Praxair Surface Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Praxair Inc, recently announced the signing of a multi-year sourcing agreement with Héroux-Devtek Inc, a leading Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products.

The deal is for the application of high-performance surface coatings for airframe components. It initially covers coating support for two specific airframe component programs.

Under terms of the agreement, Praxair will apply SermeTel® coating products to Messier-Bugatti-Dowty landing gear components for the Bombardier Global Express long-range business jet and components for the Airbus A330 and A340 wide-body commercial jetliners.

“We are pleased to be entering into a long-term agreement with Héroux-Devtek that allows us to play an extended role in serving its landing gear product lines,” said Freddie Sarhan, director of Canadian Operations for Praxair Surface Technologies.

“This relationship is reflective of our ability to provide consistent quality coatings from our extensive global plant network.”

“Héroux-Devtek looks forward to furthering its relationship with Praxair Surface Technologies who has positioned itself as a trusted global source of high-quality surface coatings to the aviation industry,” said Martin Richard, director, Supply Chain Héroux- Devtek Landing Gear division.