Spirit AeroSystems and Norsk Titanium Announce QualificationJuly 30, 2018
Spirit AeroSystems, based in Wichita, KS and Norsk Titanium US Inc. (NTi), based in Plattsburg, NY, have agreed to qualify Spirit's first additive-manufactured (AM), titanium, structural component for the Boeing 787.
"Spirit has had a long relationship with Norsk Titanium, and this part will be our first additive structural titanium component incorporated into a commercial airplane program," says Ron Rabe, Spirit AeroSystems senior vice president of fabrication and supply chain management.
"I am very proud of the Norsk Titanium team and this accomplishment,” says Mike Canario, CEO of Norsk Titanium. “It represents years of technology development.”
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