CORONA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/20/11 -- The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group, a business unit of CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR), has been selected by Safran / Messier-Bugatti-Dowty to manufacture retraction actuators for their A330 and A340 main landing gear. CIRCOR Aerospace will support all versions of these actuators, including the basic configuration and enhanced configuration for each aircraft.
CIRCOR Aerospace will perform the manufacturing, final assembly and testing of these actuators at its Sylmar and Corona, California facilities. CIRCOR Aerospace was previously awarded several design and development contracts for the A350 XWB through the systems equipment division of Messier-Bugatti-Dowty. The award of this actuator package continues to position the CIRCOR Aerospace team as a major system partner to Messier-Bugatti-Dowty.
"The CIRCOR Aerospace team is proud to be a key supplier to Messier-Bugatti-Dowty. We look forward to continuing to expand our growing partnership," said Michael Dill, CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group Vice President.
About CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group
The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control, actuation, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR Aerospace provides a full range of fluid controls and electro-mechanical controls, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems. CIRCOR Aerospace has business units located in California, Ohio, New York, Paris, Chemille and Pau, France, Tangier, Morocco and Suzhou, China.
CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace Products group is headquartered in Corona, California.
Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran group), is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Company capabilities encompass the full life cycle of our products, ranging from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is a partner to 33leading commercial, military, business and regional airframers, and supports more than 22,000 aircraft making over 35,000 landings every day. The company employs 6,250 staff working in locations across Europe, North America and Asia.
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