06 April 2001
06 April 2001
Avcorp Industries Inc. has received a 5-year agreement from Boeing Commercial Airplanes Group for continued production of parts and assemblies currently being fabricated for Boeing 747, 757, 767, 777 and Next-Generation 737 airplane models.
""This renewed and extended relationship recognizes our consistent production quality at competitive prices,"" stated John Nicholson, President and CEO. ""We have proven ourselves to be a responsive, innovative supplier, one which can grow with, and be supportive of, our customer's product developments and cost improvement objectives. This contract is a significant contribution to achieving our growth targets over the next five years.""
Avcorp Industries Inc. is a Canadian aerospace industry manufacturer. The Company is a single-source supplier for design, machining, fabrication and assembly of metal, composite and plastic components for global aerospace markets and comprises of two divisions: Aerostructures Division in British Columbia and the Integrated Products Division in Quebec.
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