Boeing extends contract with Avcorp Industries
Aug. 22, 2012, Vancouver - Avcorp Industries Inc. says it has signed a five-year contract extension with Boeing to provide the wheel well for the next generation 737 aircraft.
August 22, 2012 By Melissa Damota
Aug. 22, 2012, Vancouver – Avcorp Industries Inc. says it has signed a
five-year contract extension with Boeing to provide the wheel well
for the next generation 737 aircraft.
The contract is worth approximately $80 million over five years,
starting in 2013 and also covers assemblies and components that
support the next generation 737, 747-8, 767, and 777.
The company says the parts and assemblies will be manufactured
and delivered from Avcorp's facility in Delta, B.C., which employs
about 500 workers
Avcorp designs and builds airframe structures for some of the
world's leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing,
Bombardier, and Cessna.
"This extension represents a tremendous opportunity for even
greater collaboration between our companies and fits perfectly with
our continuous improvement and strategic growth plans,'' said Avcorp
president and CEO Mark Van Rooij.