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Greenville, SC, United States, 2005/06/08 - Michelin continually responds to the safety and profitability requirements of commercial and regional aviation throughout the world.
Michelin offers approved tires for all current Boeing airplane models..
"Like Michelin, Boeing is applying cutting-edge innovation to improve mobility," says Bob Carroll, international VP of Sales and Marketing for Michelin Aircraft Tires. "Our radial tire and NZG technology is a great fit for the new 787 Dreamliner and we're proud to be a part of such an important aviation advancement."
"With innovative tire technologies and proven performance on other Boeing programs, Michelin is a great addition to our partner team," says Boeing 787 Vice President and General Manager Mike Bair.
The world's largest tire maker, Michelin manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks, motorcycles and the space shuttle.Michelin Group is active on all continents, from China to Brazil and from The United States of America to Germany and Russia.
Michelin manufactures and sells tires for all kinds of vehicles, publishes maps and guides and operates a number of digital services in more than 170 countries.
The Boeing Company
Boeing is the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest combined manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft. With additional capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, rocket engines, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems, the company’s reach extends to customers in 145 countries. In terms of sales, Boeing is one of the largest U.S. exporters.
The 787-8 Dreamliner will carry 223 passengers in three-classes of seating with a range of up to 8,500 nautical miles (15,700 kms). The 787 is a family of three super-efficient airplanes that will provide passengers with a better flying experience.