ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LMI Aerospace, Inc. (Nasdaq: LMIA), announces the completion of their 2000th Cockpit Crew Floor for the Boeing 737. The Crew Floor shipped August 19 to longtime customer Spirit Aerosystems and the company held a celebration to mark this milestone on August 21 in Cottonwood Falls, KS.
"We recognize the hard work and dedication from our employees to make this milestone happen," says Chief Executive Officer Dan Korte. "We are currently at a rate of 42 crew floors per month and we anticipate going to 47 by 2017."
LMI Aerospace manufactures and supplies complex structural components and major sub-assemblies for leading airframe manufacturers throughout various aviation industries. The completion of 2,000 crew floors only further reinforces the company's commitment to growth in complex major assemblies.
Chad Collier, General Manager says, "We are excited to celebrate this achievement as it recognizes our employees' commitment and it confirms our longer standing partnership with our customer, Spirit Aerosystems."
LMI Aerospace, Inc. ("LMI") is a leading supplier of structural assemblies, kits and components and provider of design engineering services to the aerospace and defense markets. Through its Aerostructures segment, the company primarily fabricates machines, finishes, integrates, assembles and kits machined and formed close tolerance aluminum, specialty alloy and composite components and higher level assemblies for use by the aerospace and defense industries. It manufactures more than 40,000 products for integration into a variety of aircraft platforms manufactured by leading original equipment manufacturers and Tier 1 aerospace suppliers. Through its Engineering Services segment, the company provides a complete range of design, engineering and program management services, supporting aircraft product lifecycles from conceptual design, analysis and certification through production support, fleet support and service life extensions via a complete turnkey engineering solution.