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2014-04-10 08:20:42

BANGALORE, India, and WICHITA, Kansas, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems [http://www.infosys.com/Links/redirectlink.aspx?id=spirit-aerosystems.aspx ], Inc., one of the world's largest independent suppliers of commercial airplane assemblies and components along with Infosys [http://www.infosys.com ], a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing, today announced the winners of the Spirit Global Design Challenge (SGDC) 2013. 66 students from thirteen...

2014-04-09 08:21:13

WICHITA, Kan., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Aftermarket Customer Support recently opened a sales office at the Tinker Business and Industrial Park in Midwest City, Okla. Spirit's Aftermarket division supports the OEM to provide spare parts for commercial platform aircraft that have been modified for military programs. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO "Spirit AeroSystems has a proud history of building and supporting...

2014-03-18 16:20:55

WICHITA, Kan., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit" or "the Company"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SPR), announced today that it has closed a refinancing of its $540.4 million senior secured term loan B. The new $540.4 million term loan B, which was priced at LIBOR plus 2.50% and matures in September 2020, replaces the term loan B that was scheduled to mature in April 2019....

2014-03-03 12:22:15

WICHITA, Kan., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO Remarks from Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the website ahead of...

2014-02-25 12:20:36

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TECT Aerospace, a global leader in aerospace component manufacturing, announced today their commitment to provide $100,000 over the next five years to Wichita State University (WSU) for the development of a community-wide program that will mentor K-12 students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The STEM mentoring initiative will target girls, low-income youth and students of color. The program will recruit professionals...

2014-02-19 23:00:50

New Option for Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing Coming Soon for Wichita Area Seniors Wichita, KS (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 More than 60,000 Sedgwick County residents are already age 65 or older, and that number is expected to grow substantially within the next 10 years with the aging of Baby Boomers. In an effort to meet the growing demand for senior living options in the area, a $35 million expansion of Wichita Presbyterian Manor is currently underway and on track to open...

2014-02-10 16:22:08

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Chief Executive Officer Larry Lawson and Chief Financial Officer Sanjay Kapoor will speak at the Barclays Industrial Select Conference in Miami, Fla., on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, at 11:25 a.m. (EST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) Remarks from Lawson and Kapoor will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised...

2014-02-07 08:22:54

Acquisition establishes Wichita State University as a hub for the study of Parks' work WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University has acquired 125 fine art photographs by the internationally acclaimed, Kansas-born artist Gordon Parks (1912-2006). The acquisition was made possible by a generous donation from The Gordon Parks Foundation (GPF), a $150,000 challenge grant from Paula and Barry Downing and matching funds....

2014-01-23 08:21:19

WICHITA, Kan., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, February 6, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) President and Chief Executive Officer, Larry Lawson and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Sanjay Kapoor will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about...

2013-12-26 20:20:08

WICHITA, Kan., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beechcraft Corporation announced today that Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) has agreed to acquire Beech Holdings, LLC, the parent of Beechcraft Corporation, for approximately $1.4 billion in cash. Bill Boisture, CEO of Beechcraft, said: "This transaction represents an important step forward in the evolution of Beechcraft's business. The team at Beechcraft has worked tirelessly to strengthen our core business and to maintain our position as a...