Ducommun Announces Contract for Embraer ERJ 170/190 Fuselage & Door Skins

(Los Angeles, May 11, 2010) -- Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) today announced that its Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) subsidiary has been awarded a five year contract extension with the Latecoere Group to supply fuselage and door skins for the Embraer ERJ 170/190 regional jet platform. Ducommun has been supplying fuselage skins to Latecoere since the inception of the ERJ 170 program; this new contract, valued at more than $16 million, runs through 2015. Anthony J. Reardon, president and chief executive officer of Ducommun, stated, "We are very pleased to continue, on a long-term basis, our involvement with the Embraer ERJ 170/190 by providing fuselage and door skins for this important regional aircraft. We have worked closely with the Latecoere Group to satisfy Embraer's needs in terms of quality, delivery and price, highlighting our large panel stretch-forming capabilities, and we look forward to strengthening our supplier relationship via this and other complex subassemblies going forward."
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Source: Ducommun Inc.
Date: May 14, 2010