AAR selected as exclusive distributor for Woodward, Inc. supporting the U.S. Military
June 19, 2019
WOOD DALE, Illinois — AAR (NYSE: AIR), a leading aviation services provider to commercial airlines and governments worldwide, has been selected as the exclusive distributor for Woodward for the promotion and sale of spare piece parts in support of U.S. Government fleets.
As part of this agreement, AAR OEM Solutions is providing piece part distribution for components on multiple platforms including the T700, LM2500 and TF34 engines. Excluded from the agreement are piece parts included in Woodward’s current long-term contracts with the U.S. Government.
“We are excited to partner with Woodward in support of the U.S. Military,” said Eric Young, AAR Senior Vice President of OEM Solutions. “AAR will leverage its experience and unique tools to shorten lead times and increase parts availability.”
“We believe this relationship will provide significant benefits to both our military customers and Woodward, and we are pleased to be partnering with AAR,” said John DiSilvestro, Woodward, Inc. Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Commercial Operations for Aircraft Fuel Systems and Controls.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Headquartered in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include parts supply; OEM Solutions; Integrated Solutions; and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Services. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include Mobility Systems and Composite Manufacturing operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
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