TRUMBULL, Conn., May 27, 2008 – Sikorsky Aerospace Services, the newly re-branded aftermarket organization for Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., will open a regional spare parts stocking facility in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on June 1. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The facility, operated in partnership with logistics/shipping services world leader DHL, will receive, stock, and ship a wide array of spare parts to support Sikorsky’s customers in Asia who operate a variety of civil/commercial rotorcraft including Sikorsky S-61, S-76®, and S-92® helicopters. The facility also will stock parts to support fixed wing aircraft owned and operated in the region by customers of Derco Aerospace, a unit of Sikorsky Aerospace Services.
David Adler, President of Sikorsky Aerospace Services, said, “This is an important step for Sikorsky Aerospace Services that should significantly improve our ability to support our valued customers in Southeast Asia. It is a region where we are experiencing significant growth and expect that trend to continue well into the future. Our customers expect world-class support, and we intend to deliver just that.”
He added this is only one of many steps that Sikorsky Aerospace Services will announce to increase its global reach. “The excitement and momentum around Sikorsky Aerospace Services has just begun – there is much more to come,” Adler said.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture and service. Its Sikorsky Aerospace Services business designs and applies advanced logistics and supply chain solutions for commercial rotary, military rotary and fixed wing customers. Sikorsky Aircraft’s mission statement reflects the company’s long commitment to safety and innovation: "We pioneer flight solutions that bring people home everywhere… every time."™ More information is available at the interactive www.sikorsky.com Web site.
United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.
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