Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc was incorporated in Delaware on July 21, 2006. The Company is engaged in distributing and providing supply chain management services to the aerospace industry. The Company offers services including traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time (JIT) delivery, and point-of-use inventory management. The Company supplies approximately over 575,000 active stock-keeping units (SKUs) including C-class hardware, chemicals, electronic components, bearings, tools and machined parts. The Company serves its customers under both long-term contractual arrangements (Contracts), which include JIT contracts, that govern the provision of comprehensive outsourced supply chain management services and long-term agreements, or LTAs, that typically set prices for specific products, and ad hoc sales. The Company operates in geographical segments including North America, Europe and emerging markets, such as Asia, Pacific Rim and the Middle East. The Company offers hardware, Chemicals, Electronic Components, Bearings, and Machined Parts and Other products. The Company's hardware products include engineered aerospace parts that are designed to hold together two or more components, such as rivets (both blind and solid), bolts (including blind bolts), screws, nuts and washers. The Company provides chemical supply chain management services to the commercial aerospace, airline, military, automotive, energy, pharmaceutical and electronics sectors. Its chemical product offerings include adhesives; sealants and tapes; lubricants; oil and grease; paints and coatings; industrial gases; coolants and metalworking fluids; and cleaners and cleaning solvents. In the electronic components it offers interconnect and electro-mechanical products, including connectors, relays, switches, circuit breakers and lighted products. It also offers value-added assembled products including mil-circular and rack and panel connectors and illuminated push button switches. The Company bearings product offering includes a standard anti-friction products designed to both commercial and military aircraft specifications, such as airframe control bearings, rod ends, spherical bearings, ball bearing rod ends, roller bearings and bushings. The Company's Machined parts are designed for a specific customer and are assigned unique OEM-specific SKUs. Its offering include laser cut or stamped brackets, milled parts, shims, stampings, turned parts and welded assemblies made of materials ranging from high-grade steel or titanium to nickel based alloys. The Company is subject to extensive federal, state, local and foreign laws, regulations, rules and ordinances relating to pollution, protection of the environment and human health and safety, and the handling, transportation, storage, treatment, disposal and remediation of hazardous substances, including potentially with respect to historical chemical blending and other activities that pre-dated purchase of Haas.
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