Our team has the experience, expertise, resources, facilities and location to make the B777-300ERCF a reality. KMC’s innovative freighter design and production capabilities are backed by a wealth of engineering and manufacturing expertise.

  • Dependable local supply chain
  • Skilled, veteran Wichita aviation workforce
  • Deep legacy connections in the industry
  • Productive relationship with regulators

Jorge Della Costa


Mr. Della Costa has over 30 years of experience in the aerospace Industry.  With a degree in industrial chemistry, he founded the Chrome Plus metal finishing company in 1992 to serve the aerospace market.  In 2014, Jorge merged his company with Valence Technologies and became COO.  Through mergers and acquisitions, Jorge helped grow the company to 11 locations across the US.  Jorge joined Kansas Modification Center in 2023 as CEO.

Jim Gibbs


Mr. Gibbs has 35 years of experience in the aerospace industry.  His tenure began with ten years at Boeing Wichita.  After leaving Boeing, he founded Gibbs Machine and Tool to provide solutions for complex manufacturing problems.  Through mergers and acquisition, Jim expanded the company to provide high speed machining, manufacturing and assembly services.  Subsequently, Jim founded Dynamic N/C and grew the company to 150 employees in 11 years, with annual revenues approaching $70 million.  After his retirement from Dynamic N/C in 2020, Jim founded Kansas Modification Center to develop the 777-300ERCF conversion. He is the COO.