WOOD DALE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AAR (NYSE: AIR), an independent provider of aviation aftermarket services, announces that it has won the 2019 Top Shop Award for Best Landing Gear Repair and the 2019 Top Shop Award for Best Wheels and Brake Repair. AAR Landing Gear and Wheels and Brakes Miami received votes from hundreds of airlines and suppliers around the world.
"It's humbling and exciting to be recognized by our peers with these 2019 Top Shop Awards," said Scott Ingold, Vice President and General Manager, AAR Landing Gear Services. "Combined with our latest FAA Diamond Award for AMT training, these honors show the dedication of our workforce. I am so proud of our employees and their commitment to ensuring that we deliver the highest quality standard to our customers."
AAR will receive its Top Shop award on April 8 in Atlanta ahead of Aviation Week's MRO Americas.
The highly coveted Top Shop Awards were created by the global aviation technology company, The 145, to honor shops that deliver technical expertise, quality of service, vision, exceptional turnaround times, competitive pricing and excellent customer relations. Peers in the aviation industry nominate shops — no self-nomination is allowed — and those with the most nominations are named finalists. From the list of finalists, airlines and suppliers around the world vote for the winners in 22 categories.
AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Headquartered in the Chicago area, AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR's Aviation Services include parts supply; OEM solutions; integrated solutions; maintenance, repair, overhaul; and engineering. AAR's Expeditionary Services include mobility systems and composite manufacturing operations. Additional information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled "Risk Factors", included in the Company's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company's control. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.