Magellan AerospaceClick image to enlarge

Magellan Aerospace Corporation has secured a six year agreement with Airbus for a contract extension for the manufacture of A350 XWB centre wing box and keel beam detail parts.

It is estimated that revenue generated from this work package will exceed $140 million over the term of the contract. The package consists of a number of large structural, machined components, and will be manufactured by Magellan in the United Kingdom and supplied to the Airbus assembly facility in Nantes, France.

"This contract extension has been achieved through a combination of demonstrated operational excellence and market competitive pricing,” said Haydn Martin, Magellan's vice president, new business development. “As a strategic partner to the Airbus Group, Magellan continues to align our technology investments and manufacturing best practices to meet their current and future requirements.”

Similar Articles

The factory of the future at FABTECH 2016

If anyone had any doubts about where the metal fabrication industry is heading in the future, FABTECH 2016 held recently in Las Vegas, NV, put those doubts to rest. 

Magna forming electric vehicle joint ventures in China

Magna International Inc. has announced that it is forming two joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. (BJEV), China’s biggest electric vehicle manufacturer, to engineer and build EVs in China.

Canadian auto suppliers get opportunity at Magna

Canadian automotive suppliers will have an opportunity to present their capabilities to Magna International on June 24 during the Canadian Innovation Fair at Magna's Troy, MI, facility.

Interested suppliers were asked to submit their applications earlier in June and were contacted by APMA if they had been selected.

The Consulate General of Canada in partnership with the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association (APMA) are being given an opportunity to showcase Canadian automotive capabilities at Magna's US facility. Canadian suppliers who apply for the opportunity, will be given the chance to meet with the company's purchasing and engineering managers.

Magna says it's interested in learning about new products, processes, materials or other innovations in the following areas: connected car (e.g. software, advanced camera vision); powertrain (e.g. alternate propulsion technologies); lightweighting (e.g. laser welded blanks, joining technologies); interior and seating systems; testing/production/material handling; and safety systems.

For more information, visit APMA online.

Welding group launches post secondary awards program

The CWA Foundation has introduced the Post Secondary School Awards program for Canadian welding students.

TRUMPF grows with Chicago expansion

TRUMPF plans to expand its operations with a new 50,000 sq ft facility in Chicago, IL, that will house a Technology Centre and a Centre for Excellence for Industry 4.0. The facility will be completed by mid-2017.

Stay In Touch

twitter facebook linkedIn