Advanced Manufacturing delivers A320neo integrated propulsion system



UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has delivered the first two fully integrated propulsion systems for the Airbus 320neo from the Foley, Alabama facility to the Airbus final assembly line in Mobile, the company said.

The newly expanded manufacturing and integration facility in Foley uses state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques that enable on-time, high quality customer deliveries. This award winning manufacturing site integrated the full nacelle system, designed and built by UTC Aerospace Systems, with the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM Geared Turbofanâ„¢ (GTF) engine.

In 2011, Airbus selected UTC Aerospace Systems to design, manufacture and support the full nacelle system for the A320neo GTF engines for the life of the program. In 2017, the company received the Airbus Supplier Support Rating for exceptional aftermarket support of airplanes in 2017.

In support of the Airbus A320neo program, UTC Aerospace System elected to expand the Foley, Alabama campus to meet customer demand.

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.

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.