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Exelis selected to supply composite components for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

December 16 2013 - 6:01 pm

Exelis has been selected by Boeing to produce composite airframe substructures for the 787 Dreamliner. Work will begin immediately at the Exelis composite design and manufacturing center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

“This award is a result of our performance and partnership with Boeing – a relationship that spans more than 40 years,” said Mike Blair, vice president and general manager of Exelis Aerostructures business. “Our expertise in high-rate, high-volume composite production and the available capacity to facilitize quickly provide a distinct advantage to our customer.”