Magellan Aerospace Signs Multi-Year Contract to Produce Control Surface Ribs for the 777X

April 24, 2019

Toronto, Ontario 24 April 2019 — Magellan Aerospace Corporation (“Magellan”) announced it has reached a multi-year agreement with The Boeing Company (“Boeing”) to manufacture 777X control surface ribs in support of Boeing’s Focused Factory initiative.

In order to provide the best solution for Boeing on this multi-year package, Magellan will provide internal dual source capability for risk mitigation and business continuity. Work will begin at its United Kingdom facility and later transition to a new factory in Bangalore, India.

Boeing’s Focused Factory initiative is the aggregation of products grouped by commonality and forecasted demand. The product groups utilize similar technologies and aggregating the products creates economies of scale that deliver lower cost, improved quality, and delivery efficiencies.

“This award reflects Magellan’s commitment to continue to provide value solutions to Boeing in meeting their market challenges,” said Haydn Martin, Vice President, Business Development, Marketing and Contracts for Magellan.

“Magellan will continue to innovate and optimize its performance to meet the expectations of Boeing and our customer base,” said Martin.

About Magellan Aerospace Corporation

Magellan Aerospace Corporation is a global aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide. Magellan designs and manufactures aeroengine and aerostructure assemblies and components for aerospace markets, advanced proprietary products for military and space markets, and provides engine and component repair and overhaul services worldwide. Magellan is a public company whose shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MAL), with operating units throughout North America, Europe, and India.

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For information:

Laura Podaima
Director, Corporate Communications
Magellan Aerospace Limited
Ph. +1 204 788 2831


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