LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC --- Héroux-Devtek Inc. today informs of a development in regards to its business with the U.S. Air Force (USAF). Following a request for proposal from USAF, Héroux-Devtek jointly submitted a bid for a comprehensive Performance Based Logistics contract to provide total supply chain management for all landing gear parts requirements for the C-130, KC-135 and E-3 aircraft.
The Corporation's joint bid has not been selected by USAF.
The Corporation remains under contract with USAF for the provision of landing gear repair and overhaul (R&O) services, as well as the manufacturing and delivery of certain aftermarket components for these aircraft. Héroux-Devtek anticipates that its business volume based on the terms of the current agreement will gradually phase out over the course of its fiscal year ending March 31, 2019.
Management is presently evaluating its available options under current procedures.
Héroux-Devtek Inc. is an international company specializing in the design, development, manufacture and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market. The Corporation also manufactures hydraulic systems, fluid filtration systems and electronic enclosures. Approximately 80% of the Corporation's sales are outside Canada, including about 55% in the United States. The Corporation's head office is located in Longueuil, Québec with facilities in the Greater Montreal area (Longueuil, Laval and St-Hubert); Kitchener, Cambridge and Toronto, Ontario; Springfield and Strongsville, Ohio; Wichita, Kansas; Everett, Washington; and Runcorn, Nottingham and Bolton, United Kingdom.