SEATTLE, March 29, 2007 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has opened a new Integrated Materials Management (IMM) Asia Regional Center in Singapore.
Boeing’s Integrated Materials Management helps maintain and manage an airline’s spare parts inventory, providing items to the airline mechanic as needed. The IMM team manages supplier-owned inventory at airline maintenance locations which results in reduced inventory holding and other supply-chain management costs at the airline.
The opening of the regional center enhances the current support of on-site teams throughout the globe and improves communications and visibility of inventory within the IMM network which directly benefits the customer. The center will provide around-the-clock support to all IMM customers and network suppliers.