Williams Aerospace & Manufacturing completes acquisition of Aerospace Welding

Kellstrom Defense company Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing (WAM) has announced it has acquired California-based Aerospace Welding (AWI), the company said.

Aerospace Welding is an OEM certified source for precision welding processes, that include spot, seam, stud, and flash welding services for the aerospace and defense markets. The AWI technical data, tooling, and machine capabilities will become part of the current Kellstrom Defense (KDA) Engineered Products operating segment.

AWI has been a long-term special process provider and an OEM approved source for welding services on a wide range of military aircraft and helicopter platforms including the E-2, F-15, F-16, C-130, B-52, P-3, SH-60, and has additional capabilities applicable to other aviation platforms.

KDA was represented by Christine Shin and Jacob Agi of the Los Angeles based law firm Russ August & Kabat to complete the purchase agreement for this exclusive transaction, which was originated by the KDA internal deal team. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (KDA) is a global leader for defense aircraft sustainment, deploying an experienced team and complete capabilities to solve customer challenges through OEM strategic distribution, component repair services, engineered products, and logistics solutions for military transporters, fighters, and rotary wing platforms.