CPI Aerostructures Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of New York in January 1980. The Company is engaged in the contract production of structural aircraft parts principally for the U.S. Air Force and other branches of the U.S. armed forces, either as a prime contractor or as a subcontractor to other defense prime contractors. It also acts as a subcontractor to prime aircraft manufacturers in the production of commercial aircraft parts. The Company also operates as a subcontractor to prime contractors, including Sikorsky, Honda Aircraft Company, LLC ("Honda"), Embraer S.A ("Embraer") and Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), in the production of commercial aircraft parts. The Company competes with numerous larger, well-established prime contractors engaged in the supply of aircraft parts and assemblies to the military, including NGC, Lockheed, Boeing, The Nordam Group and Triumph Aerostructures. It also competes against smaller contractors such as AeroComponents, Aerospace Engineering and Support, GSE Dynamics, Honeycomb Company of America, Alton Iron Works, B&B Devices and Precision Manufacturing Solutions. The Company's opertaions are subject to regulations administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, various state agencies and county and local authorities acting in cooperation with federal and state authorities.