MB Aerospace wins $1bn order to supply aero-engine components to United Technologies
Global aerospace engineering company MB Aerospace has secured a $1bn contract from United Technologies (UTC) to provide complex performance critical aero-engine components and assemblies.
To be provided under the new ten-year deal, the components will be used across Pratt & Whitney (PW) engine programme.
In addition, MB Aerospace is set to recruit around 160 engineering specialists over the next three to five years to service the contract.
The company currently employs 1,600 people at its sites in the US, UK and Poland.
MB Aerospace CEO Craig Gallagher said: “The MB Aerospace group has already invested more than $50m in machining technology, facilities expansion and in the last year, has recruited an additional 100 new full-time employees in support of this growth and ahead of the agreement of this exciting contract.
“Included in our investment in people is a groundbreaking engineering services team of more than 40 technical and programming specialists to support to each of our business units from a central hub located in Rzeszow, Poland, we plan to grow this team to at least 100 engineering specialists to support our customers through the intense period of growth facing the industry in the next three-five years.”
MB Aerospace supplies complex fabricated assemblies to UTC from its East Granby and Warren sites in the US, as well as complex machined parts to UTC from Rzeszow and Sterling Heights site in the US.