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  • ORNL's Trim & Drill Tool for Boeing Sets Guinness World Record for Largest 3D-Printed Item - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ORNL’s Trim & Drill Tool for Boeing Sets Guinness World Record for Largest 3D-Printed Item

    A trim-and-drill tool created by researchers at the Energy Department‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory for Boeing has set a new Guinness World Record as the largest solid three-dimensionally printed item. ORNL said Monday the laboratory worked over 30 hours to print the tool that is 17.5 feet long, 5.5 feet wide and 1.5 feet tall with a weight of approximately 1,650 pounds. Boeing will use the trim […] More

  • Emirates Inks $13B GE9X Services Deal - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Emirates Inks $13B GE9X Services Deal

    Emirates Airlines announced Tuesday that it has signed a $13 billion, 12-year OnPoint solution agreement with GE for the maintenance and complete overhaul of the new line of GE9X engines powering its 150 Boeing 777X aircraft. The OnPoint solution contract is part of a larger arrangement announced at the 2013 Dubai Air Show, providing Emirates with 300 […] More

  • Jacobs to Help Boeing Construction Fabrication Facility; Tom McDuffie Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jacobs to Help Boeing Construction Fabrication Facility; Tom McDuffie Comments

    Jacobs Engineering Group will provide Boeing with project and construction management support such as preliminary planning and project controls for a planned 1.2 million-square foot fabrication facility in Everett, Wash. The companies aim to complete the future Composite Wing Center for the Boeing 777X commercial plane by mid-2016, Jacobs said Tuesday. Tom McDuffie, Jacobs group vice president, the “technically complex” project […] More

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