DALLAS, April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company signed an agreement with Kimberly-Clark Professional to distribute the Jackson Safety G29 solvent protection glove.
The Jackson Safety G-29 solvent protection glove, specifically designed for use with SKYDROL Hydraulic Fluids from Eastman Solutions, provides increased hand protection for aviation workers using products that may cause skin irritation such as hydraulic fluids, solvents or turbine fluids. The solvent protection glove offers improved dexterity and extended chemical hold-up times to better support customers throughout the aviation industry including original equipment manufacturers; maintenance, repair and overhaul workers; and consumable product and chemical customers.
"As an already established global aerospace distribution leader, Aviall has a rich history of connecting customer critical task consumable needs with best product supply solutions, all strategically positioned for their existing and future aerospace customer," said Stephen Burn, global aerospace marketing leader for Kimberly-Clark Professional. "As a new KCP Aviation Product Distributor, Aviall can now enhance their existing product portfolio to meet the industry's most exacting consumable needs," Burn said.
"The distribution of the Jackson Safety G-29 solvent protection glove will help to meet the growing needs of our customers as well as promote waste reduction and healthier and safer work environments," stated Aviall Vice President of Global Sales and Customer Support Eric Nelson. "We are proud to work closely with Kimberly-Clark Professional in delivering this high-quality solvent protection glove to the marketplace."
Aviall operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, supporting both commercial and defense business units within Boeing. Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply-chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries.
Aviall, which has headquarters in Dallas, is the world's largest provider of new aviation parts and related aftermarket services. The company markets and distributes products for more than 240 manufacturers and offers approximately 2 million catalog items from 40 customer service centers in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Aviall also provides maintenance for aviation batteries, wheels and brakes, as well as hose assembly, kitting and paint-mixing services. The company offers a complete set of supply-chain and logistics services, including order processing, stocking and fulfillment, automated inventory management and reverse logistics to OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) and customers.
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