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1/13/2020

Kanfit Ltd. moves to larger manufacturing facility

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The 11,000-square-meter facility in northern Israel includes expanded manufacturing space for Kanfit’s aerospace parts and assemblies.

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Kanfit Ltd. aerospace composites manufacturer facility

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Aerospace engineering company Kanfit Ltd. (Nof Hagalil, Israel) reported on Jan. 14 that it has moved into a new facility in the Tsiporit Industrial Park in Northern Israel. According to the company, the 11,000-square-meter (118,000-square-foot) facility, which is approximately triple the size of its previous facility, will enable it to expand product and service offerings to meet customer demands. Kanfit manufactures primary and detailed parts, sub-assemblies, and fit and fly assemblies made from composites and metal, and the integration of both.

The new building provides more manufacturing, cleanroom, paint room and laboratory space, as well as a larger warehouse and more offices for staff. In addition, there will be a new chemical processing line for Alodine, with the infrastructure to add additional chemical processes in the future.

“Our spacious new building has been designed to improve operations, streamline manufacturing, increase efficiency and support innovation in the engineering and manufacturing of high-quality aerospace products,” says  Shai Fine, general manager of the company. 

Reported in November 2019, Kanfit also recently entered into a partnership with Israeli defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Rafael acquired a 50% stake in Kanfit, a private company owned by Shai and Shula Fine.

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