Kaman Aerospace Group, a unit of Kaman Corp. (NASDAQ GS:KAMN), announced today that its Aerostructures Division (Kaman) has delivered the first production parts fabricated at its new state of the art manufacturing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico.
This facility, Kaman's first aerospace facility in Mexico, was opened November 2010. The parts were delivered to Aernnova Aerospace Mexico, SA de CV(Aernnova) located in Queretaro, Mexico. The deliveries consisted of sheet metal detail parts to be used in the wing structures assembled by Aernnova for Hawker Beechcraft aircraft, including the King Air, Baron, and Bonanza aircraft.
Kaman and Aernnova have signed a multi-year and multi-part number preliminary agreement for the manufacture of sheet metal detail parts in support of Aernnova's wing manufacturing operations. Additional first part number deliveries are scheduled over the next few months.
"We are pleased our Chihuahua plant is a fully operational sheet metal parts and subassemblies aerospace manufacturing facility after having opened just last year," said Greg Steiner, President Kaman Aerospace Group. "We also value our growing relationship with Aernnova and look forward to additional parts deliveries in support of their aerospace manufacturing programs in Mexico and elsewhere."
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