Custom Control Concepts Completes $1.6 Million Factory Expansion and Upgrade
Custom Control Concepts, (CCC), the market leader in custom VIP In-Flight Entertainment and Cabin Management Systems, has just completed an impressive factory upgrade and expansion at their company headquarters near Seattle, WA. The $1.6 million dollar expansion was necessitated by strong demand for CCC’s custom products in the growing VIP and Business Jet sector and was completed over the past year.
The expansion adds 26,000 square feet to CCC’s factory floor, nearly doubling the company’s manufacturing footprint. CCC’s continued focus on Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement are enhanced by these new state-of-the-art facilities. The factory was engineered around CCC’s products, customers’ needs and the ultra-high standards required by VIP clients.
Part of CCC’s expansion included significant capital investments in new equipment:
- Mycronic MyData 100sxe Pick and Place Machine
- Mycronic My500 Solder Paste Jet Printer
- Heller 1707 III SMT Reflow Oven
- HD CCA Quality Inspection Tools
- 4 Additional 3D Printers
- Machine Shop relocation
- Upgraded Alodining Station
- Additional SIL Large Enough for 747
- Hanse Environmental VTC-9 HALT/HASS Reliability Chamber
- ESD Mitigating Flooring
With the completion of this upgrade, CCC is aligned for future growth and continued market leadership in the VIP and IFE/CMS market. Ed Lowney, Vice President of Manufacturing believes, “The factory expansion, combined with the substantial capital investments made in 2013 and 2014, positions CCC to better serve our clients with continued innovation and improved product reliability for the foreseeable future. CCC will leverage the new facility to bring cutting edge solutions to the market on time and on budget with rock solid reliability.”