Boeing, Kawasaki Heavy Industries collaborate to win in the marketplace

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to enhance industrial collaboration with Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI), including joint exploration of advanced manufacturing techniques and potential future collaboration on Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) programs, the company said.

KHI´s current production for BCA spans models from the 767 and 777 to the 787 Dreamliner and 777X.

Boeing and KHI agreed to explore concepts for collaboration on future BCA programs, reduce costs related to current commercial airplane programs to enhance the competitiveness of Boeing products in the marketplace, including joint cost reduction and an initiative aimed at improving sub-tier supply chain efficiency.