The Aerospace Sector
Today’s market is highly competitive with aggressive competition from both traditional and emerging competitors, says Denzil Lawrence, Supplier Development Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
Customers want ‘more for less’ with products that are affordable and mission-capable, have low operating costs, environmentally progressive and offer in-service reliability and standardization, with first-time quality.
Sourcing categories across Boeing cover:
Structures: Major assemblies, Body sections, movable wing sections, doors, flight control surfaces, fuselage.
Systems: Avionics, flight systems, hydraulics, wheels and brakes, landing gear, environmental control systems, electrical systems.
Interiors: Passenger seats, Cabin systems, galley inserts, interiors, cargo systems.
Common Commodities: Machined parts, sheet metal parts,assemblies, tubing, wiring, tooling,raw materials, standards.
Propulsion: Engines, Struts, Nacelles