TAT Technologies Reports Joint Venture Announcement

Feb 08, 2016, 07:30 ET from TAT Technologies Ltd

GEDERA, Israel, February 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

TAT Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TATT) ("the Company"), a leading provider of services and products for the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Engineering Holding of Moscow, Russia, to establish a new maintenance facility for heat exchangers. The new company, TAT-Engineering LLC, will be based in Novosibirsk's Tolmachevo airport.

Mr. Itsik Maaravi, TAT Technologies Ltd. President and CEO said, "We are proud of this joint venture with Engineering Holding. It enables us to expand our capabilities and offer local support for our customers in the CIS region. This would be an additional activity for our company in Eastern Europe and Russia, a market where we already deliver our Heat Management solutions. The combination of our vast experience in heat exchangers maintenance with the strength and reputation of the largest aircraft maintenance station in Russia will enable us to provide a timely and competitive service for our customers in the region."

About TAT Technologies LTD 

TAT Technologies Ltd. is a leading provider of services and products to the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries. TAT operates under four segments:  (i) Original Equipment Manufacturing or "OEM" of Heat Management Solutions (ii) Heat Transfer Services and Products (iii) Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul or "MRO" services of Aviation Components; and (iv) overhaul and coating of jet engine components.

TAT's activities in the area of OEM Heat Management Solutions are focused on the design, development, manufacture, and sale of the following: (i) a broad range of heat transfer components includings heat exchangers, pre-coolers and oil/fuel hydraulic coolers used in mechanical and electronic systems on-board commercial, military and business aircraft; (ii) environmental control and cooling systems on board aircraft and for ground applications; and (iii) a variety of other electronic and mechanical aircraft accessories and systems such as pumps, valves, power systems and turbines.

TAT's activities in the area of Heat Transfer Services and Products include the maintenance, repair and overhaul of heat transfer equipment and to a lesser extent, the manufacture of certain heat transfer product parts. TAT's Limco subsidiary operates an FAA certified repair station, which provides heat transfer MRO services and products for airlines, air cargo carriers, maintenance service centers and the military.

TAT's activities in the area of MRO services for Aviation Components include the maintenance, repair and overhaul of APUs, Landing Gears and other aircraft components. TAT's Piedmont subsidiary operates an FAA certified repair station, which provides aircraft component MRO services for airlines, air cargo carriers, maintenance service centers and the military.

TAT's activities in the area of jet engine overhaul includes the overhaul and coating of jet engine components, including turbine vanes and blades, fan blades, variable inlet guide vanes, afterburner flaps and other components.

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements  

This press release contains forward-looking statements which include, without limitation, statements regarding possible or assumed future operation results. These statements are hereby identified as "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the safe harbor provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from management's current expectations. Actual results and performance can also be influenced by other risks that we face in running our operations including, but are not limited to, general business conditions in the airline industry, changes in demand for our services and products, the timing and amount or cancellation of orders, the price and continuity of supply of component parts used in our operations, the change of control that will occur on the sale by the receiver of the Company's shares held by our previously controlling stockholders, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company's filings with the Securities Exchange Commission, including, its annual report on form 20-F and its periodic reports on form 6-K. These documents contain and identify other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in our projections or forward-looking statements. Stockholders and other readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. We undertake no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statement.

For more information of TAT Technologies, please visit our web-site:  http://www.tat-technologies.com

Guy Nathanzon - CFO TAT Technologies Ltd. Tel: +972-8-862-8500 GuyN@tat-technologies.com

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