Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] has recognized 13 suppliers for superior performance at its annual supplier recognition banquet in Wichita. Weber Metals’ President and CEO Rick Creed receives the award from Spirit CEO Tom Gentile. (Read More)
Weber Metals’ own Al McCormack, Vice President of Sales and Supply Chain, was elected Chairman of the Forging Defense Manufacturing Consortium Executive Advisory Board. The FDMC brings together members of the forging supply chain to research and create solutions for the continuous improvement of forgings and their supreme qualities of strength and durability. To learn more about the FDMC and Mr. McCormack’s work on the Executive Advisory Board, please visit the link below.
The $170 million investment will result in the establishment of a 60,000 tons hydraulic press complex, producing forgings of aluminum, titanium and nickel alloys for the aerospace market, speci cally for commercial and military airframes, landing gears, helicopter and aeroturbine applications as well as super-large forgings required in other industries. Production is planned to start by late 2017, following required quali cations. The investment is expected to generate 150 new jobs in the supply chain, including management and R&D positions, in the Los Angeles area.
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