coating capabilities throughout the United States.


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