Aerotex Launches STC, FAA Certified and Tested Wall Blanket Kit

Aerotex Aircaft Interiors, recently launched its engineer-certified and tested wall blanket kit. The Aerotex interior wall blanket kit is developed to replace the standard Bell 407, 206L, 206L-1, 206L-3 and 206L-4 cabin interior trim plastics with lightweight blankets. The set provides thermal insulation, sound reduction, weighs 7-lbs. and costs less than the standard aircraft plastic…

StandardAero Dedicates Expansion at Existing Miami Facility

StandardAero Component Services recently dedicated the company’s 30,000 sq. ft. expansion of its component repair facility, located in Miami, Florida. The additional working space and capital improvements included the installation of a state-of-the-art clean line, an additional vacuum furnace as well as water jet cleaning capabilities.  As a result, the facility will be the largest…

Ontic Acquires Firstmark

Ontic has acquired Firstmark Corp., an aerospace focused aftermarket service provider. Firstmark is a provider of  engineered, proprietary components and subsystems for the aerospace and defense industries. The company employs more than 70 people and has locations in Creedmoor, North Carolina and Plainview, New York and will expand Ontic’s U. S. footprint to the East…

Dallas Airmotive Consolidates Facilities/ McElroy Returns

Dallas Airmotive has consolidated four locations into a single facility at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. After opening the new 220,000 sq ft engine maintenance and testing facility in 2016, the organization has seen business growth resulting in the need to increase the company’s employee base at the DFW Center location. Additionally, Hugh McElroy (left), a…

Lufthansa Technik Spin-Off Skeyos Takes MRO Procurement Digital

Skeyos, an independent spin-off of Lufthansa Technik, has been active in the MRO market since January, 2018. At MRO Europe in Amsterdam, Skeyos will deliver insights into the progress of its growing digital procurement platform. Its innovative marketplace is already changing sourcing habits across the MRO industry. Skeyos says purchasers and suppliers can both benefit…

E-drill Systems Rollout Globally to USMC

US Marine Corps aviation support units around the world have taken delivery of 16 E-drill Systems, manufactured by Perfect Point EDM (PPEDM), along with tool kits specificallydesigned to support the MV-22. These E-drill Systems have been fielded at the most critical points in the MarineCorps’ logistics chain to help get these assets back in the…

Altra Completes Combination with Four Operating Companies

Altra Industrial Motion Corp., a manufacturer of power transmission and motion control products, announced the completion of Altra’s combination with four operating companies from Fortive’s Automation & Specialty platform (“Fortive A&S”), including market leading brands Kollmorgen, Thomson, Portescap and Jacobs Vehicle Systems. With the combination complete, the company says it “is positioned to drive growth…