AJW has signed a 10-year partnership agreement with the largest seat cover manufacturing facility in Europe. AJW is joining forces with Autostop Aviation, the producers of SkyLeather, a synthetic leather for airlines designed by the automotive industry.
SkyLeather, available in any colour and grain, is a new cost-effective, lightweight, and unparalleled product boasting advanced durability, soft to touch, antimicrobial and, with easy clean technology. The Polyurethane synthetic leather is both vegan and eco-friendly.
The partnership offers airlines lean seat cover manufacturing with embedded Six Sigma principles, practiced as standard in the automotive.
The in-house, synthetic leather production gives airlines the opportunity to benefit from a one-stop-shop facility, with design, development, testing and production of seat covers, all housed under one roof.
Christopher Whiteside, Chairman and CEO of AJW Group, commented: “AJW prides itself on transforming aviation efficiency, and the announcement of the new AJW Technique Interiors division offering synthetic leather, seat cover manufacturing, life vest pouches and carpet kitting, to name a few, will bring game changing savings and efficiencies to airlines across the globe.”