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VSMPO-Avisma and Boeing reached an agreement

VSMPO-Avisma has reached an agreement with Boeing on supply of titanium forgings. They are intended for composite wing 777X model. The new aircraft is going to be the most economical and great 2hdvigatelnym liner. Its production will start in 2017.

777H model belongs to a new family of wide-bodied aircraft from Boeing. It creates it based on the company’s leading model 777. That it is the most popular among passengers. 777H model to be equipped with the new composite wing, new engines. The technologies used are also used on the 787 Dreamliner. Today 777H orders portfolio includes 320 claims and liabilities of the 7 clients. The schedule of supplies began to come to 2020.

General Director of VSMPO-Avisma, Mikhail Voevodin, remarked that the Russian corporation is working closely with Boeing for many years. The collaboration includes the provision of services and technologies. Moreover, Boeing Commercial Airplanes support of the Russian corporation is constantly expanding. The new project — work on the release of an innovative line 777H — will further strengthen long-term cooperation. The result of joint work in 2009 was the opening of a joint venture Ural Boeing Manufacturing. This company with equal shares performs processing stampings. They are used in high-tech airplanes 787−9 Dreamliner and Boeing 787−8.

Another successful project VSMPO-Avisma — an agreement with China’s Avic Aircraft. The long-term agreement provides for the supply by the Russian Corporation of titanium semi-finished products. The contract is concluded for five years. End of term of the agreement — in December 2019. Under Avisma products will be used for the implementation of the national civil aviation programs PRC. Deliveries from VSMPO-Avisma to the Chinese market will be produced by VSMPO-Tirus (Beijing) Metallic Materials. This company is a subsidiary branch of the Russian corporation. The duties of the subsidiary included raising value added. To do this, VSMPO-Tirus (Beijing) Metallic Materials plans to carry out deliveries within the specified period and the provision of additional services.

In general, for 7 months of 2015 the release of untreated Russian titanium fell by 4%. This increased production of semi-finished — titanium rods, wire and profiles — by 3.5%.

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