Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Standex to supply A320neo

SALEM, N.H. -- Standex International Corp. announced that Spincraft, the company's engineered products metal fabrication business unit, received a life of program award from Senior Aerospace (SSP, formerly Stainless Steel Products) to produce exhaust plug and nozzle components for the nacelle on the Airbus A320neo. Spincraft will produce exhaust plug and nozzle sets, consisting of five individual components, for all the A320neo assemblies produced by SSP. SSP production is anticipated to represent up to 100 percent of the volume requirements on the UTAS nacelle for the Pratt & Whitney engine version of the aircraft. (Source: Business Wire, 03/31/14) Gulf Coast note: Airbus is building an A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Ala.