19 July 2001
19 July 2001
Avcorp Industries Inc. has signed additional contract extensions with Boeing Canada Technology, Winnipeg Division of Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Production will continue over the next five years for Next-Generation 737 wheel well fairings, 767 aft strut fairings and 777 blocker door retainers at the Company's Aerostructures Division. At the Integrated Products Division, sheet metal details for the 747-400 and Next-Generation 737 will also continue for 5 years. These extensions are in addition to those previously announced between Avcorp and other Boeing divisions.
Avcorp Industries Inc. is a Canadian aerospace industry manufacturer. The Company is a single-source supplier for the design, machining, fabrication and assembly of metal, composite and plastic components for global aerospace markets and comprises two divisions: Aerostructures Division in British Columbia and the Integrated Products Division in Quebec.
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