AAR Signs Exclusive Agreement with AMETEK for Civil Aerospace Markets

April 4, 2018
 

Pact with Power and Data Systems for OEM support of commercial and business aircraft

WOOD DALE, Illinois, April 4, 2018 — AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today its OEM Aftermarket Solutions group has signed an exclusive agreement with Power and Data Systems (PDS) of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense to be its exclusive global aftermarket distributor supporting commercial, regional transport and helicopter markets.

The AMETEK products covered by the global agreement are specifically for foreign and domestic aircraft and include power distribution units, starter generators, generator control units, primary and secondary power distribution, solid-state power controllers and relays, remote control circuit breakers, arc fault protection, brushless motors, pump motors, actuators, cockpit instruments, data acquisition units, engine interface units, bus protocol converters, and engine monitoring systems.

“We are excited to expand our existing military relationship with AMETEK PDS into a commercial market partnership as well,” said Eric Young, Senior Vice President, AAR OEM Aftermarket Solutions. “We are thrilled to leverage our world-class, global sales platform and processes to identify and execute upon growth opportunities for AMETEK PDS.” 

"AMETEK is pleased to expand AAR’s role as our exclusive distributor," said Keith Reazin, Vice President for AMETEK PDS. “AAR’s extensive sales network, combined with its excellent sales systems, will benefit AMETEK PDS’ commercial customers around the world by offering them easy access to necessary spare parts and the best support network available.”

About AMETEK Power and Data Systems

Power and Data Systems is a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, a leader in engine and aircraft monitoring systems; data acquisition units; fuel and fluid measurement systems; heat transfer and cooling systems; and maintenance and repair services. AMETEK Aerospace & Defense is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.

For more information, contact Glenn Kidd, Phone: 316-719-8909 | Email:  glenn.kidd@ametek.com.

 

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About AAR

AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering services and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.

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Kathleen Cantillon at Kathleen.Cantillon@aarcorp.com | 630-227-2081 or email: editor@aarcorp.com


This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled “Risk Factors”, included in the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company’s control. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.