Septemer 21, 2010 | McNally Industries, LLC announced today that the company has acquired the operating assets of Pacific Aero Tech, Inc. (Pac Aero). Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, McNally Industries is a privately held aerospace and defense engineering and manufacturing company with operations in Grantsburg, Wisconsin and Albuquerque, New Mexico. The acquisition is part of McNally’s ongoing strategy to expand its presence in the commercial aerospace aftermarket.

Located in Kent, Washington, Pac Aero is a certified FAA repair station and the nation’s leading third party provider of the repair, overhaul and distribution of cockpit and passenger windows and avionics for commercial aircraft. Customers include major US and international airlines, cargo carriers, and commercial and defense maintenance organizations. Pac Aero’s management team will continue to provide its customers with industry-leading service and value, now with the engineering and manufacturing strength of McNally Industries behind it.

"Pacific Aero Tech provides McNally Industries with a solid platform in the commercial aerospace aftermarket" said Thomas Brunts, president and chief executive officer. "Pac Aero was a pioneer in the repair and overhaul of cockpit windows and has an outstanding reputation in the industry for quality, unparalleled customer service and a compelling value proposition for its customer base.”

“Pacific Aero Tech’s solid position with its customers, together with McNally’s engineering and manufacturing capabilities, enables us to offer a wide range of additional products and services to our airline customers" said Karen Odegard, CEO of Pacific Aero Tech, Inc. "We are excited about our partnership with the McNally team, given their resources, capabilities and proven track record of growing businesses."