Meggitt plc has finalised a distribution agreement with Sojitz Aerospace Corporation, a supplier of aftermarket services headquartered in Japan.

The three year agreement is valued at $10 million and covers the supply of flow control products to the Japanese market.

Sojitz already represents Meggitt for aerospace/defence based fire detection & safety solutions, Braking Systems and Fuel Systems & Composites. This agreement consolidates these activities providing Japanese customers with a more effective route to aftermarket and maintenance services.

Adrian Plevin, Meggitt Services & Support Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing said:"By extending our partnership with Sojitz we are able to offer world class levels of customer care to our Japanese customers. Working with Sojitz, will enhance our global reach and ensure that Meggitt original equipment solutions are available to operators worldwide, with the guaranteed service levels our customers expect.”

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia.