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Boeing 777 door factory in Vietnam opened

Mon, 27 Oct 2014. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 08:53

MHI Vietnam Aerospace (MHIVA) Co., Ltd, a member of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. has completed the construction of the assembly plant of Boeing 777 door factory in Vietnam. The factory is located in Hanoi.

MHI Aerospace Vietnam (MHIVA) Co., Ltd, a member of the Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) Corporation has completed the construction of the assembly plant passenger doors for the new Boeing 777 in Hanoi. This is the first MHI’s Boeing 777 door factory in Vietnam. The factory was put into operation since October 22, 2014. The factory was built on an area of ​​6,500m². It is an extension of the office area of MHIVA in Thang Long Industrial Park (TLIP) in Hanoi. Initially, the plant will manufacture passenger door for the Boeing 777, which used to the task of MHI factory in Nagoya (Japan). Boeing 777 have been recognized as the world leading line of commercial 2-engine large-scale aircraft, with over 1,200 ones produced since the first launch in 1994. MHI is a strategic manufacturing partner, responsible for producing not only door passenger, but the fuselage. In 1993, the company started to supply components for the first Boeing 777 in the world.

 

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

 

The opening of the MHIVA's factory of door passenger for Boeing 777 with the milestone of shipping the 1,000th flap of Boeing 737 is the recognition for the efforts of skilled local staff and  high - quality production line provided by MHIVA and Vietnam," said Mr. Skip Boyce, Chairman of Boeing in Southeast Asia. The factory was built on an area of ​​6,500m². It is an extension of the office area of MHIVA in Thang Long Industrial Park (TLIP) in Hanoi. Initially, the plant will manufacture passenger door for the Boeing 777, which used to the task of MHI factory in Nagoya (Japan). In the future, MHIVA orients to manufacture the entire flaps for the aircraft of Boeing. In the first phase, the plant will reach the productivity of manufacturing 4-8 doors / month. In the future, the figure will increase to 32 doors / month. In the future, MHIVA orients to manufacture the entire flaps for the aircraft of Boeing. 

 

Thang Long Industrial Park

 

Boeing 777 have been recognized as the world leading line of commercial double-engine large-scale aircrafts, with over 1,200 ones produced since the first launch in 1994. MHI is a strategic manufacturing partner, responsible for producing not only door passenger, but the fuselage. In 1993, the company started to supply components for the first Boeing 777 in the world. MHIVA was founded in 2008 by MHI. And, it is currently conducting several projects for manufacturing large commercial aircrafts, composite material wing boxes for commercial medium-size aircraft of Boeing 787, production lines of first commercial domestic aircraft of Japan - Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), and engages in manufacturing aircraft 777X - upgraded jetliner from 777. In the time to come, MHI with support from Boeing will continue promoting cooperation with MHIVA and other domestic partners of MHIVA to develop further the scale of manufacturing commercial aircraft.

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