Magellan signs long-term agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand
- Published: May 23, 2018
Magellan Aerospace has signed a long term agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation, a UTC Aerospace Systems Company, to manufacture complex magnesium and aluminium castings for various military and commercial aerospace platforms.
The castings will be produced by Magellan's facilities in Haley, Ontario and Glendale, Arizona.
The new agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand provides the framework for a new level of strategic alignment with Magellan; in addition to the F-15, F-16, and F-18 for Hamilton Sundstrand's current fighter engine platforms, the agreement also encompasses the production of castings to support the JSF, PW1100, A320, 787 and 777 programs.
Magellan provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide, and operates centres of excellence in sand cast processes and shaft manufacturing. The company has invested in casting technologies such as robotics, 3D sand printing and automated pouring.