Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Report: HPM to build A220 line

MOBILE, Ala. – Airbus has named Hoar Program Management (HPM) to be in charge of building the new assembly line for the A220 series plane in Mobile, according to FOX 10 News. It’s the same company that built the A320 assembly line. (Source: WALA-TV, 07/16/18) The A220 is the renamed Bombardier CSeries. It will be built in Mobile, as well as Quebec, Canada, as part of a joint venture between Airbus and Bombardier. Ground breaking is expected later this year. HPM, which began in Birmingham, Ala., has locations across Alabama and elsewhere. In addition to building the A320 final assembly line in Mobile, HPM built the recently opened VT MAE hangar in Pensacola, Fla. Previous