Hamilton Sundstrand and Lufthansa Technik sign long-term contract for Boeing 787 component services

Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, and a key supplier in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner program and Lufthansa Technik AG have signed a long-term contract for providing MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) services on Hamilton Sundstrand’s components for the Boeing 787.

This relationship allows Lufthansa Technik’s component division to take another step forward by offering a broad portfolio of services for Hamilton Sundstrand components to Boeing 787 customers, including latest technologies like bleedless systems or liquid cooling components.

For the Boeing 787, as for other aircraft types in the past, Lufthansa Technik will continue its successful path of developing and applying sophisticated repairs. The agreement also enables Lufthansa Technik to become an official member of Hamilton Sundstrand’s Boeing 787 MRO supplier network.

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”Hamilton Sundstrand is pleased to provide Boeing 787 customers with additional maintenance options through its newest relationship with Lufthansa Technik,” said Matthew Bromberg, vice president and general manager Customer Service of Hamilton Sundstrand. “Lufthansa Technik’s vast experience in the overhaul, maintenance and repair industry will provide the solid foundation needed to successfully support our customers.”

Dr. Burkhard Andrich, senior vice president Aircraft Component Services of Lufthansa Technik, said: “I am pleased that we could further extend the long-standing successful relationship with Hamilton Sundstrand. This agreement is a major milestone for our roadmap to establish Lufthansa Technik as one of the leading MRO providers for the new Boeing 787 program.”

Lufthansa Technik and Hamilton Sundstrand are already cooperating in on-site-support for components and projects for other aircraft to increase the reliability of components or the development of new repair methods.

Source: Hamilton Sundstrand, A United Technologies Company (NYSE:UTX)
Date: Apr 5, 2012