Ducommun expands work on A320neo, wins design contract from Airbus

Ducommun Incorporated (NYSE: DCO) has received a contract from Airbus to produce titanium structures for engine support on the A320neo aircraft (new engine option), the company said.

Ducommun will manufacture these titanium engine support structures using its proprietary hot forming and super-plastic forming processes at its operation centers in Coxsackie, New York, and Parsons, Kansas.

In addition, Airbus has awarded Ducommun its first work on the A330neo platform. This is an engineering design support contract in which Ducommun will work with Airbus to improve the manufacturability, cost, and function of certain metal structure applications.

Ducommun delivers innovative manufacturing solutions to customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. Founded in 1849, the company specializes in two core areas — Electronic Systems and Structural Systems — to produce complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.