AMETEK Aerospace & Defense Appoints Kellstrom Aerospace for BER Factory New Exchange Services

Thursday, June 1, 2017

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AMETEK Aerospace & Defense Appoints Kellstrom Aerospace for BER Factory New Exchange Services

Partnership Covers AMETEK Sensor and Fluid Management Systems

WILMINGTON, MA – The Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense has appointed Kellstrom Aerospace as its exclusive partner for providing BER Factory New exchange services within its current territory. Kellstrom Aerospace, which is a leading provider of aftermarket parts, repairs, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, will maintain an inventory of Factory New AMETEK SFMS line- replaceable units (LRU’s), that will allow operators to dramatically reduce aircraft downtime and maintenance costs.

"AMETEK is pleased to expand our long-standing partnership with Kellstrom Aerospace," states Andy Brandenburg, Vice President for AMETEK Aerospace and Defense SFMS. “We already provide our global customer base with an extensive array of distribution, repair and overhaul services. By partnering with Kellstrom Aerospace, with its position as a leading global provider of aftermarket products and services, we dramatically enhance our ability to provide those customers with more cost-effective and timely solutions."

“We are very excited to bring this expanded offering to our customers. As AMETEK’s exclusive international product distributor, we have supported the aftermarket for its products for more than 10 years,” comments Bob Bierk, Vice President of Distribution for Kellstrom Aerospace.
“Now, by expanding our relationship to include Factory New exchange solutions, we further enhance the ability of airlines and other aircraft operators to better manage their component repair cycles and reduce the time and resources required to manage critical spare parts inventories.”

About Kellstrom Aerospace:
Kellstrom Aerospace is a leading global provider of OEM support services and cost-effective, full-service aftermarket solutions to airlines, MROs and air transport operators worldwide. Kellstrom Aerospace’s wide range of services include new OEM parts distribution, pre-owned parts distribution, comprehensive spare parts provisioning and supply chain management support. It provides AOG and JIT support, consignment management, repair management, engine leasing and trading, fleet provisioning programs, and asset evaluations. For more information, visit www.kellstrommaterials.com.

About AMETEK Aerospace & Defense
AMETEK Aerospace & Defense is a leading supplier of engine and aircraft monitoring systems, data acquisition units, fuel and fluid measurement systems, heat transfer and cooling systems, and maintenance and repair services. It is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $4.0 billion.

For more information, contact AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, 50 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. Phone: 978-988-4101. E-mail: aerosales@ametek.com. Web Site: www.ameteksensors.com or Kellstrom Aerospace, 450 Medinah Road, Roselle, IL 60172. Phone: +1 (954) 538-6656. E-mail: ametekinfo@kellstrommaterials.com. Website: www.kellstrommaterials.com