M.C. Gill Corp. (El Monte, Calif.) is pleased to announce they have been awarded the contract for fabricated floor panels for the Boeing Dreamliner 787. Chairman and CEO Stephen Gill thanked the staff at M.C. Gill Corporation for their efforts towards winning the contract award that was announced in Spring 2013. The B787 Dreamliner is a revolutionary new aircraft designed with light weight advanced composite materials that will help achieve a 20 percent fuel savings.
M.C. Gill already supplies honeycomb for the interiors, engine nacelles and secondary structures on the aircraft. Its sandwich panels and laminates are used throughout the interior of the aircraft.
M.C. Gill Corporation is the recipient of numerous awards including the Boeing Supplier of The Year. The company and its subsidiaries Alcore Inc, Alcore Brigantine, Castle Industries, and M.C. Gill Europe are vertically integrated to offer advanced composite material solutions.
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The teams are still working on the design but the aircraft is expected to have a wingspan of about 3 feet and will be made of double ply, carbon fiber.