by Richard Tomkins
Kent, Wash. (UPI) Apr 23, 2013
ThyssenKrupp Aerospace North America says it is to handle supply chain services for aerospace company Triumph Group Inc.
The Triumph Group, headquartered in Pennsylvania, manufactures and overhauls aerospace structures, systems and components.
In addition to supply chain activities, ThyssenKrupp Aerospace North America will also handle materials processing and delivery of aluminum plates for eight Triumph locations in North America under a new cooperative agreement.
"We're pleased to be developing our business with the Triumph Group," said Jeff Luckasavage, president of ThyssenKrupp Aerospace North America. "The new contract emphasizes our successful cooperation with an important strategic partner and worldwide leading supply of structural components for the aerospace industry."
ThyssenKrupp did not disclose the length of its contract with the Triumph Group but said it covers "several years." Other details of the agreement were also not disclosed.
ThyssenKrupp Aerospace, headquartered in Germany, provides materials and supply chain management services for companies around the world. Its North America operations are headquartered in Kent, Wash.
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