It is no secret that the supply chain is under substantial pressure these days despite the robust outlook for jetliner production. Perhaps no equipment segment faces more pressure than the $61 billion aerostructures market, which is being buffeted by OEM vertical integration, new financial terms, new technologies and geopolitics. Aerostructures is the largest and most fragmented portion of the supply chain, with wings and fuselages accounting for more than 70% of activity, according to ...


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