Kellstrom Defense Acquires TAVCO Inc.

July 10, 2019 Kellstrom Defense Acquires TAVCO Inc. Kellstrom Defense Aerospace (KDA) has completed the acquisition of TAVCO, Inc. (TAVCO) based in Chatsworth, California. TAVCO was founded in 1959 as a designer and manufacturer of proprietary pneumatic controls and pressure vessels for the aerospace and defense market. The TAVCO product line, engineering design data, and…

Kellstrom Defense Announces Grand Opening of Chula Vista, California Operating Location

September 30, 2019 Kellstrom Defense Announces Grand Opening of Chula Vista, California Operating Location Kellstrom Holding Corporation (“KHC”) is excited to announce the grand opening of the Williams Aerospace & Manufacturing’s (“WAM”) operating facility in Chula Vista, CA. The 25,000 square-foot facility has been designed to support the requirements of our global defense customers and…

Kellstrom Defense Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension with AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems

February 12, 2020 Kellstrom Defense Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension with AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems Kellstrom Defense Aerospace (KDA) has signed a new multi-year extension to an existing distribution agreement with the Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense. The agreement builds on a legacy of partnership, with…

Kellstrom Defense Acquires Airborne Technologies, Inc.

November 22, 2019 Kellstrom Defense Acquires Airborne Technologies, Inc. Kellstrom Holding Corporation (KHC) today announced the acquisition of Airborne Technologies, Inc. (ATI), based in Camarillo, California. ATI’s manufacturing capabilities will be combined with the current Kellstrom Defense Engineered Products operating segment and will retain the ATI brand identity and all current customer interfaces in the…

Williams Aerospace & Manufacturing Acquires Aerospace Welding

November 12, 2019 Williams Aerospace & Manufacturing Acquires Aerospace Welding Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing (WAM) has completed the acquisition of Aerospace Welding (AWI) based in west Los Angeles, California. Aerospace Welding was founded in 1951 as an OEM certified source for precision welding processes, that include spot, seam, stud, and flash welding services for the…

Airborne Technologies, a Kellstrom Defense company, featured on Manufacturing Marvels®

February 7, 2020 Airborne Technologies, a Kellstrom Defense company, featured on Manufacturing Marvels® Airborne Technologies was featured on the February 6, 2020 episode of Manufacturing Marvels®️ which aired on Lou Dobbs Tonight on Fox Business Network®️. Manufacturing Marvels®️ is a series of educational and promotional videos highlighting U.S. manufacturers and how their products and services…

Aero Precision Signs Distribution Agreement with Metro Aerospace

April 23, 2020 Aero Precision Signs Distribution Agreement with Metro Aerospace   Aero Precision announced that it has entered into an agreement with Metro Aerospace, a Dallas company with the exclusive license to supply Lockheed Martin’s Microvanes drag-reduction technology. Strategically surface-mounted on the aft body of rear cargo airframes, Microvanes reshape tail section airflow, reducing…

Aero Precision Acquires Kellstrom Defense

March 02, 2020 Aero Precision Acquires Kellstrom Defense   Aero Precision, a leading military aviation aftermarket distributor based in Livermore, California, announced today it has acquired Kellstrom Defense, a leading aftermarket sustainment solutions provider, headquartered in El Segundo, California. “Through this acquisition, Aero Precision creates one of the largest privately owned military aftermarket distribution businesses…