Kellstrom Defense Appointed as Distributor for PTI Technologies

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. ("KDA") is pleased to announce they have been selected by PTI Technologies, an ESCO Technologies company, to distribute their high technology filter elements, modules, filtration, and fluid flow equipment used on fixed wing and rotary military aircraft platforms. Under the recently signed distribution agreement, KDA's territory will cover all international military operators and global engine repair centers, excluding the U.S. and Japan.

"We are extremely pleased to partner with PTI Technologies to connect their filtration products to the international military market," said Melissa Orr, KDA's Director of OEM Relationships. "As PTI's military distributor, Kellstrom Defense will focus on strategic inventory management to expand PTI's defense customer base."

Rowland Ellis, Vice President & General Manger of PTI, commented, "We are very pleased to partner with Kellstrom Defense to provide an even greater level of support for international military customers who use PTI products and technology on their aircraft. This partnership represents a significant enhancement of our strong commitment to world class customer support."

About PTI Technologies:

PTI Technologies Inc. is a world leader in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and distribution of high technology filter elements, modules, and filtration products. PTI is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ESCO Technologies Inc. PTI Technologies continues to demonstrate leadership in the design and development of products ranging from permanent filtration elements to light-weight titanium modules for flight application.

PTI, headquartered in Oxnard, California, is a proven supplier of fluid power filtration products for hydraulic and lubrication systems. Further information regarding PTI and our product offering is available on the company's website at

About Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.:

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. ("KDA") is a global provider for the sustainment of legacy defense aircraft through OEM strategic distribution, accessory and component repair services, and engineered products for military transporters, fighter, and rotary wing platforms. With operations in Camarillo, CA; Miramar, FL; Macon, GA; Cambridge, UK; Windsor, AU; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; and Indonesia, the KDA team provides support to the United States military and over 60 partnering nations. KDA is committed to compliance, with hundreds of active export licenses and dedicated contract, export, and security personnel. The Kellstrom Defense Advantage is being a respected global leader for defense aircraft sustainment, deploying an experienced team and complete capabilities to solve customer challenges. Further information is available at and

Media Contact:

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.

Ruth Garcia

Director, Marketing & Communications

Source: Kellstrom Defense