February 11, 2014
CFM sees record orders, production levels in 2013
2013 proved to be another record year for CFM International (CFM) with the company logging orders for a total of 2,723 engines, including 1,330 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 1,393 LEAP engines (including spares). These orders – the highest level in the company’s 40-year history – are valued at more than $31bn at list price. By comparison, CFM booked a total of 1,998 CFM56 and LEAP engine orders in 2012 at a value of $23.5bn at list price. As the company logs record commitments, CFM is also achieving historic production rates for the CFM56 product line. The company delivered 1,502 CFM56 engines in 2013, compared to approximately 1,420 in 2012. Current plans are to reach more than 1,700 engines per year by 2019 as the company transitions from CFM56 to LEAP engine production. CFM has the highest production rate in the industry and has consistently built more than 1,000 engines per year since 2006.