WOOD DALE, Illinois, May 1, 2018 – AAR (NYSE:AIR), a leading integrator of aviation supply chain solutions, announced today a strategic partnership with Sumitomo Precision Products (SPP) Co., Ltd., to provide global support to airlines and MRO customers for the IAE V2500 Pneumatic Starter and Starter Air Valve.

AAR’s OEM Aftermarket Solutions group will utilize its global customer support team and warehousing network to provide exceptional customer support for the starter, starter air valve, and related sub-assembly components.

“With the help of AAR’s globally allocated customer support network, SPP is truly excited and strongly committed to provide better component service to V2500 engine operators and MRO customers,” said the SPP Product Support team.

“We are excited to partner with SPP on this critical engine component. The V2500 starter complements our current product offerings and allows us to leverage the current relationships and experience of our global customer sales and support teams,” said Erik Barfuss, Product Line Manager, OEM Aftermarket Solutions, AAR.