Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.
 

Front page

Spirit AeroSystems to realign Boeing 787 Dreamliner wing component production to meet increasing demand

To meet unprecedented demand for its products and services, Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., [NYSE: SPR] announced plans to transition production of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fixed leading edge composite wing component from Spirit's Tulsa, Okla., facility to Spirit's Malaysia facility. The realignment will allow Spirit to make more efficient use of its global manufacturing operations.

"Spirit is a global company, and our ability to move work between locations better positions us to create value for our customers, employees, communities and shareholders," said Alex Kummant, Spirit senior vice president of Oklahoma operations.

Francis Hiew, Spirit Malaysia managing director, said, "Spirit Malaysia has significant experience delivering high-quality composite assemblies, and the placement of the 787 fixed leading edge production in Malaysia is a natural extension of our expertise."

Oklahoma employees working on the 787 fixed leading edge will be transitioned to other programs to help meet increasing rates. Increased production is planned for all Spirit facilities.

Press release issued by Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. on December 12, 2011

 

 Contact details from our directory:
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. Wing Flaps, Empennages, Nacelles, Wings, Aircraft Control Surfaces, Aircraft Structural Components, Thrust Reversers, Engine Pylons, Fuselage Sections, Engine Inlets, Wing Spoilers, Fairings, Machining Services

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Boeing 787 Dreamliner

 

 Related directory sectors:
Airframe Assemblies

Enhanced listings:


IHS ESDU
Reduce the time spent on current projects by using ESDU – engineering data and software that have been approved and endorsed by professional institutions.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Beckwood Press
Your single source for aerospace forming equipment. Manufacturer of Triform Sheet hydroforming presses.

USA Borescopes
USA Borescopes is a global supplier of world class visual inspection equipment. We are the one stop source for aviation professionals.

MW Industries, Inc
Design and manufacture springs, fasteners and related products for aerospace including: engine components, flight controls, propulsion, landing gear, interiors and avionics.

See our advertising tariff.

 

12
data pages remaining in monthly quota for non-subscribers

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2017. Terms & Conditions of reading.