Aerospace hardware deal

Pattonair, part of the Umeco group of companies, has signed a five-year contract worth £4.5m with BAE Systems for the supply of aerospace hardware.


Pattonair, part of the Umeco group of companies, has signed a five-year contract worth £4.5m with BAE Systems Military Air Solutions (MAS) for the supply of aerospace hardware.



Pattonair will manage all procurement and logistics activity from its facility in Woking, Surrey, in line with BAE’s Joint Availability Support Solution (JASS) providing parts and service to the Ministry of Defence’s Harrier II aircraft.



Clive Snowdon, chief executive at Umeco, said: ‘We are proud to have secured this new contract with BAE Systems. Pattonair’s strength and breadth of experience in the aerospace and defence market allows it to offer class-leading efficiency on its supply chain services to major international businesses such as BAE Systems.



‘Umeco Supply Chain continues to attract new contracts across the UK, Europe and America, such as the recent new contract with ATK, working with companies to improve their production processes and efficiency.’