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Boeing Signs Agreement with Goodrich to Provide Extended MRO Capability


SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2006 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has reached an agreement with Goodrich Aerostructures Service Center Asia (GASCA), a subsidiary of Goodrich Corp., for Goodrich to perform nacelle component repair and overhaul services on Boeing Next-Generation 737 and 777 airplanes. This agreement is part of a new Boeing Component Repair Network Service Center (NSC) program within the Component Repair and Leasing Services group, which aims to reduce overall repair costs and manage complex rotable programs by establishing additional MRO support in key global regions.

GASCA will join the repair network service center program as part of a continuing strategy to reduce maintenance costs for airline customers and to provide faster repairs of key rotable components.

GASCA is the fourth network service center providing maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions for Boeing customers around the world. Other component repair centers include Seattle, Long Beach, Calif.; and jointly owned Boeing/Hawker de Havilland Service Center in Port Melbourne, Australia.

Boeing and Goodrich also have formed a strategic go-to-market team to offer airline customers nacelle asset availability, maintenance and overhaul services. This program includes technical and management services to benefit customers. Airline customers will have the opportunity for expanded maintenance options for repair and overhaul services along with options for total maintenance services of Boeing aircraft nacelle components.

The Boeing Company is the world’s leading aerospace company providing products and services to customers in 145 countries. Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, a unit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, provides products, services and integrated solutions to improve fleet utilization, reduce costs, leverage leading-edge information management, and ensure passenger well-being.

Goodrich Corp., a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit


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