Boeing has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based EnCore Group, an aerospace interiors company that designs, certifies and produces airplane galleys and seats for airlines and also supplies products and components to Boeing and Airbus
The acquisition includes the entire company including EnCore Interiors, EnCore International and LIFT by EnCore. Boeing previously partnered with LIFT by EnCore on the launch of its Tourist Class Seating, designed specifically to complement the Boeing 737 Sky Interior.
The completion of the transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected to close by the end of the second quarter of 2019.
With approximately 700 employees, EnCore Group is headquartered in Huntington Beach, Calif., with facilities located in California and Mexico. EnCore Group has been a supplier to Boeing since its formation in 2011 and was previously recognized as a Boeing Supplier of the Year.
In May 2018, Boeing agreed to acquire aerospace parts distributor KLX for $4.25 billion.