July 30, 2014
UTC Aerospace Systems delivers 5,000th set of landing gear for Boeing 737
UTC Aerospace Systems’ Landing Systems business marked a major milestone when it delivered its 5,000th set of landing gear for a Next-Generation 737 to Boeing. The gear components were delivered from their final integration site, the Landing Systems facility in Everett, Washington. The Everett facility supports the Boeing production line through provision of fully integrated gear, complete with wheels and brakes installed. Multiple deliveries each day from UTC Aerospace Systems to Boeing support production lines in a manner consistent with a Lean Manufacturing philosophy.