Ducommun Incorporated announced Tuesday it has received a
multiyear contract from Parker Aerospace to manufacture
components for the fuel management system of the Airbus A350
family of commercial aircraft.
The company, which has a location in Appleton, will produce
complex printed circuit board assemblies as part of the deal.
The award could have a value of more than $20 million during the
contract period. It is expected to begin production in mid-2014,
according to the announcement.
“This represents our first major Airbus contract with Parker
Aerospace and, we believe, reflects their confidence in Ducommun
as a trusted and capable manufacturing supplier,” said Anthony
J. Reardon, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “We
look forward to continuing and growing a mutually beneficial
relationship and are pleased they have chosen Ducommun to
support a critical system on the Airbus A350. We see a great
future expanding our business on the Airbus platforms,
particularly through partnerships with companies such as Parker
Production of the printed circuit board assemblies will take
place at Ducommun’s Appleton facility.