WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation congratulates The Boeing Company on selection of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner as the 2011 Robert J. Collier Trophy recipient. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
"We congratulate Boeing on this prestigious achievement, which recognizes the 787 Dreamliner's technological excellence and its broad impact on the aeronautical industry," said Bob Leduc, president, 787, space and U.S. classified programs, Hamilton Sundstrand. "Hamilton Sundstrand is proud of our contributions, as a major supplier, to this innovative airplane."
Hamilton Sundstrand supplies nine major systems to the 787 Dreamliner, including the Environmental Control System, Auxiliary Power System, Electrical Power Generating and Start System, Remote and Primary Power Distribution Systems, Nitrogen Generation System, Ram Air Turbine, Electric Motor Pump, and Fire Detection and Suppression System.
With 2011 sales of $6.2 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major supplier for international space programs.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.
SOURCE Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation