About WHI

WHI is a vertically integrated manufacturer of complex metal parts and assemblies for the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. WHI’s operating history dates back to 1951 with a 260,000 sq. ft. manufacturing footprint that includes four ITAR registered facilities carrying AS9100D & ISO 9001 certifications.

WHI utilizes a broad range of state-of-the-art equipment and support systems to deliver superior value to our customers. With industry-leading closed-die forging, composite fabrication, 3-, 4- and 5-axis CNC machining, assembly, NADCAP heat treating, testing and inspection capabilities, WHI is well positioned to produce high quality components from virtually any metal or composite material in a variety of sizes and complexities. With integrated systems, engineering expertise and an experienced workforce, WHI is able to meet and exceed even the most stringent delivery requirements. WHI has long-standing relationships with many of the largest and most respected companies in its markets, and our diverse, long-standing supply chain drives shorter lead times and reduced costs for complex, mission critical components.

WHI is committed to the continuous improvement of its processes and procedures, with product quality and customer satisfaction being top priorities. WHI has a dedicated workforce of ~250 machinists, forgemasters, layup technicians, engineers, assembly, inspection and support personnel, many of whom are industry veterans with decades of experience.

WHI manufactures components for a wide variety of commercial and military platforms including: 787, 777, 767, 747, 737, G650, G550, G280, HondaJet, C-17, F-15, F-16, C-17, C-130, KC-135, AH-64, CH-47, UH-1, UH-60, S-76, E-2D, B-52, B-2, and V-22 among others. WHI maintains an inventory of over 5,000 forging dies as well as an extensive array of composite tooling and machining fixtures to expedite the production of replacement and/or spare parts.

  • Prototyping

  • Tool Design & Manufacturing

  • Engineering Services

  • Closed-die Forging

  • Composite Fabrication

  • 3-, 4- & 5-axis CNC Machining

  • NADCAP Certified Processes

  • Kitting & Assembly

  • Testing & Inspection