Kimberly-Clark Professional adds DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, as Aviation Product Distributor at HAI Heli-Expo 2016

Mar 01, 2016, 10:57 ET from Kimberly-Clark Professional

ROSWELL, Ga., March 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional, a division of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, today announced the strategic addition of DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup Company, to its global aviation distributor network. DAC International joins an extensive list of established distribution partners for Kimberly-Clark Professional's critical task wiping products and personal protection solutions for the aviation industry.  The announcement was made today at the 2016 HAI Heli-Expo trade show and exhibition, which is taking place this week in Louisville, Kentucky.

DAC International can be seen at HAI Heli-Expo 2016 at Booth 509.  Among the Kimberly-Clark Professional solutions to be featured in the DAC International booth are its Jackson Safety G29 Solvent Protection Glove, engineered to provide greater hand protection and improved dexterity for aviation workers using solvents, hydraulic fluids and petroleum or synthetic engine oils. The glove has been tested and approved for use with Eastman SKYDROL®.  Also on display, the Kimtech A2 Aviation Wipes for Abrasive Surfaces, with low-lint properties that reduce the risk of contamination when preparing composite surfaces for bonding and painting.

"This relationship with Kimberly-Clark Professional supports our initiative to further support our customers with optimized consumable solutions used within the aviation industry and around the globe," says Cisco Hernandez, Vice President and General Manager of DAC International.   "We understand that aviation customers require precision products for their most stringent and routine critical tasks - partners like Kimberly-Clark Professional can help us deliver on those critical needs."

In addition to providing precision performance products for aviation, DAC International through Kimberly-Clark Professional, offers the Efficient Workplace program, an on-site assessment that helps aviation companies identify simple ways to make their facilities healthier, safer and more productive.

"DAC International has delivered year-over-year growth by connecting aviation customers with innovative solutions that meet their specific requirements," said Stephen Burn, Global Aerospace Marketing Leader for Kimberly-Clark Professional.  "DAC International is an ideal distribution partner for Kimberly-Clark Professional, with the capability to deliver on the needs of general aviation operators, tier 1 and maintenance & repair organizations alike."

About Kimberly-Clark Professional
Kimberly-Clark Professional partners with businesses to create Exceptional Workplaces, helping to make them healthier, safer and more productive. Key brands in this segment include: Kleenex, Scott, WypAll, Kimtech and Jackson Safety. Kimberly-Clark Professional, located in Roswell, Georgia, is one of three Kimberly-Clark business sectors. To see how Kimberly-Clark Professional is helping people around the world to work better, please visit www.kcprofessional.com.

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About DAC International
DAC International, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, is a worldwide distributor of avionics, test equipment, data converters and aviation supplies for general, corporate, military, regional and commercial aircraft. The company has an FAA approved manufacturing and development facility, holding several Supplemental Type Certificates, Parts Manufacturer Approvals and Technical Standard Orders. Products are compliant with DO-160, MIL-STD-810C and MIL-STD-461F. Manufactured goods containing software meet the objectives of DO-178B, Levels A, B, C, D or E. For more information, go to www.dacint.com.

About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup Inc. owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing; component repair and overhaul and parts distribution. Current locations include: Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif.; DAC International, located in Austin, Texas; Professional Aircraft Accessories, located in Titusville, Fla., and Miami, Fla.; Professional Aviation Associates, located in Atlanta, Ga.; NASAM, located in South San Francisco, Calif.; Summit Aviation, located in Middletown, Del.; TruAtlantic Mfg., located in Kernersville, N.C.; and Western Aircraft, located in Boise, Idaho. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janeiro. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.

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