Pratt & Whitney Canada Forms JV with China Aviation Engine Holdings

 - October 10, 2011, 5:59 PM

Pratt & Whitney Canada has formed a joint venture with China Aviation Engine Holdings, which will operate in Zhuzhou in China’s Hunan province. The joint venture, to be known as Zhuzhou Tonghui Aero Engine Maintenance Company (AEMC), will offer in-country maintenance, repair and overhaul for civil-certified PT6A- and PW100-series engines. “China is obviously a key emerging market for P&WC, and AEMC will allow us to provide PT6A and PW100 MRO services quickly and efficiently in the country,” said P&WC president John Saabas.