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Cementex Announces Belt Pouch Combinations

Cementex Announces Belt Pouch Combinations

Joy Finnegan

Cementex announces the availability of Cementex Belt Pouch Tool Combinations, featuring all tools designed for safe use in Arc Flash environments. With 13 different combinations to choose from, the company says there is an ideal Cementex Belt Pouch Combo for any technician. All tools in the Cementex Belt Pouch Combos feature innovative Cementex double insulation…

AMADA WELD TECH Announces MM-410A Handheld Resistance Weld Checker

AMADA WELD TECH announced the new MM-410A handheld resistance weld checker, ideal for both monitoring and troubleshooting issues in production. The compact unit supports a wide range of resistance welding technologies, including AC, DC inverter, AC inverter, transistor, and capacitive discharge. Featuring a simple and intuitive user interface and color touch panel display, the MM-410A…

Wencor Group Acquires ASC Industries

Joy Finnegan

Wencor has announced the acquisition of ASC Industries. “We are excited to welcome ASC Industries and its team of talented employees to Wencor.  This acquisition is a great fit that continues to enhance our strategy around the defense and OEM markets.  It will also bolster our aftermarket hardware product offerings and allows us to provide our…

Field Aerospace Upgrades m ore than 50 USAF T-1A Flight Decks

Joy Finnegan

Field has completed over 50 CSO and Special Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) aircraft and 14 simulators on time and on budget for the USAF as part of the Air Force Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) contract to upgrade the fleet of 178 T-1As over a period of 7 years. Field Aerospace was selected by the USAF as the prime…

Pond and FSB Begin Design of First Fuel Cell Hangar for B-21 Aircraft

Joy Finnegan

Pond and its joint venture partner Frankfurt-Short- Bruza Associates (FSB-Pond JV) was awarded its first task order to support the U.S. Air Force beddown of its newest stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider. The first location for the B-21 aircraft is Ellsworth Air Force Base, near Rapid City, South Dakota, currently home to the B-1 “Lancer”…

Platinum Equity to Acquire Pelican

Joy Finnegan

Platinum Equity has signed an agreement to acquire Pelican Products, manufacturer of protective cases and rugged gear and temperature-controlled supply chain solutions for the healthcare industry.The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of the fourth quarter of 2021.Pelican operates in two primary segments: Pelican Products designs and manufactures high-performance rigid protective cases,…

Rolls-Royce North America selected to power the B-52 Commercial Engine Replacement Program

Joy Finnegan

Rolls-Royce North America has been selected to provide the powerplant for the B-52 Stratofortress under the Commercial Engine Replacement Program (CERP), further extending a long history of powering the United States Air Force. The decision means the American-made Rolls-Royce F-130 engine will power the B-52 for the next 30 years. The Air Force made the…

Aerospace Maintenance Competition Back on in April 2022

Joy Finnegan

The Aerospace Maintenance Competition Presented by Snap-on is back on for 2022. “We’re very happy to be back hosting the AMC and hope that teams from around the world can join us in showcasing their maintenance and troubleshooting skills next April in Dallas,” said Ken MacTiernan, chairman, Aerospace Maintenance Competition. The AMC coincides with the…

AMETEK MRO North America Announces Enhanced Focus on Military and Defense Capabilities

AMETEK MRO has been supporting military programs for decades. AMETEK MRO has just announced its enhanced focus to expand into more capabilities and platforms throughout the military market. AMETEK and the AMETEK MRO division have been in the military and defense market for many years. “With this enhanced focus, AMETEK MRO has expanded its offerings,…

W. L. Gore & Associates Offers Ultra-Low-Loss 12G-SDI Coaxial Video Cable for Defense Applications

Joy Finnegan

W. L. Gore & Associates (Gore) announced the expansion of its Coaxial Cables line for defense land system applications. The new product is smaller and lighter than previous offerings, yet capable of transmitting ultra-high-definition (UHD) 4K video with excellent shielding from radio frequency interference. The cable meets a variety of internationally recognized civil and military specifications,…

StandardAero Wins Cloud Based Predictive Engine Maintenance Contract To Support the USAF’s B-52 Aircraft and TF33 Engine Program

Joy Finnegan

The U.S. Air Force has awarded StandardAero a contract to apply Predictive Maintenance, Readiness and Reliability tools to the TF33 engine program. The contract deliverables will provide the USAF the capability to optimize the readiness, reliability and costs associated with the maintenance performed on these engines, driven by advanced machine learning integration and utilizing government cloud…