CHARLOTTE, N.C., 24 Aug. 2013. Officials at The Boeing Company selected UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) in Hartford, Conn., to manufacture landing gear for the new Boeing 737 MAX.
UTC Aerospace Systems will provide the nose and main landing gear, in addition to the main gear side struts. UTC Aerospace Systems also provides landing gear for the Boeing Next-Generation 737, 747, 767, and 777.
UTC Aerospace Systems will manufacture the 737 MAX landing gear in several of its facilities in North America and Poland.
More than 1,400 orders currently exist for the new airplane, with the first delivery of the 737 MAX planned for 2017.
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures, and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries.