Thursday, March 26, 2009

ASIG Joins the Astroincs AES EmPower® Dealer Network


North Little Rock, AR: March 20, 2009 - Avionics & Systems Integration Group, LLC (ASIG), a leading provider of integrated solutions and certification services for the aviation, aerospace and defense market, today announced, effective immediately, a dealer agreement has been completed with Astronics AES (Advanced Electronics Systems) to represent the EmPower® 28vdc to 115vac In-Seat Power Supply (ISPS) and provide integration, installation, kit fabrication and front-line sales support. Recognized as a premiere third party independent systems integrator, ASIG provides high quality, sustainable, supportable and efficient products and services across the globe in sustainment and retrofit of aircraft and flight operations. The company now serves as a non-exclusive representative for the Astronics AES EmPower® system.

"Our new partnership with ASIG will be mutually beneficial," said Astronics AES Manager of Sales & Marketing, Mr. Jeff Kroeller. "Their extensive industry experience along with our industry leading EmPower® system offering will facilitate our steady growth in the in-seat power distribution market."

"The Astronics AES EmPower® system is an important addition to our product portfolio," said ASIG Managing Director, Luke Ribich "Our sales team is excited to distribute a product that delivers highly reliable, secure, and cost-effective in-seat power supply system solutions for use with passenger personal electronic device applications."

EmPower® In-Seat Power Supply systems are installed on over 114 airline and OEM customers and more than 240,000 seats. Astronics AES is the market leader in bringing power to passengers and airlines personnel - power to run laptops, entertainment equipment and other portable electronic devices as well as aircraft in-seat functions. With the expansive certification leadership and airline experience of ASIG’s management team; and, their comprehensive SEMPER planning and implementation process, the ASIG and Astronics AES pairing is well positioned to expand current installations of EmPower® system well beyond 1 Million in-seat emplacements.

About Astronics AES

Astronics Corporation is a trusted leader in innovative, high performance lighting and power management systems for the global aerospace industry; automated diagnostic test systems, training and simulation devices for the defense industry; and safety and survival equipment for airlines. Astronics’ strategy is to develop and maintain positions of technical leadership in its chosen aerospace and defense markets, and leverage those positions to grow at a rate greater than the industries it serves. Astronics Corporation, and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems Corp., DME Corporation, and Luminescent Systems Inc., have a reputation for high quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices. The Company routinely posts news and other important information on its website at

About ASIG

ASIG, independently owned and operated, performs integration engineering, certification & program management, PMA manufacturing of modifications installation kitting, structural components, switching matrices, wire and cable harness assemblies; and, performs installations in support of CNS/ATM and IFE/C-C equipment for aircraft & other air vehicles. Additionally, ASIG performs research and development of emerging technologies in support of aircraft operations, maintenance, modification and repair for civil, commercial, government and foreign flight departments. To learn more, please visit

For additional information regarding ASIG's operating activities, product & services offerings contact Mr. Luke Ribich, Managing Director of ASIG, toll-free at (866) 890-ASIG or via email at ### END OF RELEASE