Hutchinson announces its intent to open an aerospace production site in Mobile, Alabama
On Monday 15th June, first day of the Paris Air Show, Hutchinson announced with the officials from Alabama its intend to open an Aerospace Manufacturing Center of Excellence (COE) in Mobile, Alabama. The Hutchinson COE will service the region’s growing aerospace industry, including the Airbus Final Assembly Line (FAL) located at Brookley Aeroplex. The COE’s launch will be implemented using “last minute shop” to support the Airbus FAL, a Federal Aviation Administration FAA 145 Repair Center, and a service center with a focus on final delivery of thermal acoustic insulation systems. The COE in Mobile is expected to start operations in Q3 of 2015.