Sumitomo Precision Products Names AAR Exclusive Global Distributor for the IAE V2500 Pneumatic Starter LRU
May 1, 2018
Agreement will provide airlines and MROs with enhanced aftermarket support
WOOD DALE, Illinois, May 1, 2018 – AAR (NYSE:AIR), a leading integrator of aviation supply chain solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP) Co., Ltd., to provide global support to airlines and MRO customers for the IAE V2500 Pneumatic Starterand Starter Air Valve.
AAR’s OEM Aftermarket Solutions group will utilize its global customer support team and warehousing network to provide exceptional customer support for the starter, starter air valve,and related sub-assembly components.
“With the help of AAR’s globally allocated customer support network, SPP is truly excited and strongly committed to provide better component service to V2500 engine operators and MRO customers,” said the SPP Product Support team.
“We are excited to partner with SPP on this critical engine component. The V2500 starter complements our current product offerings and allows us to leverage the current relationships and experience of our global customer sales and support teams,” said Erik Barfuss, Product Line Manager, OEM Aftermarket Solutions, AAR.
About Sumitomo Precision Products
For more than half a century, SPP has been engaged in the design and manufacture of aerospace equipment as an experienced supplier of traditional propellers, landing gears, and heat exchangers. With a reputation for excellence and a broad range of experience, SPP has firmly established itself as a global leading supplier in the world-wide commercial aerospace market with the ability to develop and manufacture superior equipment that contribute directly to aviation safety.
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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