Barnes Aerospace, a business unit of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B), today announced that it has entered into a long-term agreement with Boeing Propulsion, a unit of the Boeing Company (BA) for the manufacture of innovative titanium components for the Boeing 737 MAX. Barnes Aerospace will leverage its expertise and technology in the hot and super plastic forming of titanium fabrications to manufacture these products for the 737 MAX nacelle.
“As a result of Barnes Aerospace’s commitment to drive innovation resulting in industry-leading technical, quality and manufacturing capabilities, Barnes Aerospace has been selected as a key supplier on the 737 MAX program,” said Mike Beck, Senior Vice President, Barnes Group Inc. and President, Barnes Aerospace. “We are delighted to be part of the program and are driving flawless execution through our development and manufacturing plan. I’m happy to note that we are on track with our execution of the program’s schedule requirements.”