Aerospace and Space Manufacturing

Push the boundaries of innovation without sacrificing quality

Why Aerospace Manufacturers Choose ION

Embarking on developing hardware that will be launched into the cosmos requires inordinate precision, meticulous process tracking, and adherence to rigid safety protocols. Even in the vastness of space, every detail counts down to the last bolt. 

Designed by SpaceX alum who understand firsthand the need to balance speed to market with the laws and regulations that govern air and space travel, ION Factory OS meets the needs of the most forward-thinking leaders in the industry.


  • Regulatory Compliance: Achieve compliance with the exacting standards set by regulatory bodies. ION is designed to monitor data and produce documentation needed to comply with stringent aerospace regulations including AS9100, ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations), and FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) standards.
  • Traceability and Serialization: Track every component and assembly throughout the production process and beyond for quality control, safety, and compliance purposes. Quickly identify defects – while they’re still in your control – and manage supplier quality accordingly.
  • Complex Manufacturing: Create digital visual work instructions to support complex manufacturing processes such as composites manufacturing, precision machining, and assembly of intricate components.
  • Data Observability: Track inspections and audits, issues, non-conformances, and corrective actions directly in ION. Share dashboards across the organization to keep stakeholders aligned and aware of changes to delivery delays and impacted timelines.
  • Cybersecurity Measures: Safeguard sensitive customer and IP data with robust cybersecurity measures through hosting with AWS GovCloud.
  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO): Extend the operational life of assets and optimize maintenance schedules while ensuring the safety of your end-users. Assemble and disassemble parts and put them back together exactly as they were thanks to a detailed, accurate as-built BOM.

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