SHERWOOD, AR – Custom Aircraft Cabinets, a specialized woodworking and upholstery manufacturer outfitting private airplane interiors, formally opened a $5.9 million plant in Sherwood, AR yesterday.
Custom Aircraft Cabinets, which expects to eventually reach 290 employment when it reaches full production, outfits interiors of private, corporate and headâofâstate aircraft companies globally, held a grand opening for its new and expanded manufacturing plant in Sherwood.
“After 23 years in business and with numerous expansions behind us, the grand opening of this new facility marks an extraordinary milestone for Custom Aircraft Cabinets," said owners Paul Reesnes and Mike Gueringer. The plant totals 194,500 square feet, for which aircraft cabinet firm paid $372 million according to a real estate report in the
It's previous plant, a total 46,000 square foot, addition to Custom Aircraft Cabinets' cabinetry production; paint booths for small parts painting (seat frames, angles, brackets, etc.); a sheet metal shop and an electrical shop where its does the wiring on its new construction cabinetry. CAC Inc. also has a large semi down draft spray booth, sanding room, buffing room and heat room.
In addition to turnkey "shipsets" as its semi-custom cabinetry is called, it has Catia workstations in its production areas. These systems from Dassault Systems are often used to run SolidWorks 3D design and manufacturing software.
Cabinet technicians handle both new cabinet construction as well as refurbishment and are proficient at building cabinetry from both the Catia models and blueprint drawings, the company says.
Founded in North Little Rock in 1989, CAC has expanded several times over the years and moved to the current Sherwood location from its existing facility in North Little Rock to accommodate continued growth. Reesnes and Gueringer announced in August 2012 Custom Aircraft Cabinet's plans to make the investment and expand in Sherwood.
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