October 6, 2022
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A good sign: C&D Zodiac thriving in Santa Maria

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If you’ve ever flown in a Boeing jet and adjusted the air nozzle above your head or rang for a flight attendant, there’s a good chance you’ve touched a product made by C&D Zodiac in Santa Maria.

C&D’s factory in Santa Maria employs 475 and is one of 15 facilities owned by the company, a maker of aircraft cabin interiors. The Central Coast location assembles the overhead units passengers are familiar with, along with a range of other panels and seat wells.

“We’re the second largest manufacturer of interior components next to Boeing,” said Matt Weber, the manufacturing engineering manager at the Santa Maria plant.

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