LONGUEUIL, QC, Jan. 25, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ - Héroux-Devtek
Inc. (TSX: HRX) congratulates The Boeing Company on a successful
first flight for the new 777X airplane.
Héroux-Devtek was selected to supply complete landing gear
systems for the Boeing 777 and 777X in 2013, including the main and
nose landing gear, and the nose landing gear drag strut.
"Everyone at Héroux-Devtek is proud to be part of the 777X
program and congratulates Boeing on their successful first flight.
We remain committed to supplying quality products and look forward
to reaching other great milestones together!" said Martin Brassard, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Héroux-Devtek.
The 777X is Boeing's newest family of twin-aisle airplanes that
builds on the passenger-preferred and market-leading 777. In
November 2013, Boeing Commercial
Airplanes launched the airplane at the Dubai Airshow with 259
orders and commitments from four customers. Production of the 777X
began in 2017 and first delivery is targeted for 2021.
Héroux-Devtek is also a sole-source supplier of landing gear,
spare parts and aftermarket services to Boeing for a wide range of
other defence and commercial programs.
Héroux-Devtek Inc. (TSX: HRX) is an international company
specializing in the design, development, manufacture, repair and
overhaul of aircraft landing gear, hydraulic and electromechanical
actuators, custom ball screws and fracture-critical components for
the Aerospace market. The Corporation is the third-largest landing
gear company worldwide, supplying both the commercial and defence
sectors. Approximately 90% of the Corporation's sales are outside
of Canada, including about 50% in
the United States. The
Corporation's head office is located in Longueuil, Québec with facilities in
Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain.
SOURCE Héroux-Devtek Inc.