GKN Aerospace has been awarded a contract by Boeing, to supply complex machined titanium and aluminium parts and assemblies for the horizontal stabiliser of the 787-9 Dreamliner.
Manufacture and assembly work will be undertaken at GKN Aerospace facilities in Long Island, NY, and St. Louis, MO, USA.
Kevin Cummings, CEO - GKN Aerospace, North America comments: “This new package of work extends our significant participation with Boeing on the Dreamliner programme, notably in supplying key titanium and aluminium components. The addition of assembly activity as part of this contract enables us to deliver structure to Boeing for direct installation onto the airframe.”
Source: GKN Aerospace
Date: Jun 11, 2012