Business

November 28, 2012

Derco Aerospace awarded exclusive distribution agreement by Eaton

Derco Aerospace, Inc., a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, announced Nov. 27 the signing of a three-year agreement to exclusively distribute Eaton’s complete line of C-130 and F-16 products in select international markets. SAS is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

“We are proud to have been selected for this exclusive distributorship. The new alliance will benefit international operators by providing superior service and responsive delivery of Eaton products,” said Brian Holt, president of Derco Aerospace, Inc. “By leveraging Derco’s customer relationships and opening new market opportunities, the agreement will enhance growth potential for both our companies.”

A worldwide provider of aftermarket support services to international military operators and MRO facilities, Derco will exclusively distribute spares manufactured by Eaton to select international markets. Such spares comprise items for hydraulic, fuel, electrical and conveyance systems. All Eaton product lines, including hydraulic system pumps, Teflon hose assemblies, quick-disconnect self-sealing couplings and a wide variety of power-management relays and illuminated switches, will be available from Derco. Additionally, Derco and Eaton will continue to jointly offer repair and overhaul services for Eaton products.

“Extending Eaton’s relationship with Derco through this venture will bring enhanced support to the international C-130 and F-16 communities,” said Einar Johnson, vice president of Sales for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “This is also an opportunity for Eaton and Derco to expand our global presence as key suppliers of products and services for the military aftermarket.”

Founded in 1979, Derco Aerospace, Inc. is based in Milwaukee, Wisc., and is a recognized leader in providing aircraft spares distribution, logistics and technical solutions to customers throughout the globe. Through solid relationships with premier original equipment manufacturers, Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. Today, Derco is an integrator and full service logistics solutions provider supporting military and commercial fleets in more than 65 countries.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
boeing-ana2

Boeing announces ANA’s commitment to more jetliners

Airline continues fleet modernization with Boeing airplanes Boeing and All Nippon Airways announced Jan. 30 the airline’s intent to purchase three 787-10 Dreamliners to add additional flexibility to the airline’s 787 fleet....
 
 

Demand for airplanes lifts Boeing’s 4Q profit

Boeing’s fourth-quarter profit rose 19 percent as demand for commercial airliners trumped weakness in its defense business. Investors looked past a muted outlook for 2015 earnings and sent the shares to a 52-week high Jan. 28. Chicago-based Boeing and European rival Airbus have prospered as airlines around the world have gone on a shopping spree,...
 
 

Boeing wins $51 million contract to sustain ICBM guidance system

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. – Boeing will provide sustaining engineering support for the guidance system of the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile for the U.S. Air Force, ensuring the safety, security and effectiveness of the nation’s land-based nuclear deterrent, under a recently-awarded $51 million contract. “Since 1958, Boeing has stood alongside the U.S. Air Force to...
 

 

Orbital stockholders approve merger with ATK’s aerospace, defense groups

Orbital Sciences Corporation announced Jan. 27 that at a special meeting, the company’s stockholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposed merger with the Aerospace and Defense Groups of Alliant Techsystems Inc., pursuant to the definitive transaction agreement dated April 28, 2014. Approximately 99 percent of the votes cast at the special meeting voted in favor...
 
 

Northrop Grumman, MDA successfully complete command cyber readiness inspection

Northrop Grumman provided invaluable assistance for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency’s Excellent rating from the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection conducted on the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center networks at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo. The CCRI evaluates a site’s compliance with information assurance and network defense policies and configuration standards for ...
 
 

Raytheon acquires Tucson-based Sensintel, Inc.

Raytheon has acquired privately-held Sensintel, Inc., a leading provider of unmanned aircraft systems solutions to the intelligence and special operations markets. Located in Tucson, Ariz., with approximately 50 employees, Sensintel will become part of Raytheon Company’s Missile Systems business. The transaction is not expected to materially impact Raytheon’s sales or earnings in th...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>