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Category: Aerospace & Defense


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R&D

Boeing confirms agreement with Siemens’ Mentor Graphics

October 3, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

As part of Boeing’s Second Century Enterprise Systems (2CES) initiative to transform itself and the aerospace industry to help meet the challenges of the 21st century, it will allow the company to adapt to ever-changing requirements in real world applications […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

UK aerospace set to achieve new annual production record

October 1, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

August proved particularly fruitful with 118 aircrafts, most of which consisted of Airbus A320s and Boeing 737s, delivered in what was the most successful month this year so far. It has meant that expectations have increased that British aircraft deliveries […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing and Saab win $9.2bn contract to build the US Air Force’s next training jet

September 28, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The partnership will see the Air Force purchase 351 jets with full operational capability by 2034 in a move which enables the service to modernize its fleet of aircraft. Håkan Buskhe, president and CEO of Saab, said: “This selection allows […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing Faces New Production Snarls for Cash-Cow 737 Jetliner

August 9, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Boeing Co. is working through cascading supplier problems that will hamper third-quarter deliveries of its 737 jetliner, the planemaker’s largest source of profit. Hiccups at the makers of fuselages and engines, combined with record 737 output, have contributed to a […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Boeing Forecasts $15 Trillion Commercial Airplanes and Services Market

July 17, 2018

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] lifted its long-term forecast for commercial airplanes as rising passenger traffic and upcoming airplane retirements drive the need for 42,730 new jets – valued at $6.3 trillion – over the next 20 years. The global airplane fleet […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing, Jackson Square Aviation Announce Order for 30 737 MAXs

July 16, 2018

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) announced the leasing company has ordered 30 737 MAX airplanes in its first direct purchase from a jet maker, reflecting the evolution of the airplane lessor’s business and its confidence in the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus Introduces the A220-100 and A220-300

July 11, 2018

Via: ASD News

Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse. Witnessed by Airbus employees and members of the global news media, the A220-300 landed directly from the painting at 12:25 am CEST wearing its […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing proposes joint venture with Brazilian aerospace firm Embraer

July 6, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The US-based airline manufacturer, Boeing, has made a deal with the Brazilian aerospace company, Embraer to form a joint venture. The proposed agreement will see Boeing take control of Embraer’s commercial jet business, expanding the US firm’s stake in the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Process

Drop in US Aircraft Sales Drag Down April Durable Goods

May 25, 2018

Via: Industry Week

A sharp drop in sales of U.S. civilian aircraft held down durable goods orders in April, offsetting strong gains in other areas, according to government data released Thursday. Despite the overall decline, the numbers showed some signs of continuing health […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

US Airforce launches additive manufacturing in supply chain initiative

May 23, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The initiative includes industry leaders within additive manufacturing and aerospace, including 3D Systems, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK, and Northrop Grumman. The project, which has reached its third stage, will be overseen by America Makes and led by the University of […]