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Leader in Heat Transfer Products Broadens AMETEK's Position in Thermal Management Applications for Commercial and Military Aerospace

Oct 18, 2004

CONTACT: Laura Dion (978) 988-4639

WILIMINGTON, MA - Hughes-Treitler Manufacturing Corporation is the latest addition to AMETEK Aerospace & Defense.  The privately held supplier of heat exchangers, acquired by AMETEK in July, significantly expands the line of products AMETEK offers to aerospace and defense markets for thermal management.

 “Hughes-Treitler provides complementary products and serves a number of customers common to our other aerospace and defense businesses,” notes Wes Hardin, Vice President and General Manager of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense. “Hughes-Treitler is a recognized leader in heat exchangers and other subsystems designed for equipment cooling or in maintaining the environmental integrity in commercial and military aircraft. 

 “Together with our Rotron, Airscrew and Air Control Technologies business units, Hughes-Treitler enables us to provide a broader range of thermal management subsystems to our customers on a global basis,” adds Mr. Hardin.

 Rotron high-performance AC and brushless DC motors and motor-blowers also are used for electronic cooling and environmental control in aerospace and military equipment applications.  In addition, Airtechnology Holdings, which includes Airscrew and Air Control Technologies acquired by AMETEK in 2003, is a UK-based manufacturer of motors, fans and environmental control systems used in many high-profile European defense and commercial aerospace programs.

 Hughes-Treitler’s product line includes air-oil coolers, air-air coolers, surface coolers, ECS evaporator condensers, fuel oil coolers, liquid air heat exchangers, liquid oxygen heat exchangers, and buffer air heat exchangers.  These products are used in a variety of applications for airframes, engine and avionics systems on aircraft as well as in military vehicle, marine, space and industrial applications.

AMETEK Aerospace & Defense is a leader in engine and aircraft monitoring systems, data acquisition units, fuel and fluid measurement systems, cockpit instruments and displays, engine and airframe sensors, cables, harness assemblies, avionics blowers, fans, and heat transfer and cooling systems.  It is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electric motors with annualized sales of more than $1.2 billion.

 For more information, contact AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, 50 Fordham Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. Phone: 978-988-4639. Fax: 978-988-4944. E-mail: aerosales@ametek.com . Web Site:http://www.ametekaerospace.com.

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