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ST Engineering's aerospace unit secures new contracts worth S$700 million in Q2

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 18:12

SINGAPORE Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) on Tuesday announced that its aerospace arm, ST Aerospace, has secured new contracts worth S$700 million in the second quarter of 2016.

The projects range from airframe maintenance and cabin interiors to engine wash and component repair and overhaul.

The new contracts include line and heavy airframe maintenance for commercial airlines and military operators, as well as cabin interior modifications for various customers. For component support, the aerospace arm signed a general trade agreement with an European airline, for the Boeing 787 nacelle component exchange and repairs, while securing landing gear work for a military operator.

ST Engineering also signed multiple contracts with customers in the Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US for EcoPower engine wash services.

The aerospace sector redelivered a total of 722 aircraft for airframe maintenance and modification work in the second quarter. This included the first Boeing 787 C-level maintenance check completed for a regional airline, cabin interior modifications for both VIP aircraft and commercial airliners, as well as an A380 cabin overhaul for a European customer.

The company's US airframe facility in Mobile, Alabama added heavy maintenance capabilities for the Boeing 767 aircraft, extending its range of maintenance services for customers in the region. ST Aerospace has also completed the preliminary design phase for the Airbus A321P2F (passenger-to-freighter) conversion programme.

Separately, on aircraft seats design development, ST Aerospace became the first company to receive the Production Organisation Approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore.

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