Pietro Rosa TBM partners with Rolls-Royce

  Pietro Rosa TBM partners with Rolls-Royce

In the next generation engine by signing a long term contract for the
production of new design airfoil for the Trent XWB

Business Wire

DERBY, United Kingdom -- August 28, 2014

July 2014 - Pietro Rosa TBM, a leading manufacturer of compressor airfoils for
jet engines and complex aero - structural components, has signed a long term
contract with Rolls-Royce plc for the production of a new concept airfoil for
the Trent XWB engine.

Left to right: Chris J. Cholerton, Executive Vice President Compressor
Components (Rolls-Royce plc), ...

Left to right: Chris J. Cholerton, Executive Vice President Compressor
Components (Rolls-Royce plc), Mauro Fioretti, Chief Executive Officer (Pietro
Rosa TBM)

This contract is the result of more than three years research and development
joint effort between Pietro Rosa TBM R&D team and Rolls-Royce advanced
manufacturing team. “This was an incredible R&D exercise, the goal of which
was to find smart and affordable engineering solutions to improve weight and
aerodynamic performances of the component for higher efficiency and reduced

Our engineering team stretched from a new concept design to a sophisticated
integration of diverse metal forming, machining and joining technologies,“
reports Andrea Maurizio, Head of R&D of Pietro Rosa TBM. “This agreement
represents the fulfillment of Pietro Rosa TBM mission to be a reliable partner
for technology improvement on compressor airfoils and equally it represents
the highest form of recognition for the strong commitment we place in
providing full spectrum support to our partner customers.

The entire workforce is honored to have successfully developed new concept
hardware for the future and to see it through to production and thus feels
privileged to contribute to what’s claimed as the world’s most efficient Aero
Gas turbine engine. We look forward this to being the beginning of a new era
for Pietro Rosa TBM where R&D skills, together with our ability to partner
with OEMs, are key to attract new high-tech aero business,” says Mauro
Fioretti, CEO of Pietro Rosa TBM.

Pietro Rosa TBM prides itself for its 126 years competence in hot forming
technologies and having evolved into an engineering and manufacturing company
devoted to technology improvement and to longstanding customer satisfaction.
Today, Pietro Rosa TBM systematically invests a consistent proportion of its
annual sales in innovation to keep the leadership on the cutting edge of core
technology to support partner OEMs in strategic markets such as Aerospace,
Energy, Power Generation and Marine, from R&D to production of high complexity

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Clive Cunliffe
Strategic Business Development and Communications
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