An official of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has revealed that the Precision Engineering Complex (PEC) is manufacturing Boeing-777 aircraft parts.
A media report has cited the Deputy General Manager of PEC saying that it has also been included in the gold category of vendors of Boeing Commercial Airplane Company for the last four years.
For those who don’t know, PEC is a subsidiary of PIA. It was established in 1980 and since then, it has been manufacturing machined parts for several international airplane manufacturers including the world’s biggest commercial airplane manufacturer Boeing.
A PIA official said that PEC has a solid reputation as a supplier of quality parts to aerospace industries. It has won approvals as a sub-contractor from many other prominent manufacturers of aerospace industries of the US and Europe.
To meet the exact demands of aerospace industries, we provide a broad base engineering discipline which includes casting, machining, various protective metal treatments, and NDT. The PEC is experienced in cutting large varieties of basic and exotic materials including harder steels, alloys of aluminum and machining a wide range of castings, forgings, and extrusions. Our capabilities in aerospace industries include conventional machining, 3, 4 & 5 dimensional CNC machining (Turning & milling), grinding, copy milling CAD/CAM, electric discharge machining (EDM), etc.
Rashid further told that PEC also manufactures parts for Pakistan Armed Forces. He revealed that the complex has been designing, developing, and firing rocket, missiles, and 500 lbs. (~227 kg) and 1000 lbs. (~453.6 kg) bombs for Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
The PEC additionally manufactures optical equipment for Al-Khalid tanks, submarines, and armored vehicles, while also being a licensed manufacturer of Super Mashak aircraft parts.