By combining the strengths of Hartwell, a global leader in the development of latches and latching systems, and Satair, a world leader in the parts management business, the customers will be met by significant improvements in terms of value adding benefits.
Steen Karsbo, Vice President of Business Partner Development in Satair Group comments: “The Satair-Hartwell partnership is the beginning of a great new business adventure. In the future, I believe our partnership will only grow stronger with our joint focus on delivering high quality, robust and reliable products – on time, every time.” He continues: “Hartwell is known for its excellent engineering skills, great technical support and high quality product portfolio and therefore, I am pleased that Hartwell has chosen Satair as their exclusive distributor.”
Michael Couitt, Director of Sales and Marketing for Hartwell continues: “We know Satair has a strong global customer service organization combined with the logistic management skills needed for efficient order handling. We are therefore very pleased to have appointed Satair A/S to be our exclusive North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa distributor covering aftermarket requirements for all distributors, brokers and MROs. With Satair as our exclusive distributor, our customers continue to receive the same high quality innovative products and we very much look forward to the next five years of business with Satair.”
About Satair A/S
Satair is a world leader in sales and distribution of spares for aircraft maintenance and provides a range of services that reduce costs in the supply chain. Satair provides services to customers and suppliers all over the globe through its sales and warehousing locations in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and China. Satair is part of Satair Group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus S.A.S.
Hartwell Corporation designs and manufactures latching solutions for quick-accessibility to the commercial and military aerospace industries. Since its inception in 1939, Hartwell has continued to grow by delivering high quality, robust and reliable latching products. Hartwell is known for its excellent technical support to the aircraft airframe and engine manufacturers. Today, Hartwell is tooled for over 20,000 versions of latches for applications such as engine cowlings, nacelles and thrust reversers, as well as interior and exterior access panels, cargo doors and interior stowage bins.
Airbus Material & Supply Chain Services and Satair are part of Satair Group, a 100% stand-alone company and Airbus subsidiary with $1.3 billion revenue, more than 1,000 employees worldwide and a vision to become the global market leader in the civil aircraft parts management business in 2017.