M. Torres Disenos Industriales, SA (MTorres, Pamplona, Spain) will supply automated composites manufacturing equipment in The Boeing Co.’s (Chicago, Ill.) new 850,000 sq ft facility in West Jordan, Utah, near Salt Lake City. MTorres will supply contour tape layer machines (CTLMs). The MTorres CTLMs will be used in the production of composite horizontal stabilizer components for the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The new automated tape layer equipment will be installed and operating by mid-2014, says MTorres.
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