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November 2007 edition

Marshall and CAV extend stringer contract

Marshall Aerospace has signed a further agreement with CAV Aerospace to manufacture aircraft stringers for a further five years at its facility in Cambridge, England. It is hoped that the new £13.5m contract will safeguard existing jobs and could create new ones.

Since the initial contract was signed in 2006, Marshall has produced 13,600 stringers for CAV Aerospace. The stringers are ultimately destined for a range of Airbus models including the A318, A330 and A380.

Stringers, which reach from the aircraft fuselage towards the wing tip, sit directly on the inner surface of the wing skin and help strengthen and support the wing. As a result of this further agreement, a second phase of inv....

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