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Supply Chain Stress, Number of Variants Challenge Boeing 737 Production Rate Hike

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Current production rates and complexity in the transition between the Boeing 737 NG and 737 MAX is straining the supply chain feeding Spirit Aerosystems, its CEO told a JP Morgan conference March 14. (leehamnews.com) More...

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jdando
jdando 3
The article states "SWAT" teams and then "SWAY" teams. Which is it? Perhaps Tim/Tom could tell us. Journalism hitting a new low.
xtoler
Larry Toler 2
I worked for a parts supplier and most parts were aftermarket. The MAX is too new to have a lot of spares on hand. I haven't read the article yet but I bet this guy is going to make a killing in about two years once the MAX is in a stronger rotation with several airlines.
norjgix
Re-accessing the market trend, perhaps 737 MAX may have the highest mussle!
xtoler
Larry Toler 3
I read the article. But is the CEO's name Tom or Tim? Whoever edited the article was asleep that day.
lartac
Leon Artac 1
If Spirt can't supply, maybe someone else can? I bet Boeing is looking.

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