Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics Test Systems (“ATS”), has approved Muirhead Avionics, a division of AMETEK® MRO, as an Approved Service Center for Astronics’ CTS 6000 series of communication test solutions. ATS has provided Muirhead with the CTS 6025 CSAR test set to ensure accurate and complete calibration services of the full range of communication test solutions in the CTS-6000 series. With this partnership, Astronics has expanded its support capabilities of its CTS-6000 series that provides complete radio frequency, analog and digital test capabilities into Europe and the Middle East.
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CTS 6025 CSAR Calibration Test Set (Photo: Business Wire)
Jim Mulato, President of Astronics Test Systems, commented, “We are excited to announce Muirhead Avionics as an approved Astronics Test Systems Service Center. This agreement will enhance our capability and allow Astronics to continue providing quality service to our growing customer base in the United Kingdom, Europe and the Middle East.”
Muirhead Avionics is one of the largest independent repair facilities in Europe for commercial, regional and general aviation aftermarket support, offering an extensive range of avionics services including sales, repair, overhaul, modification, and flight recorder transcription, all of which are backed with comprehensive engineering support and training facilities. AMETEK MRO is a business of AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME), a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.
About Astronics Corporation
Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world’s aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For over 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, militaries, completion centers and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics. The Company’s strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities that provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets.
For more information on Astronics and its solutions, visit Astronics.com.
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