Jun 07, 2005

Aegis Selected by Hamilton Sundstrand for NPI & MES in Major New Plant Development

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Aegis Industrial Software Corporation, the leader in Manufacturing Information Management Systems is now in the process of helping transition four separate facilities of Hamilton-Sundstrand Corporation into a single, high tech facility in Puerto Rico. A spokesperson from Hamilton-Sundstrand stated that Aegis is providing all software for NPI and complete MES requirements. He went on to state that Aegis was selected for this major project because of their single-source software approach to complete manufacturing solutions and their proven willingness to be available with custom solutions throughout each step of the process.

Gary Lutfy, Hamilton-Sundstrand Operations Program Manager, Electronic Operations said, "What really attracted us to Aegis was the one solution concept, where all of the activities that we want to do in the manufacturing area integrated into one system. We're designing a completely new factory concept and new machines around the different types of products we build and Aegis will be the backbone for that. "

"We're evaluating all our current methods and moving into a much more forward thinking organization. Aegis provides a very open architecture that is extremely flexible and will allow us to easily change with the times. Cost, Quality and Schedule— those are the key benefits. With Aegis we expect to experience improved quality, cycle time and manufacturing cost."

About Hamilton Sundstrand
Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation, is among the largest global suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products. The company is headquartered in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, U.S.A. and designs and manufactures aerospace systems for commercial, regional, corporate and military aircraft. It is a major supplier for international space programs. Industrial products serve industries ranging from hydrocarbon, chemical and food processing to construction and mining.

For additional information contact:

Shaun Black, Global Vice President of Marketing
Aegis Industrial Software Corporation
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 215.773.3571 Ext. 1102