Adient, Boeing partner to explore improvements in commercial aircraft seating, interiors

Adient, plc (NYSE: ADNT) is collaborating with Boeing to explore innovative comfort, efficiency, and functional improvements to commercial aircraft seating and interiors, the company said.

Boeing is providing insight into the commercial aviation industry and its technical specifications, as well as an understanding of FAA certification requirements. Adient will contribute expertise in design, comfort, craftsmanship, operational excellence, and supply chain management.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide.

Adient is a global supplier of seating and interior systems for the automotive industry. With 75,000 employees operating in 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, the company produces and delivers automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. Its expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process.