AMETEK Inc, formed the MRO Division through the strategic acquisition of complementary businesses. The formation of the Division started in 2006 with the acquisition of Southern Aeroparts in Tulsa, OK. Further acquisitions in 2007 added the repair and overhaul division of Umeco plc, predominately located in Europe and B&S Aircraft and Accessories located in Wichita, KS. The businesses of Drake Air Inc. located in Tulsa, OK and Muirhead Aerospace in the United Kingdom were acquired during 2008 with High Standard Aviation and Ameron Global added during 2009. With the acquisitions of Aero Components International and Avtech Avionics and Accessories, both based in Miami, FL in December 2012 AMETEK’s MRO business portfolio was complete.

Further investment in the businesses has now provided a series of centers of excellence throughout the globe offering a wide range of capabilities and services including navigation and communication, power generation, avionics, hydraulics, landing gears, wheels and brakes, safety equipment, thrust reverse actuators, flight controls, heat exchanges, fuel and many more.