04 July, 2023

Bombardier further controls supply chain by buying up Latécoère’s electrical wiring interconnection system business in Querétaro, Mexico

The Canadian planemaker Bombardier has confirmed it had completed a transaction to acquire Latécoère’s assets and activities of its Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) business in Querétaro, Mexico, as it seeks to take control of its entire supply chain.  

"The Bombardier team is pleased to complete this strategic and mutually beneficial acquisition," said David Murray, Executive Vice President, Manufacturing, IT and Bombardier Operational Excellence System. "This agreement allows Bombardier to continue to strengthen its position as an industry leader in Querétaro, Mexico, and to confirm its position as a flagship company of the Mexican aerospace industry."

With this acquisition, Bombardier retains strategic EWIS activities and secures the assets and expertise to manufacture the electrical harnesses required in its industry-leading aircraft. This initiative is aligned with the company’s recent insourcing initiatives, aimed to optimize and bolster its supply chain.