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Astronics PGA Selected by Jamco to Supply Seat Motion and Lighting Systems for Venture Seat Program


Installations will be on Boeing 787s

(NASDAQ:ATRO), a leading provider of advanced
technologies for the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor
industries, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics
PGA, was awarded a contract to provide its next-generation seat
and lighting
for Jamco's new Venture seat program. Astronics PGA also
entered into a long-term contract for potential future seat projects.

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Jamco recently selected Astronics PGA to provide motion and lighting systems for their Venture seat  ...

Jamco recently selected Astronics PGA to provide motion and lighting systems for their Venture seat programs on Boeing 787s. (Photo: Business Wire)

Under the agreement, Astronics PGA will provide a complete seat motion
and lighting system for passenger comfort in the Venture seat. The
system will include Astronics PGA's newer technologies, including full
speed control for smooth, ultra-quiet kinematic motion plus controllable
mood lighting to enhance the passenger experience.

"Being selected as the motion and lighting system partner by Jamco is a
testament to the quality, functionality, and value of our innovative
solutions," said Fabrice Berthelot, Astronics PGA President. "With our
complete system, customers will benefit from a high level of
reliability, while passengers will enjoy unmatched comfort. We
appreciate the confidence that Jamco has placed in us and are excited to
commence our first seat project with them."

Jamco's new Venture seat product was announced in 2017 in a
collaboration with Boeing. The seats align spatially, structurally and
aesthetically with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
recently selected these seats for 8 of their new Boeing 787s, set for
delivery in mid-2019.

Astronics PGA is an innovator of in-seat motion systems, lighting
systems, in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems (IFEC), and
cabin management systems (CMS) for business, VIP and commercial
aviation. Within commercial aviation, approximately 6,000 seats per year
are equipped with its seat motion and lighting systems on more than 80
airlines, making Astronics PGA one of the largest suppliers of these
systems for super-first, first and business class seats to date. For
more details on aircraft seat motion and lighting systems, visit


Jamco Corporation is a leading supplier of aircraft interior products
and specializes in the complete refurbishment of aircraft interiors from
the structural interface to the finished installation of interior
furnishings. Jamco's product line includes premium class seats, galleys,
lavatories, closets, cabin partitions overhead bins and other custom
products. Jamco has a proven track record of success with over 50 years
of experience in this industry, delivering quality product and managing
more than 120 Supplemental Type Certificates (STC) for numerous
modifications on more than 2,300 aircraft.


Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO) serves the world's aerospace,
defense and semiconductor industries with proven, innovative technology
solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its
array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors and test
technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has
delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional
responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military
branches, completion centers and Fortune 500 companies rely on the
collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

For more information on Astronics and its solutions, visit

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