Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners Names Metal Technology Co. Ltd. Designated Service Provider for JT8D Engine Repairs
EAST HARTFORD Conn., Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners and Metal Technology Co. Ltd. (MTC) have signed an agreement to establish MTC as a designated service provider for Pratt & Whitney JT8D engine part repairs. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. Under the long-term agreement, MTC will perform high pressure turbine/low pressure turbine blade and vane repairs for Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines at its Narita, Japan-based facility.
"Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners is pleased to partner with Metal Technology Co. Ltd.," said Jerry Tarnacki, Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners vice president. "We have every confidence MTC will continue to provide the high quality and cost-effective services our customers in this region have come to expect."
"Metal Technology Co. Ltd. is excited to enter into this new designated service provider agreement with Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners," said Kazuhiko Hasegawa, president, Metal Technology Co. Ltd. "This partnership further extends our product offerings, adding new repairs and new applications for our customers and will achieve a win-win result between Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners and Metal Technology Co. Ltd."
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.
Metal Technology Co. Ltd, based in Tokyo, Japan, provides a wide variety of world-class metal processing technology in addition to designing and manufacturing technology for various composites, mainly conducting heat treatment of metal parts and Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP). In 2011, Metal Technology Co. Ltd. established its Chiba plant to expand the company's aerospace component businesses. Click here to learn more about Metal Technology Co. Ltd.
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