Astronics awarded EmPower contracts from 3 Asia airlines

Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO) subsidiary EmPower has been selected by three major airlines in Asia for installations scheduled through the 2017 to 2021 timeframe, the company said.

This system includes various EmPower configurations, including 110V 60Hz as well as high-power (2.1A) USB for use with laptops and other personal electronic devices (PEDs), such as iPad and smartphones.

These recent awards will place in-seat power in more than 230 additional aircraft serving the Asia Pacific region. The installations, valued at more than USD16 million, will be in Boeing 737, 737-800 & 737 MAX, Airbus A320 and Bombardier CS300 aircraft.

Astronics Corporation is a supplier of products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics´ products include electrical power generation, distribution and motion systems, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification, and automated test systems.