Daily Memo: Supplier Pitches Smarter Factory Concept At Airbus

Airbus facility Japan Airlines
Credit: Airbus
For those suppliers who know both the automotive and aerospace sectors, the difference in manufacturing performance is striking. Producing car parts results in virtually 100% on-time deliveries and 0% of defects. Aerospace struggles with both, and OEMs—despite recent progress—are used to facing late...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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