AAR Corp. and Unison Industries jointly announced from the Paris Air Show that they have entered into an exclusive worldwide aftermarket distribution agreement for Unison Industries’ electrical components, sensors and systems for aircraft and industrial uses. The agreement is valued at more than $600 million dollars over a 10-year term.
As exclusive distributor, AAR will be responsible for forecasting, ordering, warehousing and performing aftermarket product distribution of genuine Unison OEM)replacement parts. In addition, AAR will provide a 24/7 AOG call center to provide rapid-response support services to customers using Unison products in the aviation aftermarket.
Components covered by the program include turbine ignition systems, engine-dedicated alternators, sensors, switches, wiring harnesses and metal tubing/ducting consumed by commercial and military aircraft operators, MROs and other worldwide industry customers.
The agreement includes new parts distribution, repair services management and flight hour programs. AAR Distribution, which operates as part of AAR’s Allen Asset Management division, will manage the program.