Barnes Aerospace News

Barnes Aerospace Fabrications, Ogden Site, Receives International Recognition for Operational Excellence
Ogden, Utah - The Shingo Institute, part of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, has awarded Barnes Aerospace, Ogden Division, a business of Barnes Group Inc., with the Shingo Prize.  Full Article. (See Video)

Boeing Places Order for Orbital Drilling Equipment for 787 Dreamliner Final Assembly
The Boeing Company has placed an additional order for portable Orbital Drilling equipment for the Final Assembly Line of the 787 Dreamliner in Everett, USA.  Full Article.

LEAP-1B Achieves Major Milestone
LONDON, U.K. - CFM International has completed design freeze for the advanced LEAP-1B engine, the exclusive powerplant for the Boeing 737 MAX, paving the way for the first full engine to test in mid-2014. This milestone is effectively the point at which the engine configuration is set, or frozen.  This now allows CFM to finalize and release detailed engine design drawings, which it will do over the next six months.  Parts manufacturing for the LEAP-1B engine will then accelerate through year end, leading to build-up of the first engine in early 2014.  Full Article.