Firan Technology Group Corporation (FTG) Announces Multi-Year Contract Award from Rockwell Collins
Toronto, February 25, 2013 - Firan Technology Group Corporation (TSX:FTG) announced today that it has been awarded a new multi-year Human Machine Interface (HMI) Enterprise Sourcing Agreement from Rockwell Collins. The agreement incorporates a variety of avionic products for major airframe platforms across Business Regional, Air Transport and Government Systems market applications.
The new HMI contract is estimated at more than $33 Million USD. This represents a significant revenue increase over the previous contract. FTG was successful in maintaining historical programs and capturing new scope across a number of programs. The products to be supplied consist of Military Ground Guidance Sub-Assemblies, Avionic Cockpit Controls, Illuminated Panels, Bezels, and Keyboards.
FTG will manufacturer the majority of the product at its FTG Aerospace Division located in Toronto, Canada. Additional activity will take place at FTG Aerospace Tianjin, located in Tianjin China. Firan Technology Group has been a strategic supplier to Rockwell Collins for over 30 years.
“FTG appreciates the trust Rockwell Collins has in our ability to deliver quality product, and adapt to the ever changing technologies and economic conditions,” stated Ian Maknyik, Director of Business Development. “We look forward to sharing future success with Rockwell Collins.”
ABOUT FIRAN TECHNOLOGY GROUP CORPORATION
FTG is an aerospace and defense electronics product and subsystem supplier to customers around the globe. FTG has two operating units:
FTG Circuits is a manufacturer of high technology, high reliability printed circuit boards. Our customers are leaders in the aviation, defense, and high technology industries. FTG Circuits has operations in Toronto, Ontario and Chatsworth, California.
FTG Aerospace manufactures illuminated cockpit panels, keyboards and sub-assemblies for original equipment manufacturers of aerospace and defense equipment. FTG Aerospace has operations in Toronto, Ontario, Chatsworth, California and Tianjin, China.
The Corporation's shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FTG.
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For further information please contact:
Bradley C. Bourne, President and CEO
Tel: (416) 299-4000 x 314
Firan Technology Group Corporation
Joseph R. Ricci, Vice President and CFO
Tel: (416) 299-4000 x 309
Firan Technology Group Corporation
Additional information can be found at the Corporation’s website www.ftgcorp.com