(LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2006) -- Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE:DCO) today announced that its Ducommun Technologies, Inc. (DTI) subsidiary has been awarded a $15 million contract from Hamilton Sundstrand for the manufacture of mechanical enclosures and wire harnesses used on the Boeing 787 aircraft. All engineering and first article development will be performed at DTI's Phoenix, Arizona, facility, with production starting in 2008 performed at DTI's facility in Thailand.
Joseph C. Berenato, chairman and chief executive officer of Ducommun, stated, "We are pleased to have been selected by Hamilton Sundstrand for this statement of work, which represents Ducommun's first significant contract on Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner. Further, this contract highlights DTI's broad range of capability from engineering and first article production in our Phoenix facility, to full rate production in our new Thailand facility, which will begin operation this summer."
Ducommun Technologies is a leading technology company with design, development, manufacturing, integration, and test capabilities in the areas of missiles, space, sensor, simulations, complex electronic/mechanical assemblies, illuminated cockpit displays, RF systems, and space qualified motion control devices.
Founded in 1849, Ducommun Incorporated provides engineering and manufacturing services to the aerospace and defense industry.