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Boeing contract with USAF could mean $25M, 450 jobs for Michigan

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It's the economic butterfly effect. A big contract win by Boeing in Chicago means money and jobs for Michigan's aerospace-related companies.

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"At least four Michigan manufacturers are ready to produce components on the NewGen Tanker. One is Livonia-based LaSalle Electric Supply Co., which will provide electrical standards, lighting products and tie straps.

LaSalle currently stocks aircraft lamps for Boeing, including the 767 aircraft. The NewGen Tanker is a wide-body, multimission aircraft based on the Boeing 767 commercial airplane and updated with advanced technology.

"There's a lot of homegrown interest in this," said Jim Gatward, president of LaSalle Electric Supply. "It does two things for us: extends the lifeline of the Boeing 767 aircraft platform for many years and all ancillary product and support that go into that aircraft.""

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