Spirit AeroSystems celebrates 20th anniversary of on-site blood bank

Spirit AeroSystems and the American Red Cross of South Central and Southeast Kansas celebrated the 20th anniversary of a unique on-site blood bank recently with a reception and unveiling of a Spirit of Giving employee donor wall, the company said.

Spirit´s partnership with the American Red Cross goes back two decades when Spirit Wichita, then Boeing, established an on-site donor center to make it easier than ever for employees to give blood. The on-site center supports the local community with almost 1,500 donor appointments each year.

Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the US, UK, France and Malaysia. The company´s core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world´s premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe. More information is available at www.SpiritAero.com.