CAV operates from a number of sites in Europe and the USA and has positioned itself to support customer strategy and market innovation.

As the major airframe manufacturers look to systems integration and major assembly as their core areas of expertise, they look for suppliers of such a size to become partners for long-term business with the capability to provide anything from the smallest, simplest bracket to full design and manufacture services for major structural sub-assemblies.

Ice Protection designs and manufactures ice protection systems. (

Advanced Technologies develops new ‘green’ technologies for aeronautical applications. (CAV Advanced Technologies)

Through continued operational performance, CAV has become a respected, fast and agile supplier to the major Aerospace companies worldwide, operating on both a Tier 1 and Tier 2 basis.

Technically focused, CAV has the capability and capacity to deliver new and innovative methods of controlling processes in line with the latest cost effective manufacturing principles. Lean operations are embedded in the manufacturing operations and philosophies of all sites.

CAV seeks to gain competitive advantage by offering not just the end product to the customer, but a full supply solution. The company does this by listening to what the customer truly requires in terms of the product and the way in which it is presented and supplied, and then providing an appropriate level solution.