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Rhinestahl CTS Selected as LEAP-1B Tooling Provider for MTU Maintenance Zhuhai

CFM International LEAP licensed supplier to provide engine tooling and GSE

CINCINNATI, OH, USA – Rhinestahl CTS, the global leader in aircraft engine tooling and ground support equipment, announced today it was selected by MTU Maintenance Zhuhai as its LEAP-1B engine tooling and ground support equipment provider. Rhinestahl CTS is a CFM International Licensed Supplier for LEAP and will deliver 100% OEM-compliant tooling and superior technical expertise to support MTU Maintenance Zhuhai’s LEAP-1B setup.

Rhinestahl CTS’ proven track record with on-time delivery, quality standards, technical consultation and responsive customer service led to this 354-line item agreement. Rhinestahl CTS is partnering closely with the MTU Maintenance Zhuhai project team to meet the expedited delivery schedule of its tooling and GSE.

“Becoming the LEAP-1B tooling provider for MTU Maintenance Zhuhai speaks volumes about our team’s commitment to offer quality service and technical expertise to its customers in this competitive market,” said Brent Wisch, Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Rhinestahl CTS. “Regular visits with the MTU Maintenance Zhuhai team to walk through our tooling solutions process influenced its decision in selecting us as its LEAP-1B tooling provider. We are able to deliver the quality and value that MTU Maintenance Zhuhai expects in its shop.”

This agreement follows a suite of LEAP tooling wins for Rhinestahl CTS including NEOS LEAP EIS and Copa Airlines LEAP-1B EIS. As MTU Maintenance Zhuhai prepares for its LEAP-1B engine shop setup, Rhinestahl CTS will ensure the timely delivery of its tooling and continue to provide technical depth and solutions.

LEAP engines are a product of CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines.

Learn more about MTU’s MRO shop here –

About Rhinestahl CTS

Since 1967, Rhinestahl CTS continues setting the new standard. With headquarters in Mason, OH, USA, Rhinestahl CTS is the world’s leading solutions provider of OEM-licensed turbine engine tooling, ground support equipment and aftermarket tooling services across commercial and military aviation and aeroderivative markets. With operation centers located worldwide, Rhinestahl CTS collaborates with its customers to deliver optimal tooling solutions. Supported by an incredibly responsive support team and deep technical experts, Rhinestahl CTS delivers a worry-free tooling program across the life cycle of the engine program. Rhinestahl CTS is a business unit of Rhinestahl Corporation. Learn more at or follow us on Twitter @RhinestahlCTS or via LinkedIn


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