CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Company to manufacture landing gear for the new Boeing 737 MAX. The contract calls for UTC Aerospace Systems to provide the nose and main landing gear in addition to the main gear side struts. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
UTC Aerospace Systems will manufacture the 737 MAX landing gear in several of its North America and Poland sites. Currently, there are more than 1,400 orders for the new airplane with the first delivery of the 737 MAX planned for 2017. UTC Aerospace Systems also provides landing gear for the Boeing Next-Generation 737, 747, 767 and the 777.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.
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