Avionics firm AEM agrees Africa distribution deal


AEM has agreed a distribution deal for Africa with Safomar Technologies.

Avionics manufacturer Anodyne Electronics Manufacturing Corp (AEM) has sealed a distribution deal with South Africa-based Safomar Technologies. The deal covers the distribution of AEM’s special mission communication products throughout the continent.

Safomar Technologies, based near Johnnesburg, has become the sole African distributor for AEM’s communication equipment. That includes: its P139-HD Digital Audio System, AS350/H125 avionics and switch consoles, loudspeaker systems, remote and panel-mount mission radios and specialty audio accessories and caution/warning panels.

The new partnership will help to get AEM’s solutions into aircraft and into service faster and more efficiently, said Tony Weller, director of Sales and Marketing, AEM. “Both our organisations are committed to supporting the unique requirements and needs of our customers, and leveraging the experience and reputation Safomar Technologies has in the region will make sure operators have access to the most up-to-date equipment necessary to complete their missions safely and on time,” he said.

Walter Bold, MD, Safomar Technologies, said the agreement offered long term operational and reliability benefits to its customers.AEM has a reputation for providing trusted and reliable special mission communications equipment to law enforcement, aerial search and rescue and aerial firefighting operators across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, so the opportunity to bring these solutions to our customers and the wider market in Africa adds significant value and aligns with our long term regional strategic objectives,” he said.

Safomar supports the commercial, military, corporate and general aviation sectors in South and Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the Indian Ocean Islands.