PG Technologies Opens New Advanced Coating Facility in Singapore
November 22, 2019
SINGAPORE, November 22, 2019 – Praxair Surface Technologies and GE Aviation today opened a second facility in Singapore for their PG Technologies business.
PG Technologies is a joint venture between Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc., a Linde company, and GE Aviation, and specializes in advanced coatings that enable jet engines to withstand higher temperatures and stresses.
The new facility currently employs 30 people, with the expectation to grow to 60-70 people by 2025. The facility contains PG Technologies’ latest electron beam physical vapor deposition (EBPVD) coater as well as other coating processes, with plenty of room to expand.
“We are excited to see our partnership with GE Aviation continue to grow as they expand their portfolio,” said Derek Hileman, managing director, PG Technologies. “We are located near our customer, allowing us to look at new ways of supporting them during their growth.”
“Congratulations to PGT Singapore on the inauguration of their new facility,” said Dev Rudra, managing director, GE Aviation Engine Services Singapore. “This capacity addition will help us in supporting the growing component repair volumes from our customers.”
About PG Technologies
PG Technologies, LLC, a joint venture between Praxair Surface Technologies, Inc. and GE Aviation, focuses on the development, support and application of specialized coatings tailored for GE Aviation’s current and future engine platforms. PG Technologies is headquartered in Ellisville, Mississippi, with coating operations in Indianapolis, Indiana, and the Republic of Singapore.
About Praxair Surface Technologies
Praxair Surface Technologies (PST), a Linde company, offers a comprehensive array of high-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, energy and other industries. By continuously advancing coatings technologies, PST helps customers improve environmental performance, decrease energy consumption, extend component life, improve productivity, minimize downtime, reduce operating costs and produce high-quality products.
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, avionics, digital solutions and electrical power systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more information, visit us at www.ge.com/aviation, twitter @GEAviation.