PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., April 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wencor Group announced today the signing of a 5-year distribution agreement with Sofrance, a subsidiary of the Safran Group. This agreement gives Wencor semi-exclusive territory rights to sell commercial filter products in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
"We are thrilled to strengthen our partnership with Sofrance. Delivering high performing filtration products through the Wencor channel gives global customers what they need, when and where they need it," said Jason Caldwell, President of Wencor Distribution.
Wencor's success in the filters category is largely due to its focus on developing strong strategic partnerships with well-known industry leaders like Sofrance. As partners, Wencor and Sofrance are committed to providing customers with innovative products and excellent customer service. Wencor continues to expand its filter product offering to become one of the largest aftermarket filter distributors in the world.
Alain Akoum, Head of Aftermarket and Customer Service for Sofrance, stated "The selection of Wencor as our global distribution partner is based on their industry expertise, strong customer relationships and their extensive footprint of distribution facilities around the world. Customers will benefit from enhanced customer service and Sofrance will further grow its critical role in aerospace filtration."
About Wencor Group
Wencor Group provides innovative quality solutions to the aerospace industry. Services include OEM and aftermarket parts distribution, PMA design and MRO repair. Corporate affiliates include: Wencor, Aerospace Coatings International, Soundair Aviation Services, PHS/MWA Aviation Services, Flight Line Products, Xtra Aerospace, and Kitco Defense. Wencor Group is headquartered in the Atlanta metro area with additional offices in Utah, Amsterdam, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Istanbul, Miami, Seattle, Alabama, and Southern California. For more information, please visit www.wencorgroup.com.
Sofrance develops optimum solutions that purify fluids and protect systems. Sofrance's founding began in the early 1940's with a focus in filtration solutions for automotive and industrial applications. By the late 1950's, Sofrance expanded into the aerospace industry focusing on key programs like the A320 aircraft and the CFM56 engines. Today, Sofrance is part of the Safran Group and has become a leading aerospace and industrial player for on-board fluid filtration systems (fuel, oil, water, air). Investment in research and new technologies are important to Sofrance's strategy, which is why 15% of annual revenue is re-invested back into R&D. To learn more, please visit www.sofrance.com.
For more information, please contact Jason Caldwell at 678-490-0140.
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