Press Release – updated: Feb 6, 2018 10:00 EST
MIRAMAR, Fla., February 6, 2018 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (â€œKDAâ€�) is pleased to announce that they have been selected by Valcor Engineering Corporation (â€œValcorâ€�) to be their exclusive distribution partner for fluid control valves and related components used on F-16, F-18, V-22, CH-47, CH-53 and land and sea platforms. Under the recently signed distribution agreement, KDAâ€™s territory will cover global military operators, excluding Japan.
â€œWe are extremely pleased to partner with Valcor to connect their fluid control products to the domestic and international military market,â€� said Eric Hillewaert, KDAâ€™s Vice President of OEM Relationships. â€œAs Valcorâ€™s exclusive military distributor, Kellstrom Defense will focus on strategic inventory management and partner for growth through development of upgrades and retrofit programs for the defense customer base.â€�
â€œWe were very impressed by the team at Kellstrom Defense. I am confident that their logistics capabilities and customer support will help us provide exceptional value to our end-user customers,â€� said Chuck Griffiths, Valcorâ€™s Director of Aftermarket Business.
We are extremely pleased to partner with Valcor to connect their fluid control products to the domestic and international military market. As Valcor's exclusive military distributor, Kellstrom Defense will focus on strategic inventory management and partner for growth through development of upgrades and retrofit programs for the defense customer base.
Vice President, OEM Relationships
About Valcor Engineering Corporation:
Valcor Engineering Corporation (www.valcor.com), founded in 1951, designs and manufactures solenoid valves and control components for liquids and gases in critical applications in the aerospace, nuclear, light industrial and scientific industries. Headquartered in Springfield, New Jersey, Valcorâ€™s world-class staff of engineers, designers, and technical support personnel utilize fully-equipped, modern test facilities to test the most precise and exacting standards. With a library of more than 18,000 designs, Valcorâ€™s design team can modify existing technology to suit practically every hard to handle application. Valcor specializes in custom applications and can create an entirely new product to meet your needs.
About Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.:
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (â€œKDAâ€�) is a global provider for the sustainment of legacy defense aircraft through OEM sanctioned distribution, component MRO, and engineering and manufacturing solutions for the C-130, F-16, F-5/T-38, F-18, A-10, T-6, P-3, Boeing 707 defense derivative aircraft, and multiple rotary-wing platforms. With operations in Camarillo, California; Miramar, Florida; Macon, Georgia; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Windsor, Australia; and Singapore, the KDA team provides support to the United States military and over 60 partnering nations. KDA is committed to compliance, with hundreds of active export licenses and dedicated contract, export, and security personnel. The Kellstrom Defense Advantage is being the respected global leader for defense aircraft sustainment, deploying an experienced team and complete capabilities to solve customer challenges. Further information is available at www.kellstromdefense.com and www.c130.com.
About Kellstrom Repair Services:
Kellstrom Repair Services, Inc. (â€œKRSâ€�), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (â€œKDAâ€�), specializes in providing Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (â€œMROâ€�) and sustainment solutions for legacy military aircraft and rotor wing platforms worldwide. KRS is a Honeywell and AMETEK Authorized Repair Station specializing in the repair and overhaul of Auxiliary Power Units, Engine Driven Compressors, and a full range of mechanical, electro-mechanical, instrument, pneumatic and fuel system components. KRS also specializes in the repair and overhaul of Accessory Class III components, Instrument Class I, II, III and IV avionics, and landing gear systems. KRS Repair Management leverages KRS in-house repair capabilities and a network of FAA & EASA authorized facilities to provide value-added MRO solutions for both OEMs and end-user customer. Further information is available at: www.kellstromdefense.com/mro.
Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.
Director, Marketing & Communications
Source: Kellstrom Defense
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