ST Engineering Expands Presence in the U.S.with Third Aircraft Maintenance Hangar in Pensacola

ST Engineering broke ground for its third aircraft maintenance hangar at the Pensacola International Airport today, marking another milestone in its growth and expansion plans in Pensacola. The new 167,000 sq ft state-of-the-art hangar will be equipped with two bays that can service widebody aircraft. It is expected to contribute an additional 500,000 manhours annually when fully operational in the second half of 2026.

The new hangar is part of ST Engineering’s planned airframe Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) complex in Pensacola which will comprise four hangar facilities and is projected to generate over 1,700 jobs when fully completed. It is co-funded by ST Engineering, Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., the City of Pensacola, Escambia County, the State of Florida and other state and federal organizations.

“The new hangar will contribute significant economic benefits for Pensacola and the surrounding region through the creation of quality jobs and increased demand for goods and services. We look forward to the continued partnership with ST Engineering that will help to position Pensacola as a regional center of excellence for the aviation MRO industry,” said Pensacola Mayor D.C. Reeves.

Jeffrey Lam, president commercial aerospace, ST Engineering, said, “We continue to look
to the future with the construction of our third hangar in Pensacola that will expand our airframe
MRO capacity, allowing us to better meet our customers’ growing maintenance needs, drive
business growth and strengthen our presence in the region. The new hangar also underscores
our longstanding commitment to contribute to the progress of Pensacola’s aviation MRO
industry and the region’s economic growth. We are very thankful for the continued support
from the City of Pensacola and the State of Florida as we see our MRO complex project
through to fruition.”

Timothy McBride, ST Engineering North America president, said, “Our expansion in Pensacola
aligns with the Group’s commitment to invest in its core business and is poised to strengthen
our aerospace MRO network in the U.S. and globally. As we deepen our partnership with the
City of Pensacola and play a major role in its growth, we look forward to facilitating job creation
in the community and strengthening Northwest Florida’s status as a national hub for the
aviation industry.”

In line with its pursuit of greater environmental sustainability in its operations, ST Engineering
has partnered with Florida Power & Light (FPL) to reduce the carbon footprint of its hangars
and support its energy needs. ST Engineering’s hangars in Pensacola receive renewable
energy from FPL’s offsite solar farm through the latter’s SolarTogether program. The hangars
are also equipped with green and smart technology features such as light harvesting skylights
to lower electricity consumption and integrated vertical lift machines to improve operational

In the U.S., besides Pensacola, ST Engineering currently operates airframe MRO facilities in
Mobile, Alabama and San Antonio, Texas. It also operates a nacelle manufacturing and MRO
facility in Middle River, Maryland, and offers aircraft engine washes through EcoServices in
Wethersfield, Connecticut