(Kingston, Ontario - Sept. 9, 2014) - AOG Heliservices Inc. - a leader in helicopter part sales, overhaul maintenance and other support solutions - and LORD Corporation - a leader in the management of vibration, noise and motion control - have agreed to enter into a strategic relationship to promote and support the current and next generation of LORD elastomeric helicopter components.
Established to provide added solutions for customers worldwide, the strategic relationship will enable AOG Heliservices and LORD to help reduce direct operating costs (DOCs), as well as improve service life by using the latest LORD elastomer technology products. According to Rodolphe Leroy, Manager of Global Sales, Business Development & Marketing for the Aftermarket at LORD, AOG Heliservices is a leader in component overhaul and repair service, and this relationship ensures extended value for customers.
Leroy noted that AOG Heliservices' focus on the Bell 206 and 407 platforms and great reputation in the market place made it easy for LORD to pick AOG Heliservices to service helicopter operators with LORD elastomeric products.
"AOG's proficient knowledge of LORD products goes hand-in-hand with AOG's expertise to provide customers with the best solutions for their elastomeric helicopter components," said Ken Przontka, President, AOG Heliservices Inc.
About LORD Corporation
LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with our customers to provide innovative aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. With world headquarters in Cary, N.C. and 2013 revenues in excess of $880 million, LORD has more than 3,000 employees in 26 countries and operates 16 manufacturing facilities and eight R&D centers worldwide. LORD actively promotes STEM education and many other community engagement initiatives. For more information, visit http://www.lord.com.