LORD Corporation Signs Exclusive Distributorship with Derco Aerospace
By: Kimberly Kayler , Constructive Communications , 614-873-6706
(Cary, NC — 06/21/2011)LORD Corporation – a leader in the management of vibration, motion and noise control has reached a five-year agreement with Derco Aerospace, a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company, to distribute spare C-130, P-3 and E-2C engine mounts, vibration control components, and respective piece parts worldwide.
Under the terms of the agreement, Derco Aerospace has been appointed by LORD as the exclusive aftermarket distributor for C-130, P-3, and E-2C components worldwide, excluding Japan. "Derco brings extensive product knowledge, the ability to process high-volume customer requests, as well as provide an average turn-around time of 48 hours for stock items," said Sue Cermak, LORD Distribution Account Manager. Derco Aerospace has served as a trusted supply source of LORD vibration control components to customers around the world for more than 20 years. "We are delighted to continue to expand our relationship with LORD and bring new opportunities to market for Sikorsky Aerospace Services," said Paul Fuhrmann, Director of OEM Management, Derco Aerospace.
LORD Corporation offers a wide array of solutions for the aerospace industry including engine mounts, equipment mounts, active systems and interior isolation. The company has established itself as a recognized world leader in vibration and shock control. "We are very pleased to align with Derco," said Steve Meyer, LORD Corporation Director of Marketing and Sales. "Derco has a strong customer focus, which results in best in class service to the end user."
For more information regarding LORD Corporation’s products or Derco Aerospace, please call (414) 355-3066 or visit www.dercoaerospace.com.
About Derco Aerospace
Derco Aerospace is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company – the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Founded in 1979, Derco Aerospace, Inc. is based in Milwaukee, Wis., and is a world leader in providing aircraft spares distribution, logistics solutions, repair services and technical solutions to customers around the globe. Through solid relationships with premier original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. Today, Derco is a full-service logistics and solutions provider, supporting military and commercial fleets in over 66 countries.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture and service. Its Sikorsky Aerospace Services business designs and applies advanced logistics and supply chain solutions for commercial rotary, military rotary and fixed-wing customers. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.