Fokker has been selected by Airbus to design and manufacture the Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) for the pylon of the new member of the Airbus aircraft family: the A330neo.
The majority of the Fokker design and development effort will take place on-site at Airbus in Toulouse, where a group of highly qualified specialists already have started to work together with the Airbus team.. The manufacturing activities are planned to start later this year and will be supported by the Fokker subsidiaries in Hoogerheide The Netherlands and Izmir Turkey.
The new contract confirms Fokker’s position as a strategic Electrical Wiring Interconnection System supplier to Airbus. Fokker also provides other EWIS packages to Airbus on the A320, A320neo, A340, A380 and A400M. The company’s order portfolio further includes an extensive range of commercial and military aircraft and engines. The Fokker proprietary Wiring Design and Manufacturing System provides a unique and innovative toolset to support aircraft manufacturers worldwide.
Fokker Elmo President, Tim Hayter stated: “We are excited about expanding our strategic relationship with Airbus. We are proud to be part of the Airbus tradition of aerospace leadership and innovation and delighted to contribute to one of the most popular aircraft programs in the world.“
Source: ASDWire ASD
Date: Apr 2, 2015