Desser Tire acquires European distributor

March 23, 2015

Desser Tire & Rubber Co. LLC is acquiring European aircraft tire distributor, Watts Aviation.

Located in Gloucestershire, England, Watts distributes a broad range of tires and tubes for aviation as an authorized distributor for major tire brands.

According to a press release from Desser, Watts enhances its global footprint and further solidifies Desser’s commitment to being a global leader in specialty aerospace distribution. Moreover, the combination of Watts and Desser creates the opportunity to enhance service to its current customers via its broadened, transatlantic footprint, and win new customers as a result of its extended geographical reach. The newly expanded company will continue its focus on providing its customers exceptional levels of product support and service.

Desser's headquarters are in Montebello, Calif., and the company operates an additional facility in Memphis, Tenn. The company supplies aircraft tires and tubes to OEM and aftermarket customers in more than 100 countries.

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