AirBorn's European engineering and manufacturing operations are based in Edenbridge in the United Kingdom and feature in-country sales representatives throughout Europe.

UK Site Capabilities

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Our most recent expansion in late 2016 saw us move into the new factory at Edenbridge, enabling the introduction of more product lines and continued growth of cable harnessing for a variety of markets.

Our customer services team based primarily in Edenbridge UK, but with representation in our USA facilities, continue to serve our worldwide customer base by working closely with our network of distributors, agents and field sales managers.

All manufacturing staff are multi-function trained to highest skill levels, and work within a very clean and structured environment.

All in-process cleaning, part marking, wire crimping and adhesion etching is carried out and controlled, in accordance with relevant mil or aerospace standard procedures.

Automation is used extensively to ensure repeatability and highest quality are maintained throughout the manufacturing process.

Cable Assembly Manufacturing

Cable Harnessing Expertise

AirBorn is at the forefront in providing a service of specialist design, manufacture and supply of Cable Assemblies for Mil/Aero, Communications and Quality Industrial Markets.

Our UK Production facility offers a total manufacturing service that provides customers with assured quality and total support. Our services are available from prototype and test cables through to complex screened projects – working with you from short term developments to long term projects.

  • Flight Control Systems, HUD, HDD
  • Stores Management Systems
  • Air Data Computers
  • Automatic Landing Gear Systems
  • VCR Black Box Units
  • Missile Seeker Systems
  • Telemetry, Engine and Chassis Cable Assemblies for the Motorsport industry
  • Prototype & Test Equipment Assemblies
  • Concentrically and Helically Laid Assemblies
AirBorn cable assemblies are manufactured to customer requirements in our AS9100D approved facility.

We can build to customer specification and drawing (build to print), or can work with clients to ensure design to manufacture (D2M), which is often overlooked by companies, but which is an integral part of our work process, to take an existing design and make modifications and improvements that benefit both the customer and our own manufacturing team.

Part of that process is to consider testing and assembly jigging (2D or 3D) to ensure the product right fist time, incorporating strain relief or custom backshelling to ruggedise the cable looms.

Our ability to build cable assemblies mixing both AirBorn and non AirBorn content enables us to give our customers unparalled solution versatility. Everything from a simple piece of crimped wire to a complete system box build can be completed in the same plant.

Our many years of Cable Assembly experience is not limited to using just our own manufactured connectors, industry standard Mil-Spec circulars (including D38999 and M5015 series) feature heavily in many of our assemblies.

Larger assemblies in particular benefit from our ability to concentrically or helically lay the wiring to increase flexibility, especially where frequent movement is demanded (ie test equipment)

We are happy to work with low volume short term prototype numbers, and longer term full scale production quantities.

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AirBorn International Ltd. - United Kingdom

Mercury House Edenbridge, Kent, United Kingdom TN8 6HL
+44 (0)1732 864930

Career Opportunities

Current Openings

  • Production Operator

Working For AirBorn

AirBorn International are recruiting now for operatives in our equal opportunities assembly teams, at our fantastic new facility in Edenbridge, Kent. We are leading manufacturers of high reliability connectors and cable harnesses that are used in commercial jet engines, for space exploration and cutting edge military applications and much more.

AirBorn is also involved as a product sponsor to the Bloodhound SSC project (land speed record) which is just one example of an exciting project you could be involved with!

A background in electrical assembly would be beneficial but not crucial as full training will be given. We are looking for people with an eye for detail, perfectionists, excellent manual dexterity and with the ability to learn new skills.

We are able to offer full or part time positions which may suit people looking to work around school hours or other commitments. Competitive salary, 23 days holiday, company pension scheme. Parking is available and we are conveniently located next to Edenbridge train station.

If you are interested in working with us, please submit your CV with a covering letter if possible highlighting your skills to