ADM Operations

ADM is the leading manufacturer of aerospace components and electromechanical assemblies, supporting OEM and repair and overhaul needs for the aerospace and military market.

  • ADM – Phoenix, AZ

    ADM is an aerospace and defense industry supplier committed to achieving success with our business partners through active engagement, aligned manufacturing and sourcing strategies, and industry-leading capabilities. Our Center of Excellence is based in the USA and Mexico. Our mission is to build an aerospace manufacturing company that embraces continuous improvement to drive on-time delivery of products with 100% quality at competitive prices.

  • ADM – Nogales, Mexico

    Established in 2004, the ADM Nogales facility has developed a talented workforce specializing in electromechanical assemblies, components, and engine mount kits; This has strengthened our partnerships with our customers by enabling us to offer the benefits of international manufacturing.

Hear from Our Employees

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  • “With the help and knowledge from Kinetic Engine Systems, I have learned from the ground up about the Manufacturing Industry. From starting as a low-experienced apprentice to graduating with my Journeyman’s, I have been able to take the resources they provided and create a career for myself. Their Journeyman Program was comprehensive with hands-on training in every operational area of the factory. The instructors were very knowledgeable and always willing to help. I have valued my time at Kinetic Engine Systems and highly recommend it to anyone looking to start a career in this trade.”

    Jacob DeVerna, CNC Machinist, Lead
  • “If you haven’t completed a machinist apprenticeship program yet, I highly recommend considering it. The program provides comprehensive training on CNC machines and manual mill skills, giving you the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field of machining. The instructors (Jacob, CNC mill/lathe and Howard manual Mill/Lathe) are highly knowledgeable and patient, ensuring that even beginners can grasp the concepts and techniques involved. The program also emphasizes hands-on learning and safety, allowing you to gain practical experience and develop a sense of responsibility and professionalism. Overall, the machinist apprenticeship program is a valuable learning experience for anyone interested in a career in machining.”

    William Gililand, Apprentice
  • “Since my time being in the apprenticeship program at Kinetic Engine Systems, I’ve gone from not knowing much to developing the abilities and confidence to work effectively in the field. The learning is nonstop and welcomed in this environment, especially with classes covering the basics of CNC machining itself plus the advantage of having hands-on training giving you needed experience in the aerospace industry.”

    Andrew Garcia, Apprentice
  • “I have gained an immense amount of knowledge and skills throughout my time as an intern at Kinetic Engine Systems. Having worked at multiple locations, I can confidently say the environment is so kind and welcoming, and everyone here really wants to see you learn and thrive. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to gain firsthand industry experience while being able to also complete my education!”

    Kian Faramarzi, Intern



Our machine shop specializes in components to support our assemblies, medium to high-complexity milled components, hard metals, and large turning. We offer milling up to 5-axis, 30″ diameter max, and lights-out manufacturing with 32 available pallets; turning centers including multi-axis live tool lathes and vertical turning centers capable of turning up to 32” diameters; and a grind shop with ID/OD Grinders, Centerless Grinders, and Jig grinders.


Our assembly department specializes in complex actuators, solenoids, wire harnesses and switches. Our capabilities include resistance weld, fusion weld, pressure testing, valve seat processing and leak testing, electrical test including dielectric test, airflow testing, and part marking including laser, chemical etch, and engraving. Our Certifications include IPC J-STD-001 and ICP/WHMA-A-620.

Repair & Overhaul

ADM Operations is a certified FAA/EASA part 145 repair station engaged in the maintenance, inspection, and alteration of aircraft and aircraft products.


  • AS9100D & ISO9001:2015

    ADM Operations is annually audited and maintains a Quality Management System certified to AS9100D with ISO 9001:2015.

  • Part 145 FAA Approve Repair Station

    Certified FAA Repair Station refers to a maintenance facility that has a certificate issued by the FAA under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 145 and is engaged in the maintenance, inspection, and alteration of aircraft and aircraft products.

  • Part 145 EASA Approve Repair Station

    Is a Certified EASA Repair Station and is similar to FAA requirements, in the maintenance, inspection and alteration of aircraft and aircraft products. This is issued by the European Union, so our overhauled parts are legal in Europe.

  • IPC J-STD-001 Certified Trainer on site

    ADM Operations maintains an on site IPC J-STD-001 Certified Trainer to perform annual training and recertification of our technicians.

  • IPC/WHMA-A-620E Certified Trainer on site

    ADM Operations maintains an on site IPC/WHMA-A-620E Certified Trainer to perform annual training and recertification of our technicians.


Products ADM Supports

  • Fuel Controls

    ADM is equipped to support complex fuel controls, cast or billet.

  • Billet Housings

    Medium to high-complexity hog outs.

  • Cast Housings

    Medium to high-complexity castings.

  • High Temp Alloys

    ADM specializes in hard turning and machining applications utilizing ceramic tooling in both lathes and mills for cycle time reduction.

  • Electrical Assemblies

    ADM operations manufactures all details and performs coil winding, soldering switch assemblies, pinning connectors, and final test of electrical assemblies.

  • Auxiliary Power Unit Wiring Harness

    A typical wiring harness repaired at Kinetic Engine Systems is used on an aircraft’s auxiliary power unit. They are approximately eight feet long with up to a dozen electrical connectors throughout.

  • Actuators

    ADM manufactures a variety of actuator housings and components of all material types. We can supply the machined components separately or supply the fully assembled actuator.

Contact Us Today

3409 E. Wood St.
Phoenix, AZ 85040

(602) 437-8080

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