Macomb Twp. manufacturing plant gets helicopter work

RADNOR, Pa.–Triumph Group Inc. (NYSE: TGI) annnounced that its Geared Solutions business in Macomb Township has been awarded a long-term agreement from MD Helicopters to manufacture and assemble main rotor gearbox transmissions for its MD500 platforms.

Triump has supported MD for over two decades, producing over 400 gearboxes for this program, and will continue to supply transmissions and spare parts for the MD500.

“Triumph Geared Solutions is pleased to be extending our long-standing relationship with MD Helicopters, supplying main rotor transmissions and spare transmission parts in support of their fleet of 1,700 MD500-series helicopters,” said Triump president Pete Gibson. “The growing demand for helicopter orders is evidence of the leadership and operational performance at MD Helicopters, and we are proud to be partner with them as they increase production rates up to 30 per year.”

Added MD Helicopters COO Harvey Ticlo: “We are pleased to continue our partnership with Triumph and focus on a longstanding and sustainable relationship for our organizations and customers. This will help improve the timely delivery of parts to support production and aftermarket repairs.

Triumph Geared Solutions, the largest independent aerospace gear and gear box provider, supplies complex geared products and services, including design, development, test, manufacture and support of complete transmission and gearbox assemblies as well as complex gears and housing.

Triumph, headquartered in Radnor, Pa., designs, develops, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerospace and defense systems and components. The company serves the global aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers and the full spectrum of military and commercial aircraft operators.

More at www.triumphgroup.com.

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