Embraer Selects UTC Aerospace Systems Wheels & Brakes for Second Generation E-Jets

 Embraer Selects UTC Aerospace Systems Wheels & Brakes for Second Generation

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit
of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has been selected by Embraer to be
the sole source supplier of wheels and carbon brakes for Embraer's second
generation E-Jet aircraft family. UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the
equipment through its Wheels & Brakes business unit headquartered in Troy,
Ohio. The new Second Generation E-Jets are expected to enter into service in

UTC Aerospace Systems, Wheels & Brakes will provide the main wheel, nose wheel
and carbon brakes that use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat sink material,
proven in service on more than 2,300 aircraft world-wide to provide a 35%
brake life advantage over competitive products.

"We are very happy to expand our partnership with Embraer to include the
successful E-Jet family and are proud they recognize the value we bring to
both themselves and the aircraft operators," said Jim Wharton, President, UTC
Aerospace Systems Wheels & Brakes.

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems
and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems
supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and
customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified
company providing high technology products and services to the building and
aerospace industries.


SOURCE UTC Aerospace Systems

Website: http://www.utcaerospacesystems.com
Contact: Valerie Francis, +1-937-440-2313, valerie.francis@utas.utc.com,
Andrew Martin, +1-704-423-7048, andrew.martin@utas.utc.com
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