Ontic closes acquisition of Firstmark

BBA aviation company Ontic has announced the closure of the Firstmark Corp acquisition, an aerospace-focused aftermarket service provider, the company said.

Firstmark is a leading provider of highly engineered, proprietary components and subsystems for the aerospace and defense industries. The company will expand Ontic´s US footprint to the East Coast, closer to key OEM partners and customers. It will be highly complementary to Ontic´s existing sites in Chatsworth, California; Cheltenham, in the United Kingdom; and Singapore.

The acquisition enhances Ontic´s exposure to the commercial and military aerospace markets, providing access to a range of growth opportunities across various established strategic platforms, with a significant installed base, high utilization rates and extended in-service lives.

Ontic is the aerospace industry´s leading provider of Extended Life Solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) legacy products. Ontic provides FAA, CAAS, CAAC, TCCA, DCA, EASA Part 21 and 145 OEM support, including new and serviceable spares and repairs for over 6,500 maturing and legacy aircraft parts.

BBA Aviation plc is a global aviation support and aftermarket services provider primarily focused on servicing the Business and General Aviation (B&GA) market.