A World Class Turbine Engine Component Manufacturer

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Overview

Walbar Engine Components is an independent turbine engine component manufacturer for nearly all of the top engine OEMs
We specialize in extremely high tolerance grinding and EDM machining of turbine blades, vanes and seal segments

We have additional competency in 5-axis milling, turning and broaching to produce turbine wheel and impeller assemblies, blisks and turbine rings

Our headquarters is located in Tempe, AZ and our primary manufacturing operation is in Guaymas, Mexico (Sonora)

  • 70,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing area
  • Staffed by approximately 300 highly skilled employees

WALBAR COMPANY HISTORY

1951

  • Walbar Inc. is founded in Tempe, Arizona

1999

  • Coltec Industries acquires Walbar​
  • BF Goodrich acquires Coltec Industries

2000

  • Walbar transitions operations to facility in Guaymas, Mexico

2008

  • Guaymas facility expands to 70,000 ft2

2012

  • Goodrich transitions Chandler, AZ operations to Guaymas
  • UTC acquires Goodrich; UTC Aerospace Systems established (UTAS)

2016

  • Walbar Inc reorganized as Walbar LLC
  • Cornerstone Capital acquires Walbar, LLC (dba Walbar Engine Components)
  • HQ location reestablished in Tempe, AZ

Walbar's Key Principles Drive Consistent Performance

EMPLOYEE SAFETY

  • Our employees are our most valuable asset and critical to our ability to satisfy customer demands
  • Nothing we do should ever endanger employee health or safety

QUALITY

  • Relentless focus on continuous improvement
  • Ongoing employee training, development and sharing of  best practices
  • Scrap reduction through immediate root cause analysis and implementation of sustainable controls

ON-TIME DELIVERY

  • We are committed to our customer’s success
  • Proper planning and communication is critical
  • We are focused on developing a local supply chain for key processes to make our supply chain as efficient as possible
  • We are willing to make investments in people, equipment and inventory to ensure consistent and reliable performance

COST COMPETITIVE

  • We strive to be a global cost-leader in the manufacture of aerospace turbine components
  • We continuously seek ways to remove unnecessary costs inefficiency

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