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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...

2013-12-11 23:00:13

Foundation Financial Group has announced that employees from its Wichita Retail Branch Office, located at 11333 E. Kellogg Avenue #300, will be collecting nonperishable food donations during their annual holiday cookie exchange. FFG’s food drive will support the Salvation Army. Wichita, Kansas (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Foundation Financial Group has announced that employees from its Wichita Retail Branch Office, located at 11333 E. Kellogg Avenue #300, will be collecting nonperishable...

2013-11-26 08:20:40

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] today announced the appointment of a new member, Christopher E. Kubasik, to its board of directors effective yesterday Nov. 25. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) "Chris brings a wealth of financial expertise and industry leadership background, and we are very pleased to welcome him to the board," said Bob Johnson, board chairman of Spirit AeroSystems. "We are excited to...

2013-11-12 16:20:28

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Investor Relations Director Coleen Tabor will speak at the Gabelli & Company 19(th) Annual Aircraft Supplier Conference in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, Nov.19, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (EST). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) Tabor's remarks will be webcast and will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are advised to check the web site...

2013-11-08 12:20:22

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today shipped its first leading and trailing edge wing structures for the A320neo program from its Prestwick, Scotland, site. Several hundred Spirit employees celebrated the program milestone along with representatives from Airbus at a ceremony marking the achievement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130515/CG13652LOGO) "The on-time delivery of Spirit's first shipment in support of the...

2013-10-21 16:21:05

WICHITA, Kan., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] will release its third quarter 2013 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (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 third quarter 2013 results...

2013-10-17 23:27:43

Fans in search of tickets for George Strait's exclusive appearance in Wichita, Kansas at the INTRUST Bank Arena on the evening of Friday, April 4, 2014 can now find tickets and tour information online atTicketProcess.com. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 When his fans learned of the fact that George Strait in Kansas is a reality that will be coming along soon, many of them began to peruse the online marketplace for affordable tickets. TicketProcess.com is ready and waiting for fans who would...

2013-09-12 12:21:40

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today continued its previously announced workforce reductions by issuing layoff notices to approximately 150 salaried and management workers in Wichita, Kan. In addition, a significant number of Spirit salaried employees have expressed interest in voluntary retirement and voluntary layoff programs. The company is offering a lump sum severance payment and career transition services to employees who are...

2013-08-29 16:20:53

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced additional workforce reductions in Wichita, Kan., to begin next month. The actions are the result of an ongoing workforce assessment designed to balance the workforce, reduce overhead costs, increase efficiency and drive improved performance. Reductions will be accomplished through a voluntary retirement program, a voluntary layoff program, and following the voluntary exercise, a layoff...

2013-08-23 16:20:26

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced key leadership changes and additions as it continues the drive to sharpen its focus on the company's strategic priorities. Phil Anderson has been named senior vice president of Defense and Contracts, with responsibility for all company contracting as well as solidifying the structure to allow Spirit to pursue more military work in the future. (Logo:...