MTI-Leewood to supply Airbus A380 crew-rest compartments

By Liz White, ERJ staff

Mississauga, Ontario-Silicone elastomer and foam processor MTI-Leewood has gained a major contract-valued at $45 million over 20 years -to supply soft furnishings for the crew-rest compartments of the new Airbus A380 aircraft.

MTI-Leewood, a division of MTI Global Inc., will supply Airbus for new aircraft builds and will also supply for retrofit as needed. Serial deliveries, for mattresses, carpets, wall linings and curtains for the compartments, are scheduled to begin this autumn, said a statement from Mississauga-headquartered MTI.

“We’re delighted that…

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