Kellstrom Defense to Distribute Sensors and Fluid Management Systems Products for AMETEK

Monday, July 21, 2014

The Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense announces that Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, a Merex Group company will be its new spare part distribution partner serving the global military and government aftermarket.

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace has signed an exclusive agreement with AMETEK SFMS to stock, distribute and manage spare components for the important foreign, domestic and government agency aftermarket customers, effective July 16 2014.

“AMETEK is pleased to partner with Kellstrom Defense,” comments Andy Brandenburg, Vice President for AMETEK SFMS. “Kellstrom Defense is considered an industry leader in the development of defense-related aerospace aftermarket distribution solutions. It has a worldwide network of sales professionals and distribution channels that further enhances our global reach.”

“This agreement strengthens the long-standing relationship between AMETEK and Kellstrom Defense Aerospace,” states Dean Brady, the newly appointed President of Global Distribution & Supply Chain for the Merex Group.

“We appreciate AMETEK’s confidence in our ability to support foreign and domestic operators through strategic inventory management and planning, as well as the promotion of growth through the development of new upgrades and life extension programs,” he adds.

AMETEK SFMS is a leader in sensor technology for a broad range of aircraft engine and airframe applications and a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, a leading supplier of engine and aircraft monitoring systems; data acquisition units; fuel and fluid measurement systems; heat transfer and cooling systems; and maintenance and repair services.

AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2013 sales of $3.6 billion.
For more information, contact AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, 50 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. Phone: 978-988-4101. E-mail: Web Site:

For Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, contact:

Hayley Armstrong - Sr. Director of Marketing & Communications.
Tel: 954-538-2448.