SHEFFIELD, England and EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson have signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce that extends from 2015 to 2022, worth an approximate $500 million, for the supply of seamless rolled rings.
The deal was finalised at Rolls-Royce Derby with attendance from Andy Greasley, Executive VP GTSC Purchasing, Rolls-Royce and David Mortimer, CEO, Firth Rixson.
The new agreement sees Firth Rixson's aero-engine parts supplying Rolls-Royce's existing and next generation engine programs including the Trent XWB, 1000-10 and 900 EP.
David Mortimer commented, "The agreement solidifies the strategic relationship that we have with Rolls-Royce and reflects the continual support and strength that Firth Rixson show for Rolls-Royce, in light of the growing demand for aircraft engine production."
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Headquartered in Sheffield, UK, Firth Rixson supplies seamless rolled rings, forgings and specialty metals to primarily the Aerospace market but also to industries requiring highly engineered material applications. Firth Rixson supply to a customer base in more than 40 countries and own 12 worldwide operating facilities in North America, UK, Europe and China.
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