Magellan Aerospace (Magellan) has signed a six-year agreement with Pratt & Whitney to produce aluminium castings for Next Generation Product Family (NGPF) of engines that power the Airbus A320neo, Airbus A220, Embraer E2 series and Mitsubishi MRJ aircraft.

Under the agreement, the castings will be manufactured at Magellan’s facilities in Haley, Ontario, Canada, and Glendale, Arizona, US.

Through this agreement, Magellan expects to generate around C$81m in revenue through 2023.

Magellan Business Development, Marketing and Contract vice president Haydn Martin said: “This new agreement will provide Pratt & Whitney with enhanced security of supply with Magellan internally dual sourcing these castings between two manufacturing facilities in Canada and the USA, significantly de-risking the supply chain.

“Magellan will utilise the latest in advanced sand casting technologies, specifically 3D sand printing and automated pouring to produce these components.”

“Magellan will utilise the latest in advanced sand casting technologies, specifically 3D sand printing and automated pouring to produce these components.”

Pratt & Whitney strategic sourcing manager Brandon Barrett said: “Pratt & Whitney looks forward to continued growth with Magellan Aerospace in signing this agreement.

“Magellan is investing in the right technologies at both of its facilities to provide the complex castings for Pratt & Whitney’s NGPF engines.”

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Magellan provides advanced technologies in the aerospace sand casting industry.

It offers complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies globally.

This MayMagellan has signed an agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand, a UTC Aerospace Systems Company, for the manufacture of complex magnesium and aluminium castings for military and commercial aerospace platforms.

The castings will be produced by Magellan’s facilities in Haley, Ontario, and Glendale, Arizona, to support the JSF, PW1100, A320, 787 and 777 programmes.