Adcomp Tech Boeing to Expand Composite Material Factory in Tianjin
09/15/2010

Boeing plans to double the size of its composite material production factory in Tianjin by early next year as demand grows and the global aviation market recovers opined a top executive of Boeing China.

Online PR News – 15-September-2010 – – Boeing plans to double the size of its composite material production factory in Tianjin by early next year as demand grows and the global aviation market recovers opined a top executive of Boeing China.

The factory, known as Boeing Tianjin Composites Co Ltd, now produces 4,000 parts per month. It provides composite secondary structures and interior parts for the B737, B747, B767, B777 and the B787 Dreamliner aircraft. Boeing plans to double the number of employees at the factory in the next three to four years.

The factory started operations in 2002. Boeing increased its stake in the joint venture to 88 percent in 2008 by acquiring the 40 percent share held by advanced composite maker Hexcel Corp. China Aviation Industry Corp, the country's leading aviation manufacturer, holds the remaining shares. Boeing is also working in cooperation with the Chinese Academy of Sciences to widen their research in this field.