Suppliers are prepared to support Boeing’s planned rapid production-line ramp-up once the 737 MAX is cleared to fly, but many are expecting a further rate cut before the program’s headwinds begin to calm, a Canaccord Genuity survey found. “Close to 60% of suppliers have basically maintained their MAX business capabilities, while ~15% have proactively lowered inventory levels and ~10% have taken other steps to lower costs associated with the program,” Canaccord ...

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