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MRO NEWS: MTU Maintenance Canada and Barfield extend their exclusive partnership by five years
Vancouver, April 6, 2017 – MTU Maintenance, one of the world’s leading providers of services for commercial aero engines, and MRO provider Barfield Inc. have extended their exclusive line replaceable units (LRUs) contract for the V2500 engine by a further five years. The agreement covers complete V2500 LRU Management, on a fixed price basis. The work will be performed at MTU’s Maintenance Shop in Richmond, Canada.
Barfield is an MRO provider headquartered in Miami that specializes in component services, and became part of the Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance group in 2014. This agreement expands the range of services the company can offer its airframe customers beyond its current capability for avionics, instrument, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components.
MTU Maintenance supports all V2500 models and has completed over 4,300 shop visits on this engine family since 1989. As part of its comprehensive engine services, MTU Maintenance pro-vides specialized LRU and accessory management and support at its location in Vancouver, Canada. MTU Maintenance Canada’s in-house repair and test facilities range from fuel system test benches for components such as pumps, fuel controls and actuators, pneumatic system test benches for all pneumatic components such as valves and starters as well as electrical capabilities for a range of harnesses and switches.
About MTU Aero Engines
MTU Aero Engines AG is Germany's leading engine manufacturer. The company is a technological leader in low-pressure turbines, high-pressure compressors, turbine center frames as well as manufacturing processes and repair techniques. In the commercial OEM business, the company plays a key role in the development, manufacturing and marketing of high-tech components together with international partners. In the commercial maintenance sector, the company ranks among the top five service providers for commercial aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The activities are combined under the umbrella of MTU Maintenance. In the military field, MTU Aero Engines is Germany's industrial lead company for practically all engines operated by the country's military. MTU operates a network of locations around the globe; Munich is home to its corporate headquarters. In the fiscal year 2016, the company had a workforce of some 9,000 employees and posted consolidated sales of approximately 4.7 billion euros.