04/09/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/09/2019 13:57
Pratt & Whitney Aftermarket Supply Chain Signs New MRO Deal with Turbine Controls, Inc.
ATLANTA, April 9, 2019 - Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has signed a part repair service award agreement with Turbine Controls, Inc. (TC MRO) at the MRO Americas conference in Atlanta, Georgia. This signing is the first with a third-party repair supplier for Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines, and will help strengthen the Pratt & Whitney aftermarket network for repairs on the PW1500 engine. Through this deal, TC MRO will be involved in the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of both static and rotating components, including critical life limited parts.
'The agreement with TC MRO allows Pratt & Whitney to continue to expand its global MRO repair network,' stated Heather Walton, senior director, Aftermarket Supply Chain. 'TC MRO has been a long term supplier to Pratt & Whitney and we recognize their expertise in part repairs. Their proven performance and dedication to continuous improvement aligns with Pratt & Whitney values to exceed customer expectations and support the growing GTF PW1500 fleet.'
Turbine Controls, Inc., a global aerospace supplier, also provides repair services on a variety of operational commercial engines and has been a supplier of Pratt & Whitney for over a decade.
Pratt & Whitney continues to grow and strengthen its global network of top MRO suppliers that meet the highest standards of providing quality maintenance support for its customers. The GTF MRO network is part of Pratt & Whitney's EngineWise™ service portfolio, which provides engine operators with a variety of aftermarket services to maximize engine performance and fleet availability. Visit http://www.EngineWise.com/contact for an interactive map of GTF MRO network providers and respective locations.
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Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines, and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC. To learn more about the GTF engine, visit pwgtf.com. To receive press releases and other news directly, please sign up here.
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