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Skytronics and Beaver Aerospace & Defense to Showcase Total Lifecycle Support for Flight Control Components at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow

June 25, 2012

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Skytronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI), will showcase its FAA overhaul and repair capabilities for commercial and military aircraft actuation systems and ball screw assemblies at the 2012 Farnborough International Airshow. During these uncertain economic times, MRO personnel who oversee the operation of commercial and military aircraft must develop effective cost-management strategies to maintain their fleets. Established in 1956, Skytronics has been a reliable, cost-effective FAA-approved Repair Station for over 50 years, holding approvals from the EASA, CAAC and Boeing. In addition, Skytronics holds licensed parts manufacturing authority (PMA) on stabilizer ball screws for Boeing 747/737/727/707 aircraft.

At the Farnborough International Airshow, Skytronics will exhibit with another PSI subsidiary, Beaver Aerospace & Defense of Livonia, MI. For six decades, Beaver has been a global leader in the design and manufacturing of unique and broad-range actuation technologies. Beaver offers cost-effective design and manufacturing solutions on its world-class ball screws, actuators, ball splines and gears. Beaver is also the industry leader in customer satisfaction, with a track record for on-time delivery that exceeds 99%.

“Skytronics is always proud to partner with the actuation design and manufacturing specialists at Beaver Aerospace & Defense,” said Brad Duschak, Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Skytronics, Inc. “Together, Skytronics and Beaver offer total lifecycle support for flight control components, from design, engineering and manufacturing, to aftermarket sales and repair/overhaul services.”

The Farnborough International Airshow takes place July 9-15, 2012 in Farnborough, United Kingdom. Skytronics will be exhibiting in the US Pavilion in Booth 2/A14. For more information, visit http://www.farnborough.com/airshow-2012.

For more information on Skytronics, visit www.skytronicsinc.com. You can also follow Skytronics on Twitter at www.twitter.com/skytronicsinc, as well as on Facebook at www.facebook.com/skytronicsinc.

About Skytronics, Inc. (www.skytronicsinc.com)

Skytronics, Inc., a SDVOSB and subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc., is a leading manufacturer and provider of repair and overhaul services for commercial and military aircraft ball screw assemblies and actuation systems. Skytronics is the OEM for the horizontal stabilizer trim ball screw assembly for Boeing 747/737/727/720/707 and KC-135 aircraft, as well as the trim tab actuator for the KC-135. We have been an FAA-approved Repair Station for over 50 years, and also hold approvals from EASA, CAAC and Boeing. Our repair and overhaul capabilities include horizontal stabilizer trim actuators (HSTAs) and ball screw assemblies, flap transmissions and leading-edge actuators for a wide range of Boeing commercial aircraft, as well as trim tab actuators and horizontal stabilizer trim ball screw assemblies for the Boeing KC-135 military aircraft.

In addition, Skytronics manufactures, repairs/overhauls and distributes both new and overhauled components for general aviation aircraft, such as ignition harnesses, alternators, regulators and ignition lead conduit.

About Beaver Aerospace & Defense, Inc. (www.beaver-online.com)

Beaver Aerospace & Defense, Inc., a SDVOSB and subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc., is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of unique and broad-range actuation technologies for the aerospace and defense industries, serving commercial and military markets, as well as the alternative energy industry. Our award-winning actuation systems and components (e.g. ball screws, gears and splines) are custom designed to fit virtually any application, and can be found on some of the most advanced aircraft, missile applications and mission-critical space exploration systems in the world. And, to top it off, Beaver is the industry leader in on-time delivery, with current performance exceeding 99%.

About Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) (www.psi-online.com)

Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), a SDVOSB, oversees a diverse set of technology-based subsidiaries, which serve a wide variety of industries, from automotive, aerospace and defense, to energy, security and semiconductor. Established in 1967, our award-winning products and services help reduce costs and maximize efficiency for many Fortune 500 companies, as well as the U.S. military. PSI pushes the bounds of technology on critical programs like Homeland Security, Defense research and space exploration. Simply put, PSI is one of the most innovative companies in the world. PSI: Always innovating. Everywhere.(TM)

CONTACT:

Jay Hollingsworth
Public Relations Manager
Skytronics, Inc.
227 Oregon St.
El Segundo, CA 90245
(734) 853-5000
jay.hollingsworth@psi-corp.com

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