C&L Aerospace signs distribution agreement with ACR Artex product line

Commercial and business aviation MRO provider C&L Aerospace has signed a distribution agreement for the entire aviation product line of ACR Artex, a manufacturer of survival products for general and commercial aviation. Consisting of such products as emergency locator transmitters (ELTs), ELT replacement batteries, and personal locator beacons, C&L Aerospace will be able to distribute more than 50 different Artex line items for various aircraft types.

“Artex is the premier manufacturer of survival products and [the agreement] gives us a significant growth opportunity for our distribution product portfolio,” said C&L Aerospace senior v-p of sales Martin Cooper. “Our partnership with Artex will allow us to give airlines, MROs, and corporate operators worldwide access to high-quality ELT products while delivering just-in-time service.”

A specialist in regional and corporate aircraft, Bangor, Maine-based C&L Aerospace maintains and supplies parts for ATRs, Embraer ERJs, Saab turboprops, and Beech 1900Ds, as well as Bombardier Challengers and Global Expresses and Textron Aviation Hawkers and Beechjets.