AMETEK MRO Southern Aeroparts and Drake Air Expand into High Flow Capabilities

TULSA, OK (April 28, 2021) – AMETEK MRO Southern Aeroparts and Drake Air recently completed a multi-year, multi-million dollar expansion into high flow pneumatic and hydraulic capabilities at the Tulsa Centers of Excellence. By bringing in this state-of-the-art equipment, AMETEK MRO will support new product development in several strategic markets, including commercial aerospace, military, OEM, and non-aviation adjacencies.

The expanded capability supports a full range of aerospace heat transfer components in addition to pneumatic and hydraulic applications. When coupled with AMETEK MRO’s in-house manufacturing and machining capabilities, this expansion further cements the company’s leadership position in the repair and overhaul of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electromechanical components.

“We are excited to expand our capabilities further into pneumatics, hydraulics and electromechanical component repair and manufacturing,” said David Bentley, Divisional Vice President and Business Manager of AMETEK MRO Midwest. “This expansion further solidifies Southern Aeroparts and Drake Air as true one-stop shops and industry leaders. Our investment in new technology and our expertise in both engineering and manufacturing further separates us from others in the market and allows us to better serve our customers.”

These new service capabilities reflect AMETEK MRO’s mission to solve customers’ most complex challenges with differentiated technology solutions. By incorporating its parent company’s Growth Strategy of Operational Excellence, AMETEK MRO will continue to develop innovative repair and overhaul solutions to reduce the cost of lifecycle on legacy products for customers.

About AMETEK MRO Drake Air
AMETEK MRO Drake Air is an AS9100/9110-certified MRO Center of Excellence with capabilities to fabricate, manufacture, and repair aluminum and high temperature alloys. Drake Air specializes in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of heat transfer components. These components include heat exchangers, precoolers, oil coolers, and fuel heaters for all types of commercial, regional, general aviation, military, and rotor wing aircraft.

About AMETEK MRO Southern Aeroparts
AMETEK MRO Southern Aeroparts specializes in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of electromechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic capabilities for all types of electric motors, cargo drives and actuators; fan reverser, flight control, and landing gear actuation components; and pneumatic motors and valves.

Drake Air and Southern Aeroparts are units of AMETEK Aerospace and Defense, a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2020 sales of more than $4.5 billion.

For more information, contact AMETEK MRO Drake Air or Southern Aeroparts, 4085 Southwest Boulevard, Tulsa, OK 74107. Tel: +1-918-858-3331 or visit the website: