Air Products has been awarded a long-term contract by JCET STATS ChipPAC Korea (JSCK), a large semiconductor packaging and test services provider, to supply tonnage quantities of nitrogen to its new production facility in Incheon, South Korea.
Drawing from a flexible pool of employees on short-term contracts can help manufacturing firms iron out the highs and lows of a lumpy business cycle. But the value of using contractors isn’t all about plugging gaps in capacity, explains Garry Rogerson - managing director of Perpetual Partnerships.
The Boeing Company has received approval from the US Defense Department to sell up to nine of its P-8A Poseidon military surveillance jets to the UK in a proposed deal worth up to $3.2bn for the US-headquartered multinational manufacturer.
Triumph Actuation Systems-UK & IOM, a subsidiary of US-based Triumph Group, has entered into a long term agreement with Airbus S.A.S. to continue manufacturing its landing gear actuation systems for the A320ceo and A320neo platforms.