Posted on: 23 October 2013 by Mark Howells
Eaton has won a contract from Embraer to supply hydraulic components including pumps and power transfer units for the E-Jets E2 family comprising the E190-E2, the E195-E2 and the E175-E2.
The contract amount is estimated at $400 million for the life of the programme.
“Eaton’s selection for the new E2 family demonstrates that our components remain a first choice for next-generation aircraft,” declared Mike Beck, senior vice-president and general manager, fuel and motion control systems division, Eaton Aerospace Group. “We’re continuously improving our product portfolio to help customers meet new goals for reliability, fuel-efficiency, weight-savings and lifecycle cost performance. Being part of the E2 supplier team adds an exciting new chapter to our long-standing relationship with Embraer.”