EDM acquires RP Aero Systems to become the largest supplier of Cabin Training Equipment in the World

3 August 2018



We are delighted to inform you that on Friday 27th July, the EDM Group acquired RP Aero Systems of Littlehampton, UK.

As a part of a larger organisation, operating in the same market sector, we feel this collaboration will allow RP Aero Systems access to larger geographical markets with additional customers and greater resources.

In addition, being a part of the EDM Group will give RP Aero Systems access to our In-Service Support department which will allow them to offer worldwide support to their customers’.

RP Aero Systems founder Stephen Foster said, ” I am very excited that RP Aero Systems is now part of the EDM group. This combination will create a strong global business with the financial and technical resources to service our customers and to deliver key product innovations.

RP Aero Systems will continue to operate its brand and our manufacturing and customer support will continue from our Littlehampton facility”.

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EDM Managing Director, Tony Bermingham said, “I am extremely optimistic and thrilled about the future with RP Aero Systems being a part of the EDM family. They have a superb reputation in the industry for quality products and will complement EDM’s business seamlessly. We look forward to the further growth of RP Aero Systems within the EDM group and in providing you, our customers’, with world class products and support services.”

About EDM

EDM is a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation, defence, rail and other industries. Combining the highest engineering standards with leading-edge technologies, EDM provides airlines with Door Trainers, Cabin Service Trainers, Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainers and Full Size Mockups and defence organisations with Procedure Trainers, Maintenance Trainers, Ejection Seats, Simulators and Full Size Replicas. Serving organisations worldwide from its UK headquarters, EDM is committed to delivering exceptional quality and value to its clients to help them enhance safety and operational efficiency.

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