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Embraer Honors Two UTC Aerospace Systems Business Units with Supplier of the Year Awards


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer recently recognized UTC Aerospace Systems with two distinct supplier Awards.  UTC Aerospace Systems, Actuation received the 2012 Supplier of the Year for Mechanical Systems and UTC Aerospace Systems, Wheels & Brakes received the Supplier of the Year Material Support to Operator Award. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX)

The annual Embraer Awards are recognition of the supply base achievements in improving the quality and efficiency of the products and services they provide to Embraer, and in supporting the airline operators.

UTC Aerospace Systems Actuation in Rockford, Ill. was presented with the prestigious award for its work on the E-Jet program. The team was recognized for its robust product improvement of the slat actuators and skew sensors.  The Actuation business provides the slat/flap control system for the E-Jet family of aircraft. The slat/flap control system is a computer controlled, electric motor driven actuation system which moves the slats and flaps to pre-determined positions as directed by the flight crew.

UTC Aerospace Systems, Wheels & Brakes was presented the Material Support to Operator Award for its performance in deliveries, turnaround repair times and overall operator satisfaction on the Embraer 135 and 145 aircraft programs.   The two awards were presented to UTC Aerospace Systems during Embraer's annual Partners and Suppliers Conference on October 17, 2012 with more than 100 suppliers in attendance.

Gail Baker, vice president, Aerospace Customers, UTC Aerospace Systems said, "Customer satisfaction with Embraer has been a focus over these last few years. I'm thrilled to see the efforts of both businesses recognized for their hard work and dedication. "

UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries.



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