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Collins Aerospace Invests $30M to Expand Global Repair Facility in Monroe, N.C.

Collins Aerospace Invests $30M to Expand Global Repair Facility in Monroe, N.C.

Joy Finnegan

Collins Aerospace has completed an approximately $30 million expansion of its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Monroe, North Carolina. Opened in 2004, Collins‘ Monroe facility focuses on repairs to a number of commercial and military aircraft systems, including actuation, cargo, rescue hoists and winches, landing gear, air management, potable water and lighting, along…

AEM Limited Achieves JOSCAR Accreditation

AEM Limited, a business unit of AMETEK MRO, has successfully renewed its JOSCAR accreditation. JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register) is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defense, and security industry to act as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information. Using JOSCAR can determine if a supplier is fit for business….

Zetec Webinar Shows How to Increase Effectiveness of Bolt-Hole Eddy Current Inspections

Zetec Inc. has published its latest on-demand webinar detailing a more effective approach to one of the most common and critical nondestructive testing applications in aerospace MRO (maintenance, repair and operations): inspections of bolt holes in multi-layer materials. The 40-minute webinar will discuss and demonstrate how using high-resolution C-scans and dedicated analysis displays for rotating-probe…

AAR Signs with Druck for Global AOG Support

Joy Finnegan

AAR has signed an agreement with Druck, a Baker Hughes business, to offer global aircraft-on-ground (AOG) support for a range of engine pressure sensors. This service will be performed through AAR´s customer support team and worldwide warehouses network. Complementing existing solutions provided to AAR’s client base, this multi-year agreement will prevent parts supply delays and…

Lockheed Martin Purchases 50 Dalistick Systems for F-35 Sustainment

Lockheed Martin has purchased 50 Dalistick Systems for F-35 Sustainment from Corrdesa, the company says. Corrdesa is now under contract to supply an initial 50 units, with options for 40+ per year for the following three years, to equip the growing number of F-35 squadrons around the world. The Dalistick plating/anodizing unit is designed as…

AMADA WELD TECH Announced the Release of the WL-300A Laser Workstations

AMADA WELD TECH Inc. announced the new WL-300A laser processing workstation, configured for nanosecond pulsed fiber laser applications. Typical applications include marking of metals, and select plastics particularly for medical, electronic components, battery, and aerospace applications. This laser workstation is a larger version of the LMWS laser marker workstation that is designed to accommodate larger…

Greene Tweed Announces New, Ultra-Low-Temperature EPM 953 Elastomer for Phosphate Ester Hydraulic Systems

Greene Tweed announced the release of its new EPM 953 elastomer for phosphate ester hydraulic systems in aerospace applications. Developed for its ultra-low-temperature performance and compatibility with phosphate ester hydraulic fluids, EPM 953 outperforms existing EP elastomers and maintains an excellent seal at temperatures as low as -85°F (-65°C) or below. Suitable for static and…

ASM Rebranding as JANA Engineering

JANA, Inc., an engineering and technical documentation services company, has announced the rebranding of Aircraft Systems and Manufacturing, Inc. (ASM) to JANA Engineering. Ean Niland, president of JANA, Inc., states that the move is the last piece of the transition plan that began when JANA purchased ASM in 2017. “We are undertaking this rebranding effort…

Hometown Chicago Celebration for Global Icon Promotes Diversity and Inclusion in Aviation

Joy Finnegan

On June 15, luminaries from aviation, entertainment and sports as well French Consulate and Chicago officials will gather at the DuSable Museum, the oldest African American Museum in the United States, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Bessie Coleman earning her pilot’s license and defying the barriers raised to keep her out of the sky. The…

Precision Aviation Group Acquires Keystone Turbine

Joy Finnegan

Precision Aviation Group (PAG) announced the acquisition of Keystone Turbine Services (KTS) of Coatesville, Penn. KTS specializes in providing complete OEM-approved aftermarket Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services for operators of the Rolls-Royce M250 series of gas turbine engines, along with related Honeywell and Triumph accessories plus component, spare parts, and field service support. “We…

Paul Dolan to Become ATS CEO in June

Joy Finnegan

Aviation Technical Services (ATS) has announced to its employees and close customers details surrounding the completion of their CEO succession plan. Effective June 11, Matt Yerbic will transition from the position of ATS CEO to be Executive Chairman of the ATS Board of Directors, promoting Paul Dolan as the next ATS CEO. Both will continue…

Cementex Announces New Lift-Front Hoods for Ultralight Series Arc Flash PPE

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the release of a new lift-front hood in their Ultralight Series of Arc Flash PPE. The lift-front hoods provide a larger viewing area through the updated clear gray color shield, and remain compatible with Cementex’s innovative hood ventilation system, for the greatest possible safety of personnel in environments in…