ACTS signs six-year purchase & repair agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand



    MONTREAL, July 14 /CNW Telbec/ - ACTS announced today that it has signed
a six-year agreement with Hamilton Sundstrand, an original equipment
manufacturer (OEM) of aerospace and industrial products and a subsidiary of
United Technologies Corp.(NYSE:  UTX), for the exclusive supply of spare parts
support and repair services on select airframe and engine components.
    Under the agreement, Hamilton Sundstrand will supply aircraft parts and
repair services to support ACTS operations across all aircraft types that ACTS
maintains. ACTS will also have full access to Hamilton Sundstrand's OEM
technical publications and will be authorized to operate as a warranty repair
facility with full administration rights to support customers' warranty
requirements.
    "This strategic alliance is important for ACTS, and we are very pleased
that one of the most reputable names in the industry recognizes the quality
and excellence of the services we provide," says Danny Di Perna, Senior Vice
President, Operations. "Our partnership will enable us to access new client
opportunities with greater ease, in an increasingly competitive marketplace."
    "We are extremely proud of our association with ACTS," said Mike Dumais,
Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Service Vice-President and General Manager. "They
are great customers and we're delighted to offer them solutions that support
their capability, increase their product offerings to their customers and
reduce their overall costs."
    "This agreement enhances both our internal and cost capabilities, which
continue to evolve to better address the needs of ours customers," added
Mr. Di Perna.
    With 2007 revenues of $5.6 billion, Hamilton Sundstrand employs
approximately 19,000 people worldwide and is headquartered in Windsor Locks,
Conn. Among the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced
aerospace and industrial products, the company designs, manufactures and
services aerospace systems and provides integrated system solutions for
commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It also is a major
supplier for international space programs.
    United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified
company providing high technology products and services to the building and
aerospace industries worldwide.

    About ACTS

    ACTS is one of the industry's leading independent full-service
maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service providers to the airline
industry. Originally formed as the in-house maintenance division of Air
Canada, ACTS has since become a leading provider of MRO services to
third-party customers worldwide. ACTS has developed an industry-wide
reputation for exceptional quality with one of the broadest portfolios in the
industry encompassing comprehensive airframe, engine and component
maintenance, as well as a wide range of value-added maintenance services
including supply chain management, engineering services, fleet management and
technical training. ACTS services customers from around the world and operates
major maintenance centers in Canada and El Salvador with a workforce of
approximately 5,000 employees. ACTS is headquartered in Montreal. For further
information, please go to www.acts.com




For further information:

For further information: Daniela Pizzuto, Senior Advisor, External
Communications, (514) 856-6789, daniela.pizzuto@acts.com

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