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Triumph Workers in Spokane Return to Work, Focused on Customer Commitments

By Business Wire News   


Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) announced that its workforce in Spokane, Wash., returned to work following ratification of a new contract with members of the Local IAM (International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers) District 751.

The four-year collective bargaining agreement covers approximately 400 production workers at the company’s Precision Components composites facility in Spokane. This is the first time since 2007 that the workers are being covered under a four-year contract vs. a three-year one.

“With the contract ratification behind us, we are now focusing as a team to deliver on our customer commitments,” said Pat Jones, general manager of the Spokane facility.

Negotiations on the new contract began on April 20. IAM-represented workers in Spokane had been on strike since May 11. The new contract was ratified with 82 percent of the vote on June 22 and employees returned to work on June 27.

Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems. The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.

More information about Triumph can be found on the company’s website at

Triumph Group, Inc.
Michele Long, 610-251-1000
Director – Communications
Sheila G. Spagnolo, 610-251-1000
Vice President – Tax & Investor Relations


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