WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkish Technic has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation's Auxiliary Power Systems business as Golden Supplier of the Year for 2011. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
The APS3200 auxiliary power unit (APU) is currently on board more than 1,700 Airbus A320 aircraft around the world and has accumulated more than 31 million hours since entering service on the Airbus A320 family of aircraft. The APS3200 has been a popular choice with airlines since its introduction into service in 1994.
"Hamilton Sundstrand is delighted to share our world-class customer support experience with Turkish Technic in support of their APU repair business," said Eileen Drake, vice president and general manager, Hamilton Sundstrand Auxiliary Power Systems. "We are very pleased to be selected as the Golden Supplier to Turkish Technic."
Turkish Technic, a wholly owned subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, based in Istanbul, is the largest airline MRO company in Turkey. Hamilton Sundstrand Auxiliary Power Systems, based in San Diego, Calif., currently has more than 13,000 APUs in commercial and military service.
With 2011 revenues 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