C&L to expand sales and marketing efforts to increase component repairs
BANGOR, Maine – C&L Aviation Group has purchased ACLAS Technics, a UK-based company that offers structural component repair and overhaul for multiple aircraft types, including ATR 42, ATR 72, P-8 Poseidon, B737, B747, B757, B777, A320, A330, and more. This acquisition made by C&L is a continuation of growth plans which includes expanding their product and service offerings globally.
“This is another step in the strategy to provide support for multiple aircraft types and we are very excited by the acquisition of ACLAS,” said Chris Kilgour, CEO of C&L Aviation Group. “ACLAS has a great reputation globally and is known for their quality and dependability.”
Charles Henery, ACLAS Technics founder, will remain the Managing Director at the company. “Since conception, ACLAS Technics has established itself as a market leader in supporting its broad customer base which includes the industry’s largest airlines, aftermarket, MRO, and OEMs,” Henery said. “Having recently expanded structural component capability support on the ATR, Airbus, Boeing, and Bombardier platforms, we are excited to work with an exceptional group such as C&L Aviation, which brings a global network and exemplary reputation. Together, we can expand our business and offer unrivaled service provision to our current and future customers.”
Over the past several years C&L has continued to build support for the ATR 42 / ATR 72 and has made a concerted effort to be one of the leading providers of ATR parts, services, and component repair capabilities globally. This, combined with being a distributor for many OEM products and creating a PMA part manufacturing program, C&L continues to increase its ability to be a full-support partner for ATR Operators. The combined capabilities and infrastructure will benefit ATR operators globally, and additionally, will expand offerings on other aircraft types to operators around the world.
C&L Aviation Group is an FAA and EASA-approved industry leader in servicing, maintaining, and supporting operators in the corporate and regional aviation industry. In addition to aircraft and engine sales and leasing programs, C&L offers parts support, exchange and repair options, OEM product distribution, heavy maintenance, interior refurbishment, engineering services, avionics upgrades, aircraft disassembly services, and aircraft management. C&L is headquartered in Bangor, Maine, with international offices in Australia and Europe.