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Profile: Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc (WAIR.N)

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Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc., incorporated on July 21, 2006, is a distributor and provider of supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry. The Company operates through two segments: North America and Rest of World. As of September 30, 2016, the Company supplied over 565,000 active stock-keeping units (SKUs), including C-class hardware, chemicals, electronic components, bearings, tools and machined parts. It serves its customers under both long-term contractual arrangements (Contracts), which include just-in-time (JIT) contracts, that govern the provision of outsourced supply chain management services and long-term agreements (LTAs), that typically set prices for specific products, and ad-hoc sales. It caters to commercial, military and general aviation sectors, including the original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and their subcontractors, through which it supports various Western aircraft programs, and also sells products to airline-affiliated and independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) providers. It also services industrial customers, which include customers in the automotive, energy, pharmaceutical and electronics sectors.

The Company's products include Hardware, Chemicals, Electronic Components, Bearings and Other Products. The Company's Services include Quality Assurance, Kitting and JIT Supply Chain Management. Kitting involves the packaging of an entire bill of materials or a complete ship-set of products, which manages the amount of time workers spend retrieving products from storage locations. All of its kits and components contain certified and traceable products, and are assembled by its full-service kitting department at its Central Stocking Locations (CSLs), or at its customer sites. JIT supply chain management involves the delivery of products on an as-needed basis to the point-of-use at a customer's manufacturing line. It also provide its JIT customers with additional value-added services, including the implementation of process control and usage reduction programs; support for environmental, health and safety compliance (EHS) and reporting, and assistance with the development of waste management strategies.

The Company's hardware products include Blind fasteners, Panel fasteners, Bolts and screws, Clamps, Hi lok pins and collars, Hydraulic fittings, Inserts, Lockbolts and collars, Nuts, Rivets, Springs, Valves and Washers. Its chemicals products include Adhesives, Sealants and tapes, Lubricants, Oil and grease, Paints and coatings, Industrial gases, Coolants and metalworking fluids, and Cleaners and cleaning solvents. It offers interconnect and electro-mechanical products, including connectors, relays, switches, circuit breakers, lighted products, wire and cable and interconnect accessories. It also offers assembled products, including mil-circular and rack and panel connectors, and illuminated push button switches. Its product offerings also include a range of standard anti-friction products designed to both commercial and military aircraft specifications, such as airframe control bearings, rod ends, spherical bearings, ball bearings, needle roller bearings, bushings and precision bearings. The machined parts it distributes include laser cut or stamped brackets, milled parts, shims, stampings, turned parts and welded assemblies made of materials ranging from high-grade steel or titanium to nickel-based alloys. It also stocks a range of tools needed for the installation of many of its products, including air and hydraulic tools, as well as drill motors, and it also offers factory authorized maintenance and repair services for these tools. In addition to selling these tools, it also rents or leases these tools to its customers.

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Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc

VALENCIA   CA   91355
P: +1661.7757200
F: +1661.2950695

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