The Timken Company, Canton, OH, has acquired Turbo Engines Inc., Tuscon, AZ, provider of aircraft engine overhaul and repair services.
"The addition of Turbo Engines represents a significant expansion in our ability to deliver enhanced value to the aerospace aftermarket through fully integrating a total service offering of critical products and services," said J. Ron Menning, Timken vice president - aerospace, consumer and super precision. "The combination of new engine overhaul capabilities with Timken's existing replacement parts and service operations opens up powerful opportunities to provide complete fleet support for our growing aviation customer base. We intend to expand our aerospace portfolio by making strategic investments that help us improve customers' performance."
Among the engine platforms supported are the Pratt & Whitney PT6 and Twin Pac series, Honeywell T53 series engines, as well as Bell power transmission and drive train components and Goodrich fuel controls. Services include complete engine overhaul and accessory and part reconditioning, in addition to exchange programs and field support. Typical customers include commercial and military fleet operators, offshore drilling transport and emergency services.