LMI Aerospace delivers its first HondaJet aileron, flap assemblies

  • Work packages highlight company’s proven metal forming, machining, processing and assembly capabilities
  • HondaJet work statement supports LMI strategy to expand aerostructures customer base

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LMI Aerospace Inc. (Nasdaq:LMIA) (“LMI” or “the company”) has delivered its first aileron and flap assemblies to Honda Aircraft Company for the HA-420 HondaJet, an advanced light jet being manufactured in Greensboro, N.C.

“We are thrilled to provide aerostructures that will help the HondaJet soar,” said LMI Aerospace Chief Executive Officer Dan Korte. “These work packages showcase some of the best of what LMI Aerospace does in metal forming, machining, processing and assembly. Now that we’ve proven our technical capabilities with Honda Aircraft, we’re focused on ramping up our production of these assemblies.”

The aileron and flap assemblies were the first aerostructures work packages LMI was awarded on the HondaJet program, supporting LMI’s strategy to expand its customer base. LMI subsequently was awarded a contract to provide engine pylons for the HondaJet. The company previously provided engineering services on the program.

About LMI Aerospace
LMI Aerospace Inc. is a leading supplier of structural assemblies, kits and components and provider of engineering services to the commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace markets. Manufacturing more than 40,000 products for a variety of platforms and providing turnkey engineering capabilities to support aircraft lifecycles, LMI offers complete, integrated solutions in aerostructures, engineering and program management. Headquartered in St. Louis, LMI has 21 locations across the United States and in Mexico, the United Kingdom and Sri Lanka. For more information visit: www.lmiaerospace.com.

Contact: Amy Horton Director, Corporate Communications 636-916-2130 ahorton@lmiaerospace.com

Source:LMI Aerospace, Inc.