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Fast Facts

Company Profile

AIT is the world's largest provider of automation, factory integration and tooling solutions dedicated to the global aerospace, defense, and space launch vehicle industries. From its headquarters in Plano, Texas,

AIT designs, manufactures and installs automated tooling and equipment for the assembly of aerospace structures, as well as friction stir weld equipment for diversified industrial markets. 

AIT Worldwide Headquarters:

2805 E. Plano Parkway, Suite 300
Plano, Texas 75074 USA
1 972-423-8354

Year Founded:

1992, private

Number of Employees:



Ed Chalupa, Chairman/CEO

Number of systems in operation worldwide:




Operations and Locations
Headquartered in Plano, Texas, AIT has offices in seven additional locations to leverage and maximize our systems integration processes for plant-floor automation and tooling:


Plano, Texas:

Engineering, project management, fabrication, testing, metrology

Chesterfield Twp, Michigan:

Manufacturing, design, fabrication, project management

Bothell, Washington
Leganés, Spain:


Umeå, Sweden:

Automated guided vehicles, fabrication



Our success with systems integration has resulted in reduced lead times as well as increased reliability and affordability.

AIT serves the world’s largest and most technologically advanced aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, including Boeing, Airbus, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, BAE, Embraer, Spirit AeroSystems, Triumph and Bombardier. AIT has facilities in the United States, France, Germany, Spain and Sweden.

2805 E. Plano Pkwy, Suite 300 | Plano, TX 75074  | (972) 423-8354