MIAMI, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MRO AMERICAS – Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and PAS Technologies Inc. have signed an agreement to establish PAS Technologies Inc. as the exclusive designated service provider for selected repairs on Pratt & Whitney and IAE engine models.
Under the long-term agreement, PAS Technologies Inc. will perform selected repairs on the PW2000, PW4000 and IAE V2500 engine families. PAS Technologies Inc. will perform this work at its Hillsboro, Ohio, and Kansas City, Mo., facilities.
"Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is pleased to partner with PAS Technologies Inc.," said Tom Hutton, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners vice president. "By establishing enhanced designated service provider relationships, Pratt & Whitney further strengthens its worldwide Global Service Partners network through expanded repair capacity and capability while continuing to maintain the high quality and customer support standards our customers have come to expect."
"PAS Technologies Inc. is excited to enter into this new designated service provider agreement with Pratt & Whitney, a world-class OEM and MRO," said Phil Milazzo, PAS Technologies Inc. president and chief executive officer. "This partnership further extends our product services, adding new high technology repairs, and new market applications for our services."
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is a total service provider for engines made by Pratt & Whitney, International Aero Engines, General Electric, Rolls-Royce and CFMI. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
A privately held corporation headquartered in North Kansas City, Missouri, PAS Technologies Inc. (www.pas-technologies.com) specializes in providing cost-effective repair and overhaul solutions for the aerospace and industrial markets. By using innovative and proprietary high-technology repair processes, along with repair solutions licensed from OEMs, the company saves its customers from having to purchase costly replacement parts. It services a broad range of components, including gas turbine engines, critical airframe parts, gates and seats used in oil field, specialized provider of services to the power generation industry, and components used in other industrial high-wear, high-heat and highly corrosive environments.
This release includes "forward looking statements" concerning anticipated business opportunities that are subject to risks and uncertainties, including with regard to the contract described in this release. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or implied in forward looking statements include changes in the health of the global economy and the aerospace industry. For information identifying other important economic, political, regulatory, legal, technological, competitive and other uncertainties, see UTC's 10-K, 10-Q and other reports filed with the SEC.
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