Originally, Carlyle, Inc. was established as a manufacturer’s representative for an East Coast airframe wire manufacturer in 1970. Carlyle expanded and diversified by adding manufacturing capabilities and distribution of Boeing & military specification wire & cable, electronic component parts, and fiber optics capabilities. Carlyle continued to evolve and focused efforts on becoming a leader in the design, assembly, and the sale of specialty in-flight entertainment wire and cable assemblies to the aerospace industry.
Kent’s capabilities have expanded from low to high-complexity assemblies focusing on growing markets in the general aerospace, military & defense, space, medical, and test & measurement segments. Kent has been successfully implementing lean-sigma manufacturing concepts since August 2008 when Carlisle Companies launched COS (Carlisle Operating System) with tremendous operational improvements. Kent’s mature S&OP process, along with advanced manufacturing execution systems and data analytics, has yielded a world-class level in quality, service, and lead time.
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