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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Honeywell Wins Airbus USA Powerhouse Contract

Airbus selected Honeywell to manage the power distribution and back up generation to its new A320 family assembly line in Mobile, Ala.

“After a rigorous competitive process, we’ve reached another major milestone in establishing the A320 assembly line in Mobile,” said Allan McArtor, chairman-Airbus Americas.

Major construction on the Mobile facility is occurring beginning this summer, with first aircraft assembly scheduled for 2015. Airbus expects to make its first deliveries from the facility starting in 2016.

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