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Hitco Awarded Follow-On Contract for Boeing's 767 Aircraft

03 February 2003

Hitco Carbon Composites, an affiliate of the German based SGL Carbon Group has entered into agreements with Boeing to produce up to 100 more composite flap track fairing assemblies for all versions of the 767 wide body aircraft.

This contract extends Hitco's production through 2007 with options for extensions in 2008 and 2009. Hitco began its participation in the 767 program in 1978 and has manufactured over 1000 ship sets since 1982.

"Hitco is pleased to continue its participation in the 767 jetliner program," said Paul Pendorf, President of Hitco. "This is an important award for the Southern California Aerospace Industry and helps economic growth in our local Gardena community," said Congresswoman Maxine Waters.

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