Boeing announced it has entered into an agreement with India-based TAL Manufacturing Solutions Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors Ltd., for manufacturing structural components for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner airplane program.
Under the agreement, TAL Manufacturing Solutions will build floor beams for the 787 using new technology with advanced titanium and composite materials. These floor beams will be used on the 787 Dreamliner and provide for a best-value solution and significant weight savings. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
The floor beams for the 787 airplane will be produced at TAL’s new facility in Nagpur, India, and then transported to Boeing partners in Japan, Italy and the United States for further assembly.