Aerospace News for June 2011

Aerospace News Archive

Boeing Opens New 787 Vertical Fin Assembly Line in Salt Lake City, Utah

Facility supports fabrication activities across all Boeing Commercial Airplane models.

Enthone Announces enGage™ Winner

Hanie Miri, vice president of engineering at Precision Plating Company, wins tablet in drawing held at Enthone's booth at SUR/FIN 2011,

Industrial Production Up Only Slightly in May

A newly released report from the U.S. Department of Commerce showed industrial production rose 01. percent in May—the second consecutive month with little or no gain.

Metalformers Foresee ‘Steady’ Conditions Over the Short Term

The newly released June 2011 Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) Business Conditions Report indicates that 50% of companies surveyed predict activity will remained unchanged over the course of the next three months.

Lockheed Martin Space Systems to Eliminate Approximately 1,200 Positions

Sites impacted reflect areas where several of Lockheed Martin's major programs are transitioning out of development.

Enthone and Amy Tsang Honored At China Enterprises Awards

Top Ten “International Electroplating Brand” and “Most Influential People” Recognitions

Unemployment Rate Holds at 9.1% in May

The U.S. economy created only 54,000 jobs in May, putting a damper on the momentum generated over the past few months.

Boeing Announces Workforce Reductions in Space Exploration Division

Layoffs are a result of the planned completion of the Space Shuttle program.

May PMI Index Reflects Strength in Manufacturing

Institute for Supply Management’s key index shows U.S. manufacturing continues to expand, albeit more slowly.