Boeing Acquires Stake in Supplier

May 2008
Assembly;May2008, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p12
The article reports on the acquisition of the 50% stake of Vought Aircraft Industries in Global Aeronautica LLC by Boeing Co. According to reports, Global Aeronautica is the source of many of the production problems hampering the 787 Dreamliner airplane program of Boeing. Alenia North America will retain 50% share in Global Aeronautica. It notes that Vought will continue to produce aft fuselage sections for the program.


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