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Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing Adds Metal Forming Capability

El Segundo, CA, October 15, 2019 (NEWSWIRE) – Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing (“WAM”), a Kellstrom Defense company, has completed the acquisition of metal forming equipment, formerly employed by Titanium Specialties Inc. (“TSI”), and leased a fabrication facility in Taft, California. The former TSI business has a long history of being tooled to manufacture a wide range of legacy aerospace formed metal assemblies. This transaction has enabled WAM to add specific equipment and tooling that enables the inhouse manufacture of complex formed...

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Kellstrom Defense Announces Grand Opening of Chula Vista, California Operating Location

El Segundo, CA, September 30, 2019 – Kellstrom Holding Corporation (“KHC”) is excited to announce the grand opening of the Williams Aerospace & Manufacturing’s (“WAM”) operating facility in Chula Vista, CA. The 25,000 square-foot facility has been designed to support the requirements of our global defense customers and will support an expanded product offering as part of our mission to keep aircraft flying for a safer world. The strategic location and purpose-built facility expansion allows our Engineered Products segment and the WAM...

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Kellstrom Defense Signs a New Multi-Year Contract With Meggitt

El Segundo, CA, July 17, 2019 (NEWSWIRE) – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) has signed a new multi-year distribution agreement with Meggitt (Rockmart), Inc. Airframes division, (“Meggitt”). KDA will continue to serve as the stocking distributor for Meggitt’s fuel cell components used on C-130, F-16, and F-18. KDA and Meggitt have expanded the current agreement to add F-15 fuel cells. KDA expects to leverage its global sales offices and business development team to ensure that all international operators of these critical defense platforms...

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Kellstrom Defense Announces The Appointment of Michael Farmer as Vice-President of Life Extension Products

El Segundo, CA, July 16, 2019 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Farmer as Vice-President of Life Extension Products (LEP) for the Engineered Products business segment. Michael will be responsible for the overall leadership of the LEP business team focused on the development and deployment of proprietary intellectual property for the life extension of critical aircraft equipment and systems. The overall Engineered Products business segment is focused on end of life aircraft proprietary...

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Kellstrom Defense Acquires TAVCO Inc.

EL SEGUNDO, CA, July 10, 2019 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace (KDA) has completed the acquisition of TAVCO, Inc. (TAVCO) based in Chatsworth, California. TAVCO was founded in 1959 as a designer and manufacturer of proprietary pneumatic controls and pressure vessels for the aerospace and defense market. The TAVCO product line, engineering design data, and manufacturing capabilities will become part of the current KDA Engineered Products operating segment and will retain TAVCO brand identity in the market. TAVCO has been a long-term...

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