Precision Aviation Group and LORD Corporation Announce Strategic Partnership
Atlanta, GA – February 26, 2019
Precision Aviation Group, a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry, and LORD Corporation, a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control (https://www.lord.com/products-and-solutions/vibration-and-motion-control.xml) – have entered into a strategic partnership to promote and support current and next generation LORD elastomeric helicopter components.
Established to provide added solutions for customers worldwide, the partnership enables Precision Aviation Group (PAG) and LORD to help reduce direct operating costs (DOCs), as well as improve service life by using the latest LORD elastomer technology products. Rodolphe Leroy, manager of global sales, business development and marketing for the aftermarket at LORD, states, “PAG is a proven leader in MRO and supply chain logistics and this relationship ensures extended value for customers.” Leroy adds, “Precision Aviation Group will not only focus on supporting the Bell 206 and 407 platforms in the US and Canada, with an emphasis on tension torsion straps and main rotor hub kit components, but also assist with new LORD product improvements on additional platforms into the marketplace.”
“PAG’s global network and substantial investment in LORD products will make it easier for Bell 206 and 407 operators to access spares in real time, ultimately minimizing aircraft downtime,” said Ketan Desai, vice president of sales and marketing for PAG. “This agreement builds on PAG’s strategic roadmap of increasing its range of support for OEM’s. We are confident that this expanded relationship with LORD Corporation will bring added value to our customers,” adds Desai.
About Precision Aviation Group:
Precision Aviation Group (PAG) is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry. With nine locations and more than 260,000-square-feet of sales and service facilities in the United States, Canada, Australia, Brazil, and Singapore, PAG uses its distinct business units and customer-focused business model to serve aviation customers through two business functions – Aviation Supply Chain, and its trademarked Inventory Supported Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (ISMRO®) services.
PAG provides MRO and Supply Chain Solutions for Fixed- and Rotary-wing aircraft through: Precision Heliparts – PHP (www.heliparts.com); Precision Aircraft Services – PAS (www.pas-pag.com); Precision Accessories & Instruments – PAI (www.precisionaccessories.com); Precision Heliparts Canada – PHP-C (www.heliparts.ca); Precision Accessories & Instruments Canada – PAI-C (www.precisionaccessories.ca); PHP-Instruments & Accessories – PHP-LA (www.heliparts.la); Precision Heliparts – Latin America (www.precisionaviationgroup.com/php-br); Precision Aero Technology – PAT (www.precisionaerotechnology.com); Precision Heliparts – Australia – PHP-AU (www.precisionheliparts.com.au); Precision Accessories & Instruments – Australia (PAI-AU) (www.precisionaccessories.com.au); Precision Heliparts Singapore (PHP-S); and Precision Aviation Controls, Inc. – PAC (www.precisionaviationcontrols.com). PAG subsidiaries have MRO capabilities on over 35,000 products, including accessories, avionics, engine components, hydraulics, instruments, NDT, starter/generators, and wheels/brakes (www.precisionaviationgroup.com).
About LORD Corporation:
LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For over 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with customers to provide innovative aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, NC and 2018 revenues in excess of $1 billion, LORD has more than 3,000 employees in 26 countries and operates 16 manufacturing facilities and eight R&D centers worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives. For more information, visit (https://www.lord.com/).