UAE’s Strata enters into new phase of collaboration with Pilatus

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Officials from Strata and Pilatus | Image Courtesy: WAM

UAE-based aerostructures manufacturing facility, Strata has signed a significant new agreement with Switzerland-based aerospace manufacturer, Pilatus in order to further strengthen the dynamic collaboration between the companies.

The framework agreement will also open new realms of possibility for both partners at Strata’s home in Al Ain.

As per the statement, Strata’s operations for Pilatus will be extended to feature 3 WPs for Pilatus PC-12 and PC-24, crafted with Strata’s signature use of Carbon Fiber.

“These new additions to Strata’s highly-regarded and innovative production line operations highlight not only the pristine standards at Strata’s core but will showcase the firm’s technological expertise and use of ground-breaking materials. Central to the work packages manufacturing process will be a number of Autoclave products and Strata’s Hot Press,” the company said.

The plan is to commence the new manufacturing operations in the first and second quarters of 2023, with multiple shipments per month fulfilling all requirements.

Mr. Ismail Ali Abdulla, CEO of Strata, hailed this new phase in the aerospace manufacturer’s ongoing success.

Mr. Ali Abdulla noted that, “Strata’s growth is centered on the continuing expansion of our expertise and capabilities. This latest project with Pilatus positions Strata as a truly pioneering UAE manufacturer and is an important new chapter for our growing and talented Emirati workforce.”

“We are delighted to be continuing our partnership with Strata. This new phase of operations will bring benefits to both firms, and signals the value of an ongoing collaboration that puts quality, expertise, and innovation first,” commented Mr. Markus Bucher, CEO of Pilatus.

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