Production Control Software for Aerospace Subcontractors


Subcontract machining companies are all different and have different needs from their production control software, that’s why we configure our solutions to your company’s DNA. AeroDNA has been developed specifically for aerospace subcontract manufacturing engineers, allowing you to streamline operations, continuously improve and accelerate growth.

AeroDNA has the flexibility to be configured for precision machining businesses with complex bills of material and assemblies or fabrication companies that group jobs to be processed simultaneously, and anything in between. It can be easily tailored to best suit your company and installed with the minimum disruption to business processes. AeroDNA can be locked down for complete control over business processes, ensuring compliance with AS9100 requirements.


AeroDNA is our premium solution for aerospace manufacturing subcontractors, covering from quotation all the way to invoice, reducing manual processes and disparate systems, allowing you to make informed decisions based on accurate data.

It provides:
  • Streamlined AS9100 compliance and traceability
  • Scheduling and capacity planning
  • Shopfloor data collection
  • Subcontract control and specification management
  • Complex aerospace assemblies and kits
  • Make to stock and Kanban management
  • Sell from stock functionality
  • Comprehensive quality control, including rejects, reworks and corrective action reporting
  • Customer specification management
  • First article inspection reports
  • Job costing and margin analysis date
  • Advanced business reporting
AeroDNA interfaces with SAGE, Pegasus, Xero and other premier accounting packages, closing the loop to your financial system. A two-way dynamic link can be enabled, allowing you to see and act upon real-time credit statuses of your customers and suppliers.

Key Features

Features of the system include:
  • Contract review & FAIR staged gates
  • Route and process approval
  • Internal and customer specification version control
  • Approved supplier status, scope and expiry
  • ITAR restriction functionality
  • Direct email of documents via Outlook
  • Customer order acknowledgments
  • Job costing including materials, labour, sub-contract, components and tooling
  • Comprehensive report library
  • Create quotes from estimates, previous quotes, works orders or parts templates
  • Supplier purchase orders for materials and components
  • Full traceability of batches, materials and subcontract treatments
  • Shop floor data capture and live WIP tracking
  • Stock management for materials and finished parts
  • Attach links to external files (drawings, Certificates of Conformity, NC programs etc.)
  • Delivery notes & Certificates of Conformity
  • Multi-currency invoicing, credit notes and pro formas
  • Accounts package integration

Valuechain Benefits

knowledgeable support staff
Our reliable and knowledgeable support staff understand aerospace engineering companies and can help you with industry best practice to ensure you are getting the most out of our software.
software that grows with you
AeroDNA’s features make it easy for you to adhere to AS9100 requirements, whilst planning capacity utilisation effectively and allowing you to meet customer expectations.
flexible payment options
You can choose a rental model for the software or pay for licences and maintenance, we are flexible to ensure the best option for you.
flexible training options
We offer onsite or remote training sessions alongside access to our comprehensive online help manual.
business improvement apps
All of our production control solutions can be coupled with our business improvement apps, opening up opportunities for advanced reporting and bespoke dashboards, knowledge capture throughout your product’s lifecycle, mobile auditing and supply chain collaboration.

Our Experience

At Valuechain, we have over 100 year’s aerospace industry experience.

Our leadership team have vast experience of the aerospace industry and fully understand the compliance demands and complexity of managing aerospace businesses. We have:

  • Held senior management positions at a global Prime and several UK aerospace subcontractors
  • Formed and lead national aerospace industry clusters
  • Formed a lost cost aerospace supply chain integration company
  • Acquired and grew aerospace special process companies in UK and Eastern Europe
  • Supported small and large businesses with aerospace AS9100 and NADCAP approvals with our in-house approved auditors
We don’t just supply production control software, we also provide industry best practice and years of relevant experience.

Innovation Projects

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do here at Valuechain. During our history, we have instigated and participated in a number of successful subcontract engineering excellence projects to improve the aerospace manufacturing industry for the future.

We are committed to developing solutions that are forward looking and resolve as many of the challenges faced by aerospace engineering companies as possible. We continue to be involved in several innovative projects to ensure we can provide the best solutions for our customers.

Innovation Partners

We pride ourselves on ensuring all our solutions are forward looking and encourage industry best practice. None of our innovations would be possible without the support of dedicated partners, who aid the development of our unique ideas.