Firth Rixson, Rolls Royce Sign LTA for Closed Die Engine ComponentsBy Firth Rixson Limited, PRNE
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
SHEFFIELD, England and EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut, January 19, 2011 - Firth Rixson today announced that it has reached a long-term agreement to
supply Rolls Royce with conventional closed die forgings. The announcement
was made during the Grand Opening ceremonies of Firth Rixson Forgings LLC,
the Company's fourth closed die forging facility. Firth Rixson will
manufacture these products in the newly commissioned Georgia based facility.
"This agreement is a crucial step in our continuing growth in Aerospace
market, and builds on our already successful relationship with Rolls Royce,"
said David Mortimer, CEO of Firth Rixson.
Note to Editors
Headquartered in Sheffield, UK, Firth Rixson serves customers worldwide
in the Aerospace market sector, and provides forgings and metal products to
industries requiring highly engineered material applications. Firth Rixson
owns 12 operating facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
Firth Rixson Limited (www.firthrixson.com) is owned by Oak Hill
Capital Partners (www.oakhillcapital.com).
Andy Blanda, +1-860-970-4115
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