ADVANCING AEROSTRUCTURE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING: UTC AEROSPACE SYSTEMS TO COLLABORATE WITH AERNNOVA AEROSPACE
- UTC Aerospace Systems and Aernnova Aerospace sign letter of intent to progress the design and manufacturing of structural composites
CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 17, 2018 – UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that it has signed a letter of intent for a strategic collaboration with Aernnova Aerospace. This collaboration will focus on advancing aircraft structural composites design and architectures, including wings, flight controls, and integrated fuselage – nacelle designs for the evolving commercial supersonics market.
Aernnova is a leading design and build supplier of aerostructures, components and engineering services, specializing in composites and with a significant expertise in empennages, fuselage sections, wings, pressure bulkheads and doors among others. UTC Aerospace Systems – Aerostructures is a leading design-build supplier of engine nacelle systems, pylons, and other engineered structures. This combined expertise in design and industrialization will offer competitive and advanced solutions to the aerospace industry, including commercial, business jet, and military OEM customers.
“We are excited about the advancements and opportunities this agreement will bring to aerostructures, specifically around advanced composite structures,” said UTC Aerospace Systems Aerostructures President Marc Duvall. “This letter of intent is another proof point of the forward thinking at UTC Aerospace Systems.”
About UTC Aerospace Systems
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries, supporting a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities. For more information about the company, visit our website at www.utcaerospacesystems.com or follow us on Twitter: @utcaerosystems
About United Technologies Corporation
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs. For more information about the company, visit our website at www.utc.com or follow us on Twitter: @UTC