Andrew Kates

IT Manager, Advent Aerospace

Advent Aerospace Andrew has held the position of IT Manager since 2014, responsible for Advent’s information technology, inventory control and shipping and receiving. He joined Jormac Aerospace in 2009 as IT and Production Control Manager. Prior to that, Andrew held positions of IT Director and Supply Chain Manager for an automotive OEM, servicing companies like Harley-Davidson, General Motors, Toyota, and many others. Andrew has over 25 years of experience in Information Technologies and in the manufacturing environment, and utilizes his diverse background and experience of process analysis and use of Kaizen processes and procedures to maintain an environment of continuous improvement. Andrew believes in and employs lean manufacturing principles to develop robust processes which maximize efficiency and reduce overhead. The customer is always his main focus and his team is dedicated to ensuring customer expectations are met and exceeded.

About Us


Advent Aerospace is comprised of two divisions, Cabin Innovations & Jormac Aerospace. Together, Advent offers world class products and services to the aerospace community.