New Aerospace Contract for Icon Polymer
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Nottinghamshire, DN22 6HH
Press release date: May 16, 2012
Icon Polymer Group, a technology company in engineered polymer products, is building on its reputation for safety-critical components with a new contract to supply fire seals for the Bombardier* CSeries* commercial jet.
This is the latest in a series of contracts for commercial aerospace components for Icon Polymer and will see it supplying fire seals for the pylon on the CSeries aircraft to Spirit AeroSystems Inc in Wichita, Kansas. Spirit AeroSystems is designing and building the pylon, a specialised aerostructure that holds an aircraft's engine and its casing to the wing, for the CS100* and CS300* aircraft models. Designed for the growing 100- to 149-seat market, Bombardier's CSeries family of aircraft combines advanced materials, leading-edge technology and proven methods to meet commercial airline requirements in 2013 and beyond.
Icon Polymer sales director Neal Hillier said: "Winning this contract reflects our expertise in high quality components for a range of safety-critical applications and we are delighted to be working with Spirit AeroSystems on this project."
The Icon Polymer Group, which has manufacturing facilities in Retford, Nottinghamshire, and Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, designs and manufactures high performance, safety-critical, polymer-based components for aerospace, defence, transportation, power, energy and various industrial markets. Its products range from aerodynamic seals and air-to-air refuelling hoses to customised vibration control components in rail and construction vehicles. The business exports across the world, including to China,Russia, South America and the United States.
For further information on Icon Polymer Group visit www.iconpolymer.com
About Icon Polymer Group
Icon Polymer Group provides customised engineered solutions to blue chip companies across the world through the innovative application of polymer technology. With manufacturing sites in Retford, Nottinghamshire, and Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, the company exports to more than 30 countries.
Icon Polymer Group supports numerous OEM platforms with components for international rail applications, civil and military off-highway vehicles and civil and military aircraft.
For more details visit www.iconpolymer.com
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