In a contract manufacturing environment, as products incorporate more diverse components such as displays or optics, who will fund the application-specific process development required for final assembly
is not clear.
The new Final Assembly
building features 642,720 square feet (59,711 m2) of covered space, roughly the equivalent of 10.
The Airbus A350 XWB final assembly
line in Toulouse was officially opened yesterday, watched by hundreds of workers and executives
Space vacated by relocation of the truck final assembly
line from IMCT Samrong Plant to Gateway Plant, which is now engaged in knockdown export operations, has been utilized to increase the pickup truck production capacity.
In 1998, Bombardier Aerospace announced it was moving the final assembly
operations of its Canadair 415 program to Ontario to clear the way for the construction and assembly of its new Canadair Regional Jet Series 700 airliner.
Rosyth ( the shipyard in Fife owned by Babcock International ( is currently in line to do the final assembly
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has visited the Airbus A320 Family Final Assembly
Line China (FALC), located in the Eastern Chinese city of Tianjin.
The company's facilities close to the Airbus final assembly
line in Toulouse, France have expanded multiple times, the firm said.
With this formal move the IAM is seeking to force Boeing to place its second 787 final assembly
line in Puget Sound, Washington, instead of Charleston, South Carolina.
We began our search for a paint subcontractor soon after we broke ground on our facility, knowing the experience and capacity to paint large commercial airplanes didn't currently exist geographically close by," said Marco Cavazzoni, vice president and general manager, Boeing South Carolina Final Assembly
CMC plans to deliver its first fully functional vertical fin to 787 final assembly
in Everett, Wash.
The body proceeds on a separate track through the final assembly
shop and the two systems get reacquainted in the middle of the final assembly
began in May, when workers mated the center fuselage assembled by Northrop Grumman in Palmdale to the Lockheed Martin-built wing at the F-35's final assembly
operation in Fort Worth.
Some manufacturers only want to be involved in the final assembly
phases of manufacturing, thereby delegating the machining and assembling duties to the metalcaster.
will assemble, integrate, test and apply surface finishes to more than 60 percent of the Boeing 787's fuselage prior to shipment to Everett, Washington for final assembly
and delivery to airline customers.