Astro-Med Announces Contract with Thales Avionics for ToughWriter 5 Flight Deck Printers
Astro-Med, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT) announced today that it has been selected by Thales Avionics (EN Paris: HO.PA) to supply flight deck printers for the Airbus A330/A340 long-range aircraft.
The agreement covers flight deck printers for the Airbus A330 long-range aircraft, which is currently in production, and for retrofits of the Airbus A340 long-range aircraft. After the necessary qualification tests and certifications are completed this year, Astro-Med will be supplying its latest ToughWriter 5 model printer to Thales for these programs. Manufacturing will be done at Astro-Med’s aerospace products production facilities in West Warwick, Rhode Island.
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"We are extremely pleased to have the trust and confidence of Thales Avionics, a global leader in supplying on-board avionic suites and systems to major aircraft manufacturers,” said Gregory A. Woods, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “The response to the ToughWriter has been enthusiastic, and we look forward to providing Thales Avionics with a high-quality aerospace printer.”
“Astro-Med will complete the manufacture, test, and delivery of these ToughWriter 5 flight deck printers with the same commitment to quality and value that have made Astro-Med the global leader in airborne printers," said Thomas W. Carll, Vice President of Astro-Med Test & Measurement Product Group.
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Source : Astro-Med, Inc.