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Phoenix Logistics, Inc. Names Al Funderburk as Chief Executive Officer

Former Senior Vice President and Operations Manager, SAIC – Simulation & Training Solutions Operation; Surveillance & Reconnaissance Group to Focus on Expanding Phoenix Logistics’ Product and Service Offerings in the Defense and Aerospace Market.

 

TEMPE, AZ — August 5th, 2013 — Phoenix Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of integrated data transmission and avionics interconnect solutions for the defense and aerospace market, today announced that Al Funderburk has joined the company as its new CEO. Al Funderburk replaces Founder and current CEO, Ray Bellefeuille, who will remain as Chairman of the Board.

Al Funderburk has served in multiple leadership and staff assignments over the past 23 years. As a former military officer he commanded combat aviation units at various levels as well as acting in numerous staff positions.  Al transitioned to industry in 2001 to take over the Comanche Helicopter’s Operational Test instrumentation program and has progressed through the industry ranks from project engineer to Senior Vice President and General Manager of a $200M, multi-divisional operation for Science Applications International Corporation, Inc (SAIC).

Al’s military background, coupled with aerospace and engineering industry experience fits well within our existing culture but also provides a lever to the future. Al is providing key vision and direction regarding the growth path of Phoenix Logistics, Inc.  He recently noted “We will take PLI’s proven capabilities far beyond our customary aerospace component market. We have the culture, talent, processes and infrastructure to positively affect multiple growth domains, including simulation and training, system testing, energy, high performance computing and others. I am very excited about our future”.

 

Phoenix Logistics Earns AS9100C Certification

Phoenix Logistics (PLI) is pleased to announce that they have successfully completed the requirements to be qualified to Revision C of the AS9100 aerospace quality standard. The aerospace AS standards contain the requirements of ISO 9001 and additional industry requirements and is the Quality Management System (QMS) for the aerospace and defense industry. PLI was audited by Great Western Registrar LLC, an ANSI-ANAB accredited registrar, who verified that PLI's systems met the requirements of ISO9001/AS9100C.
 

C-17 Celebrates 20 Years Since First Flight

On Thursday, September 15, 2011, the C-17 Globemaster III program will celebrate another historic milestone – the 20th anniversary of the T-1 first flight and the beginning of a new era in military and humanitarian airlift. During the last 20 years, the C-17 has flown more than two million flight hours on countless military and humanitarian missions.

 

PLI Completes CMS Laser Implementation

Phoenix Logistics, Inc. has completed installation of a custom built CMS laser marking machine which is now fully operational. The laser marking machine gives PLI the ability to mark, measure, strip, and cut wire for complex aerospace wire harness production in a fully automated and computer controlled process. The system is fully compliant with SAE Aerospace standards.
 


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