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Parker Hannifin Corp - Advanced Atomization Technologies Signs Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Agreement with Aero Gulf Norway

July 16, 2014

ENP Newswire - 16 July 2014

Release date- 15072014 - FARNBOROUGH, ENGLAND - Advanced Atomization Technologies, the joint venture between Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation, has signed a multi-year maintenance support agreement with maintenance, repair, and overhaul company Aero Gulf Norway to provide MRO services for CFM56 fuel nozzles in support of Aero Gulf Norway's engine overhaul shop.

AA TECH is headquartered and performs all of its manufacturing in Clyde, New York. Its fuel nozzles are installed on almost every commercial aviation and industrial engine manufactured by GE Aviation.

AA TECH will support the Aero Gulf Norway engine shop through Parker Aerospace's Customer Support Operations fuel nozzle repair facility in Glendale, Arizona.

Parker's Customer Support Operations will perform all contract management and day-to-day administration on behalf of AA TECH and will act as a liaison between Aero Gulf Norway and AA TECH's manufacturing operations. Customer Support Operations service transactions includes on spare parts, repairs, overhauls, warranties, engineering support, training, provisioning, technical data, maintenance, and field services.

'AA Tech is happy to support Aero Gulf Norway's growing MRO service needs on the CFM56 engine,' said AA Tech General Manager David Overholt. 'We look forward to strengthening our new partnership with this multi-faceted customer.'

About GE Aviation

GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft, as well as supplying powerplants for marine & industrial applications. An operating unit of GE, GE Aviation has the largest and fastest-growing installed base of jet engines in commercial aviation and a global services network to support them. The business employs approximately 40,000 people and operates more than 80 facilities around the world.

About Parker Aerospace

Parker Aerospace is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture, and service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets.

Its product lines include primary and secondary flight control actuation, power generation and control components, thrust-reverser actuation systems, electrohydraulic servovalves, electric motor-driven hydraulic pumps, fuel pumps and valves, refueling, defueling, and aerial refueling equipment, fuel tank inerting systems; tank pressure and vent controls, level and flow control equipment; motor-operated valves and fuel equipment, lubrication oil reservoirs, lubrication and scavenge pumps, fuel measurement and management systems, thermal management products, cockpit instrumentation, lightning-safe products, pneumatic subsystems and components, water subsystems and components, fluid metering delivery and atomization devices, wheels, brakes, and fluid conveyance products such as hoses, tubes, disconnects, and fittings.

It is an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets.

About Aero Gulf Norway

Aero Gulf Norway AS was founded in 2012 by investors from Dubai, Qatar and Bahrain. They purchased the site and facilities of the previously named Pratt & Whitney Norway Engine centre in Stavanger Norway. They have in place contracts that provide engine inputs in the first year of operation (2014).

Aero Gulf Norway AS' highly customised engine MRO services deliver tangible value with industry recognised EGT margin and quality. These are underpinned by its airline operational and engine maintenance experience supported by high-tech power plant knowledge and solid financial resources. The Sola Engine Centre in Stavanger, Norway, was designed specifically for CFM56 engine maintenance and has a capacity for 120 engines per annum. The shop is fully approved to EASA Part 145 and FAA Part 145 standards and offer competitive TAT guaranteed by highly skilled engineers.


Alison Dittmeier

Parker Aerospace

Tel: 949/851-3515


Rich Gorham

GE Aviation

Tel: 781/594-4192


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Source: ENP Newswire

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