LORD Corporation Announces First Recipient for Aerospace & Defense Distributor of The Year Award
( 11/27/2012 )
The first recipient of the Distributor of the Year Award for its Aerospace & Defense Business Unit has been announced.
Announced during the second annual LORD Corporation Aerospace & Defense Global Distribution Sales Meeting in Cary, N.C. on Oct. 3-4, Derco Aerospace was announced as the recipient of the first Distributor of the Year Aw3metrics.Derco Aerospace is a Sikorsky Aircraft Services (SAS) company and a subsidiary of United Technologies Company based in Milwaukee, Wis. They are the worldwide exclusive distributor of spare C-130, P-3 and E-2C engine mounts, vibration control components and respective piece parts worldwide, excluding Japan."Derco Aerospace has served as a trusted supply source of LORD vibration control components to customers around the world for the past 20 years. With extensive product knowledge and the ability to process high-volume customer requests, as well as provide an average turnaround time of 48 hours for stocked items to its customers, Derco was the chosen recipient for this award," said Sue Cermak, Distribution Manager of the LORD Aerospace & Defense Business Unit.The award was accepted on behalf of Derco Aerospace by Chip Banerjee, OEM Solutions Manager and Ed Sawall, Inventory Management-Procurement Specialist.Distributors present for this event were Aviall Services, AAR Defense & Logistics, AAR Allen Asset Management, Herber Aircraft Services, Derco Aerospace, Helicopter Support Inc, Canrep, Traidea, and Aerospace Products International.
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.