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Boeing Transforms Its Supply Chain

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing has reached an agreement with key supplier Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to lower costs in the latter’s production of 787 wing components. The deal marks a major turnaround from the 787’s troubled development a decade ago, when Boeing’s failure to properly manage its international supply chain led to years of delays. Roughly two-thirds of the […]

Michelin Will Equip the Boeing 777-300ER On The Final Assembly Line

Reading Time: < 1 minute Michelin announced today that beginning in July 2016, it will be the sole source tire supplier for the main landing gear on the final assembly line for the Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range), the 777-200LR (Long Range) and the 777 Cargo. As a result, this long-haul aircraft, which can transport 400 passengers on flights covering distances […]