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Tue, 12 July 2016

GKN Aerospace Signs Boeing 737 Windows Contract with Spirit Aerosystems

GKN Aerospace has signed a multi-million US$ long term agreement (LTA) with Spirit Aerosystems to supply windows for the advanced passenger cabin of the Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX until the end of 2025.

GKN Aerospace, at its transparencies facility in Garden Grove, CA, has been the single source supplier of Next-Generation 737 passenger cabin windows (PCW) to Spirit for a decade.

The GKN Aerospace PCW for the Boeing 737 family is protected by the company’s CrystalVue II abrasion resistant coating. CrystalVue II-coated cabin windows are the standard fit on all Boeing aircraft and over 2 million of these windows are in-service today on the aircraft of many manufacturers around the world.

Gavin Wesson, Senior Vice President, GKN Aerospace Special Products Group, said, “This agreement reflects the strength of both our relationship with Spirit and our position as the global market-leading supplier of passenger cabin windows. Over its 10 year duration the agreement will provide Spirit with an extremely flexible and cost-competitive service as this longer time frame gives our transparencies business the stability to plan ahead and invest, ready to support Spirit as they respond to changes in their customer requirements in the future.” 

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