Metal Movers: Solving challenges in the aerospace supply chain

Author Argus

This special episode of Metal Movers focuses on the aerospace supply chain and the challenges faced by the industry in the wake of Covid-19 and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Listen in as guest speaker Alex Krutz, Managing Director, Patriot Industrial Partners, explores the supply chain challenges faced by OEMs and Tier 1 – 3 suppliers with host Ellie Saklatvala, Editor, Argus Metals International.

Our expert speakers discuss manufacturing strategies, make or buy analysis, inventory management, operating margins, cash conversion cycles, credit lines, M&As as well as macroeconomic and geopolitical disruptors.

”Alex Krutz
Alex Krutz is the Managing Director of Patriot Industrial Partners, an Aerospace and Defense advisory firm that elevates business performance by focusing on manufacturing strategy, value creation and business transformation. He has been a consultant for Airframe OEMs, Tier 1’s and Tier 2’s on operational turnarounds and for private equity groups on value creation planning and execution.

Previous to starting Patriot Industrial Partners, Alex worked for United Technologies, GKN Aerospace and various aerospace and defense businesses in roles of general management, operations, supply chain and program management. His experience spans across Engines, APUs, structures, composites and large complex assemblies.

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