Wood Group, Pratt & Whitney Form Alliance
Wood Group GTS (GTS) has entered into a strategic alliance with Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS) to jointly service the GE Frame 7FA industrial gas turbine aftermarket. Under this alliance, GTS has received a10-year license for sale and distribution of PWPS manufactured combustion hardware, hot gas path components and high technology repair services.
The alliance will improve GTS’ ability to support power plant owners and operators with long-term maintenance agreements, the company said. PWPS will continue to directly sell parts and repair services on a transactional basis. There are more than 1000 GE ‘F’ technology gas turbines in operation, with 70% being 7FA units, according to Wood Group.
This license enables GTS to further enhance its long-term service offering for ‘F’ technology machines, adding a comprehensive parts and repair capabilities to a portfolio including DLN combustion technology, remote monitoring and diagnostics, power augmentation, field service and technical support.
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