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Italy Police Seize Parts in Boeing 787 Subcontractor Probe: Ansa

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Italian authorities seized components used to manufacture fuselages for Boeing Co. 787 jets at Leonardo SpA’s plant in Grottaglie, Ansa newswire reported.

The parts were produced by MPS, subcontractors of Leonardo, one of Boeing’s largest Dreamliner parts suppliers, the newswire said. The components were allegedly produced using titanium and aluminum that didn’t comply in quality and origin with contracted terms.