PCX selected for big defense contract

Published on Monday, 9 October 2017 22:02
Written by Angie DeRosa

Staff Writer

NEWINGTON - PCX Aerostructures has received $136.2 million from the U.S. Department of Defense for the production, overhaul and repair of Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter components.

PCX will manufacture new main rotor heads for the Army as part of a $72.3 million contract, as well as provide overhaul and repair services valued at $63.9 million.

“We are excited about these awards and are pleased to be able to continue our legacy of providing material support to the Apache helicopter program,” said PCX President and CEO Jeff Frisby. “That we were awarded both the production and the overhaul and repair contacts is testament to our ability to be a total solution provider for our customers.”

PCX is known for its advanced precision machining and complex assembly capabilities. In June, the company represented the state at the 52nd Paris Air Show.

PCX makes large structural airframe assemblies, including wing, fuselage and engine components, for defense and commercial markets as well as the power generation industry.

Some of its customers are Airbus, Boeing, General Electric Aircraft Engines, Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky and Triumph Aerostructures.

Angie DeRosa can be reached at 860-801-5063 or aderosa@centralctcommunications.com.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Manufacturing on Monday, 9 October 2017 22:02. Updated: Monday, 9 October 2017 22:04.