provides products and services to the aviation/aerospace and defense industries worldwide.
It operates through four segments: Aviation Supply Chain; Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul; Structures and Systems; and Aircraft Sales and Leasing.
The Aviation Supply Chain segment purchases and sells new, overhauled, and repaired engine and airframe parts and components for aviation and defense customers.
It also involves in the repair and overhauling of avionics, instruments, electrical, electronic, fuel, hydraulic and pneumatic components, and internal airframe components.
This segment also provides inventory supply and management programs for engine and airframe parts and components, as well as sells and leases commercial jet engines.
The Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul segment engages in the provision of airframe maintenance services, as well as in the repair and overhauling of various landing gear types for commercial and defense customers.
The Structures and Systems segment manufactures and repairs containers, pallets, and shelters in support of military and humanitarian tactical deployment activities.
It designs, manufactures, and installs in-plane cargo loading and handling systems for commercial and military aircraft and helicopters; and manufactures composite materials for commercial, business, and military aircraft, as well as composite structures for the transportation industry.
This segment also provides turbine engine overhaul and parts supply services to industrial gas and steam turbine operators and for military engines.
The Aircraft Sales and Leasing segment sells or leases used commercial jet aircrafts.
The company’s customers include regional and commuter airlines, business and general aviation operators, aviation original equipment manufacturers, aircraft leasing companies, military organizations, independent aviation support companies, and other industrial entities.
The company was founded in 1951 and is based in Wood Dale, Illinois.