BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan, March 2, 2020 – TriMas (NASDAQ: TRS) today announced that it has closed the acquisition of RSA Engineered Products (RSA), a provider of highly-engineered and proprietary components for air management systems used in critical flight applications. TriMas previously announced that it had signed an agreement to acquire RSA on January 30, 2020.
“We are excited to welcome the talented and experienced RSA Engineered Products team to TriMas Aerospace, and look forward to working together to serve our existing and new customers,” said John Schaefer, TriMas Aerospace President. “This acquisition demonstrates our ongoing commitment to grow our aerospace business and enhance the breadth of TriMas Aerospace’s product offerings. RSA also enhances our position in the defense and business jet markets, as well as increases our participation in the aftermarket.”
RSA designs, engineers and manufactures highly-engineered components, including air ducting products, connectors and flexible joints, predominantly used in aerospace and defense engine bleed air, anti-icing and environmental control system applications.
“This acquisition is a meaningful step toward building out our TriMas aerospace platform,” said Thomas Amato, TriMas President and Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to all of the contributions RSA will make to TriMas.”
TriMas is a global manufacturer and provider of products for customers primarily in the consumer products, aerospace and industrial end markets, with approximately 3,500 dedicated employees in 11 countries. We provide customers with a wide range of innovative and quality product solutions through our market-leading businesses. Our TriMas family of businesses has strong brand names in the end markets served, and operates under a common set of values and strategic priorities under the TriMas Business Model. TriMas is publicly traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TRS,” and is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. For more information, please visit www.trimascorp.com.
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