Turbomeca and SKF Aerospace sign bearings agreement for Arrano engine

Turbomeca and SKF Aerospace sign bearings agreement for Arrano engine

21-Jun-2013 Source: Turbomeca

Turbomeca (Safran) and SKF Aerospace signed today a contract for 10 years and a value of approximately € 90 million. The contract covers the supply of bearings, including the latest Turbomeca engine, the Arrano – a new engine 1100 shp has been designed to equip helicopters with four to six tons. His first visit to the test is scheduled for 2014.

Andriès Olivier, President and CEO of Turbomeca commented: “We are pleased to sign this contract with SKF, which is positioning itself as a partner combining innovation and operational performance. This contract is fully in the “transformation plan providers” launched last year. It is for Turbomecato identify its key partners committed to a triple performance to quality, cost and time levels to engage in upstream developments and engage with them in the long term. ”

Stéphane Le Mounier, President of SKF Aerospace, commented: “This contract confirms the strategic commitment of SKF in the aviation industry.In a motor, the bearings can prevent any friction between the rotating and static components, and thus prevent wear. This is a key component of our performance and SKF is proud of this new proof of confidence would Turbomeca.

SKF is the leading global supplier of products, solutions and services in the markets of bearings , solutions sealing of the mechatronics , the services and lubrication systems . More information about wwww.skf.com .

Turbomeca (Safran) is the leading helicopter engine manufacturer, and the widest range of engines in the world and 70 000 turbines based on its own designs since the original society. Of 2,500 customers in over 155 countries, Turbomeca provides aservice close with 17 facilities, 30 service centers and 18 certified centers Repair &revision, and 90 sales and technical representatives. The head office is based in Bordes (Pyrénées-Atlantiques). Microturbo, the subsidiary of Turbomeca, is the European leader in turbojet engines for missiles, drones and auxiliary power units.


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