October 5, 2012

UTC Aerospace opens facility in Africa

UTC Aerospace Systems has opened its first facility in Africa, establishing a subsidiary operation in Casablanca, Morocco, BizJournals.com reports.

The subsidiary, Ratier-Figeac Maroc, is part of the UTC Aerospace Propeller Systems business, The Charlotte Business Journal reports. The unit designs, manufactures and services propeller systems, cockpit controls, cabin equipment and actuator systems for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft.

RFM's Morocco facility encompasses 46,000 square feet and specializes in cockpit controls and cabin equipment, the paper reports, citing a press release from UTC Aerospace.

Charlotte-based UTC Aerospace Systems, formerly Goodrich Corp., is a unit of Hartford's United Technologies Corp.

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