AMETEK Power and Data Systems Signs Agreement with AAR for OEM Aftermarket Support to Military Market

Friday, August 25, 2017

Contact: Glenn Kidd, 316-719-8909, glenn.kidd@ametek.com

AMETEK Power and Data Systems Sgns Agreement with AAR for OEM Aftermarket Support to Military Market

HARLEYSVILLE, PA – Power and Data Systems (PDS) of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense has signed an exclusive agreement with the OEM Aftermarket Solutions Group of AAR to provide aftermarket distributor support worldwide to military helicopter, transport, fighter and special mission aircraft.

The AMETEK Power and Data Systems products covered by the global agreement are specifically for foreign and domestic defense. They include AMPHION 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.

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

“We are excited to partner with AMETEK. This agreement leverages AAR’s unique ability to reach all military customers – both foreign and domestic – via our global supply chain network,” says Eric Young, Senior Vice President, AAR OEM Aftermarket Solutions.

About AAR
AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 5,000 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; 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.

About AMETEK Power and Data Systems
AMETEK Power and Data Systems is a leader in the design and manufacture of integrated power generation and solid state power distribution systems, starter generators, DC motors, linear and rotary actuators, data concentration and cockpit instruments for business jets, and regional and commercial transport, helicopters, military aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles. Power and Data Systems is a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense.

AMETEK Aerospace & Defense is a division of AMETEK, Inc., (NYSE: AME) a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $4.0 billion. For more information, contact AMETEK Power and Data Systems, 343 Godshall Drive, Harleysville, PA 19438. Phone: 267-933-2121. E-mail: ametek-pds-sales@ametek.com. Web: www.ametekpds.com.