Hannover, Munich, Germany, April 26, 2017 – In 2016, MTU Maintenance, the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) arm of MTU Aero Engines, strengthened its position as the world’s largest independent provider of engine services. Overall, the company signed independent deals with a contract volume of 2.2 billion US Dollars with the program families CF34, CFM56, and LM industrial gas turbines (IGTs) enjoying particular success. “Over 250 new contracts were signed in 2016 and 26 new customers joined the company’s engine and IGT MRO customer lists,” explains Michael Schreyögg, Chief Program Officer at MTU Aero Engines. “Underlining our customers' trust in MTU Maintenance’s technology, market and engineering expertise. Additionally, the company receives shop visit volume from contracts signed with MTU Aero Engines and partners through the OEM network that is not counted here.