Thermoid’s five-year contract with Boeing

*IMAGE EMBARGOED Boeing employees assemble 737 aircraft on line 2 at Boeing's 737 Factory in Renton, Wash., on Thursday, May 30, 2013. Photo by Mike Kane for Bloomberg

Thermoid, a subsidiary of HBD Industries, Inc., a manufacturer of industrial rubber products, has announced a five-year contract award with Boeing Commercial Airlines.

Thermoid will supply environmental ducting products for Boeing on-board ventilation on most commercial airline models. The product will be manufactured out of the Chanute, KS operation where Thermoid designs and manufactures Aeroduct aviation and ground support products, industrial ventilation, fume control and material handling ducting products.

“We are very pleased to be awarded this long-term agreement and furthering our strategic relationship with Boeing that has lasted over 40 years,” said Thad Bogle, General Manager of Thermoid’s Ducting Business. “Our employees take great pride in producing high performance aviation hose and ducting for the most demanding and critical applications.’’

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