Firth Rixson and Rolls-Royce Sign a $500 Million Deal
SHEFFIELD, England and EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut, March 11, 2013
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
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The deal was finalised at Rolls-Royce Derby with attendance from Andy
Greasley, Executive VP GTSC Purchasing, Rolls-Royce and David Mortimer, CEO,
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."
Note to editors
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.
Contact: Rachel Humphries, Global Marketing Leader, +44-7717-326-717,
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