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Pratt & Whitney Signs Exhaust System Component Distribution Agreement with Satair Group

Press Release   •   Nov 01, 2017 11:00 CET

Signing a new engine deal at the MRO Asia: Steen Karsbo, VP Business Development at Satair Group (right) and Rob Lee, Marketing Director at Pratt & Whitney (left)

MRO ASIA, November 1, 2017 – Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Satair Group, a leading provider of aftermarket services and solutions for the civil aerospace industry, for the exclusive distribution of PW4000 100-inch engine nacelle exhaust system parts.

Under the terms of the agreement, Satair Group will distribute the spare parts to Pratt & Whitney’s worldwide customer base. Satair Group will also maintain customer orders and fulfillment for the life of the program and has already taken over distribution duties.

“Through this agreement with Pratt & Whitney, we will add exhaust system parts into our parts portfolio to provide an even broader product offering to our customers. This comes on top of the thrust reverser component distribution agreement we signed with Pratt & Whitney in 2016. We are happy to see our relationship expand, and we look forward to the opportunity to provide additional value-added services to both our customers and Pratt & Whitney,” said Steen Karsbo, vice president of business development, Satair Group.

“Our mission is to provide our customers with the highest level of Aftermarket support throughout the engine’s lifecycle under the Pratt & Whitney EngineWise™ service brand,” said Earl Exum, Pratt & Whitney’s vice president, Transactional Aftermarket. “We are pleased that our PW4000 engine customers will have expanded use of Satair Group’s worldwide distribution network.”

Satair Group is a truly global company and world leader in the commercial aerospace aftermarket, committed to delivering excellence in everything they do and ensuring that both ends of the aerospace industry are continuously connected.

Satair Group provides genuine OEM parts distribution and offers an exhaustive and innovative multi-fleet service portfolio to OEMs and customers. In addition, the company provides genuine Airbus Material Support and is the sole Airbus authorised distributor for a wide range of Proprietary Products and Services accessible through the trading partner Airbus SAS.

Satair Group is a stand-alone company and 100% Airbus subsidiary with more than 1.250 employees and 10 locations worldwide.

Satair Group. Excellence Connected, Twitter: @satair_aviation

About Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.

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