Boeing orders Orbital Drilling equipment

Boeing has awarded Novator a contract for portable Orbital Drilling equipment for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner production in Everett, WA and North Charleston, SC, USA.

The order comprises a new type of advanced portable Orbital Drilling unit that has been developed in close cooperation with Boeing to conform to their requirements. 

“We are very satisfied that Boeing has chosen to place this order and excited to bring this new development into commercialization where it can start generating value for our customer” says Hans-Petter Andersson, Novator’s CEO.

The equipment will be delivered during 2016.

About Novator

Novator is a high-tech engineering company focused on providing efficient drilling solutions based on, but not limited to, the patented Orbital Drilling technology. Novator’s Orbital Drilling™ technology is designed to meet tomorrow’s production requirements for customers working with advanced and complex materials, mainly within the aerospace industry.

The Orbital Drilling technology enables companies to significantly improve quality and productivity while cutting production costs. The main driving force behind using Orbital Drilling™ is the introduction of new, advanced materials such as carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP), and Titanium, materials in which many companies today are facing great challenges when drilling. 

Novator holds a number of patents around the world that are directly related to Orbital Drilling and hole production. Patents relate to methodology, equipment and accessories.

Novator’s headquarter is in Stockholm, Sweden.

For further information, please contact:

Hans-Petter Andersson

Phone:                +46 8 673 54 57
:               +46 70 380 74 59


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