SAC awards aluminum package to tk Aerospace
by Hans Diederichs
AVIC Shenyang Commercial Aircraft Corporation (SAC) in the northern Chinese city of Shenyang is the long-time supplier of the DASH8 - Q400 fuselage to Bombardier in Canada. SAC awarded thyssenkrupp Aerospace Suzhou with the provision of over 1,000 cut-to-size aluminum plate items in various dimensions. Between 2020 and 2022, thyssenkrupp Aerospace Suzhou’s free-trade-zone facility will be managing material supply and processing nearly 500 metric tons. In June 2019, Bombardier completed the sale of the DASH8 - Q400 to De Havilland Aircraft of Canada.
“We are proud that SAC chose thyssenkrupp Aerospace Suzhou with its proven service base to power their raw material supply chain and to support the program under new ownership of De Havilland Canada”, says Patrick Marous, CEO thyssenkrupp Aerospace global.
As one of the world's leading service providers in the market for raw materials, processing services and the management of complex supply chains, thyssenkrupp Aerospace supplies the required materials just-in-time, cut and machined exactly to customer specifications. The aim is for customers to be able to concentrate fully on their core business. The company has a global network of 22 countries.
Source: thyssenkrupp Materials Services Photo: Wikimedia Commons