Press Releases

AMETEK AMERON DEVELOPS NEW PMA FIRE SUPRESSION AGENT
Friday, October 2, 2020

AMETEK AMERON recently achieved PMA approval on the Fire Extinguisher Fluid P/N M3923.
AMETEK MRO DEFENSE AWARDED C-5 CONTRACT FROM TINKER AIR FORCE BASE
Friday, September 18, 2020

AMETEK MRO Defense is proud to announce Drake Air has received a contract from Tinker Air Force Base for the repair and manufacture of the C-5 primary and secondary heat exchangers.

AEM Limited Achieves JOSCAR Accreditation
Thursday, August 6, 2020

AEM Limited is delighted to announce it has achieved JOSCAR accreditation. JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register) is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defense and security industry to act as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information.

Stansted Airport, Essex (Aug. 6, 2020) – AMETEK AEM Limited is delighted to announce it has achieved JOSCAR accreditation. JOSCAR (the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register) is a collaborative tool used by the aerospace, defense and security industry to act as a single repository for pre-qualification and compliance information. Using JOSCAR can determine if a supplier is “fit for business”.
AEM Limited has been Europe's leading independent overhaul and repair facility for over 60 years. The company has built a solid reputation in the aerospace industry, providing a broad range of services to international and regional airlines, helicopter operators, airframe manufacturers and military organizations. Conducting business from three sites in the United Kingdom, AEM is proud to receive the accreditation which shows the company has gone through the process required to demonstrate commitment and credentials to the industry.
Andy Wheeler, AEM’s Commercial Director, commented, “We are thrilled that AEM has satisfied all of the requirements to become fully compliant to join the JOSCAR register. The accreditation is valued by some of the largest purchasers in the defence community. This certification is testament to our commitment to the aerospace, defense, and security industries.”

About AEM Limited

AEM Limited has been Europe's leading independent overhaul and repair facility for over 60 years. The company has a solid reputation in the aerospace industry for providing services to a range of international and regional airlines, helicopter operators and airframe manufacturers. Operating from three UK sites, AEM’s broad capabilities cover aviation windings, electrical power, hydraulic components, landing gears and safety equipment. AEM is part of the Aerospace and Defense Division of AMETEK Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

ROSSI AERO and ANTAVIA AMETEK MRO Join Forces To Offer Landing Gear Repair Option To Operators
Monday, July 27, 2020

France-based Antavia AMETEK MRO and Rossi Aero entered into an agreement for landing gear component precision repairs for Water Bomber Aircrafts Segment
Patrick Schoenhoff Named Technical Director & GM
Monday, June 29, 2020

AMETEK MRO is proud to announce Patrick Schoenhoff has been promoted to Technical Director and General Manager of the AMERON St. Louis and Baldwin Park facilites.
AMETEK AMERON Expands Its Oxygen Capabilities
Friday, June 26, 2020

AMETEK AMERON recently achieved PMA approval on the Main Casing Assembly part number M451720. The M451720 is used in MA10, MC10, MF10, and MF20 series Zodiac Intertechnique Oxygen Masks.
AMETEK's Statement on the COVID-19 Outbreak
Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Everyone around the world is feeling the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We at AMETEK understand how this unprecedented event is impacting daily life, so we wanted to provide an update on how we are approaching the situation.
David Bentley Named DVP & BU Manager
Friday, February 28, 2020

AMETEK MRO is proud to announce the promotion of David Bentley to Divisional Vice President and Business Unit Manager for the AMETEK MRO Midwest Region.
AEM Secures Wizz Air Contract for First Aid Kits
Thursday, February 6, 2020

AEM Limited, a business within AMETEK’s Aerospace and Defense Division, signed a contract to supply Hungarian airline, Wizz Air, with Aeromedic first aid kits for an additional 146 aircraft in the airline’s Airbus fleet. 
AMETEK AMERON Expands its Oxygen Overhaul Kit Capabilities
October 30, 2019

AMETEK AMERON recently achieved FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval on the M28022-00 and M806022-02 oxygen bottle overhaul kits, both of which service different assemblies on aircrafts.
AMETEK AMERON Expands Its Fire Extinguisher Gas Chromatograph Capabilities to Asia
September 26, 2019

AMETEK AMERON’s state-of-the-art Fire Extinguisher Gas Chromatograph (FGC) System recently completed a required safety test to help certify a new line of helicopters for Korea Aerospace Industries, Ltd. (KAI).
AMETEK AMERON Receives FAA-PMA Approval for Two Cylinder Weldment Parts
Thursday, September 19, 2019

BALDWIN PARK, CA – AMERON MASS Systems, a pioneer in the development of high-performance aerospace and defense components, has received FAA-PMA approval on two cylinder weldments, part numbers M32197631 and M53040079-1.
AMETEK AMERON Receives FAA-PMA Approval for Control Knob
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

BALDWIN PARK, CA – AMERON MASS Systems, a pioneer in the development of high-performance aerospace and defense components, has received FAA-PMA approval on part number M150-900-027.
AMETEK MRO’s Muirhead Avionics has Full MRO Capability for Honeywell RTA-4B


SOUTHALL, LONDON – AMETEK MRO’s Muirhead Avionics, a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, now has the full capability to bench check, repair and overhaul the RTA-4B Weather Radar Transmitter / Receiver from Honeywell International.
AMETEK MRO’s Muirhead Avionics now has full MRO capability for Honeywell Mark V EGPWS


SOUTHALL, LONDON – AMETEK MRO’s Muirhead Avionics, a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, now has the full capability to bench check, repair and overhaul the Mark V Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS)  from Honeywell International.
AMETEK MRO’s Muirhead Avionics to Supply of IFF Mode 5 Test Sets for the German Armed Forces
Tuesday, April 23, 2019

SOUTHALL, LONDON – AMETEK MRO’s Muirhead Avionics will exclusively supply and support the German Armed Forces as the European distributor for Tel Instrument Electronics Corporation (TIC) of New Jersey, USA, which manufacturers IFF and Avionics Flight Line Ground Support equipment.
AMETEK AMERON Receives FAA-PMA Approval on Housing Assembly Sensor
Thursday, July 4, 2019

BALDWIN PARK, CA – AMERON MASS Systems, a pioneer in the development of high-performance aerospace and defense components, has received FAA-PMA approval on its housing assembly sensor, part number M33370101-2.
AMETEK AMERON MASS Systems Receives FAA-PMA Approval on its MC10 Oxygen Maskseries
Wednesday March 13, 2019

BALDWIN PARK, CA – AMERON MASS Systems, a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense and a pioneer in the development of high-performance aerospace and defense components, received FAA-PMA approval on an Oxygen Mask Harness, part number MMXH15-32.
AMETEK MRO Drake Air Implements High Temperature Alloy Brazing Oven

TULSA, OK - MRO Drake Air recently implemented a new Ipsen high temperature brazing oven, a state-of-the-art piece of equipment that will support new product development in high temperature alloy brazing for several new markets, including commercial, aerospace, military and non-aviation.
AMETEK MRO Drake Air and Southern Aeroparts Achieve AS9100D and AS9110C Dual Certifications

TULSA, OK - AMETEK MRO is proud to announce Drake Air and Southern Aeroparts have achieved dual AS9100D and AS9110C certifications, emphasizing MRO’s commitment to quality and meeting the industry’s highest standards.
Kari McCloud Named North America’s BU Controller for Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul

TULSA, OK – AMETEK MRO is proud to appoint Kari McCloud as North America’s Business Unit Controller for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Division. Ms. McCloud will be responsible for planning the financial goals, objectives and strategies of the business unit as well as working closely with site leaders to execute their business plans with discipline.
Airbus Selects Antavia AMETEK MRO to Provide Wheel and Brake Maintenance on the Beluga XL

CAMPSAS, FRANCE — Antavia has been selected as the provider of wheels and brakes maintenance for the Airbus Beluga XL. Antavia began providing maintenance services for Airbus oversize transport aircraft, the Super Guppy, in 1992.
AMETEK MRO Names Tom Wilson as Vice President and Business Unit Manager for MRO Europe and Asia

LONDON, SEPTEMBER 19, 2018 – AMETEK MRO announces the appointment of Tom Wilson, a highly experienced aerospace industry executive, to the position of Divisional Vice President and Business Manager for Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul – Europe and Asia.