Norbert Steinkemper

Broetje-Automation GmbH and Guanglian Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. Join Forces for the Development of Civil Aviation in China


At a signing ceremony held during the Shanghai Airshow, key leaders from Huarui Aerospace Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Broetje-Automation GmbH, and Guanglian Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. gathered to mark the commencement of a collaboration to support the production of the Chinese-built widebody airliner.

Key assembly equipment for fuselage assembly

Huarui Aerospace is one of the leading partners building the first Chinese-built widebody aircraft. Broetje-Automation and Guanglian Aviation Industry Co. were selected to provide proven automation technology for its structural assembly. This strategic partnership, formalized at the prestigious Shanghai Airshow, will deliver key assembly equipment for the first mid-fuselage panel line.

Multi Panel Assembly Cell - MPAC

In the execution of the project Broetje-Automation GmbH and Guanglian Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. are forming a consortium dedicated to providing an advanced assembly line with industry 4.0 digital twin capabilities to Huarui Aerospace Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Broetje-Automation GmbH will play a pivotal role by supplying advanced automated equipment, including a multi-panel assembly cell known as MPAC.

Pushing the boundaries of aerospace manufacturing

The signing ceremony at the Shanghai Airshow signifies not only a significant leap in international cooperation but also the introduction of state-of-the-art technologies. Broetje-Automation GmbH’s provision of the MPAC underscores their commitment to pushing the boundaries of aerospace manufacturing as a global leader for assembly technology in the aerospace industry.