AAR Corp has reported signing a multiyear agreement with AeroControlex, under which AAR will be exclusively stocking and selling auxiliary power unit (APU) lube pumps and all related piece-part components worldwide.

    “AeroControlex is proud to announce the distribution partnership with AAR for the pumps product line,” said AeroControlex business manager for the Pumps Business Unit, Tim O’Keefe.

    “As the OEM, our goal is to provide high-quality pumps and components to our customers around the world. Our partnership with AAR helps ensure that we continue to provide the customized programs and best-in-class service in the aftermarket to deliver the highest value to our customers and help them succeed.”

    “This is a meaningful growth opportunity for our business serving as a value-added extension of an original equipment manufacturer,” said AAR Corp vice president and general manager of OEM Solutions – Commercial, Darren Spiegel.

    “We are honoured that AeroControlex has chosen us for this important partnership and will be highly focused on ensuring that airlines and MROs worldwide have ready access to AeroControlex pumps and related parts to minimise downtime and maximize operational efficiency.”

    Since its founding in 1945 in Cleveland, Ohio as Great Lakes Manufacturing, AeroControlex has established itself in the design and production of hydraulic, fuel, lubrication and coolant pumps. In 1993, the company added mechanical actuators to the existing product offering.

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