Press Releases

Introducing SurvivorClub.com (1)

Survivors to Promote Safety With Personal Rescue Stories FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-ACR Electronics is pleased to announce the new ACR ARTEX Survivor Club, http://www.survivorclub.com/, where membership definitely has its rewards. SurvivorClub.com provides those who have used an ACR 406 MHz Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB), Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) or an ARTEX 406 MHz Eme…

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ACR ARTEX receives AS9100: Rev C Certification

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - ACR Electronics, Inc., manufacturer of the ACR and Artex brands of safety and survival products, today announced that its Fort Lauderdale facility has successfully achieved AS9100: Rev C implementation and certification. This is an upgrade from their ISO 9001:2008 registry and still includes the same requirements. "Artex and ACR earn its customers' trust and continu…

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ACR Electronics Names Brian Smisek Aerospace Sales Manager for Artex Product Line

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-Aerospace industry veteran Brian Smisek has been appointed Aerospace Sales Manager, OEM and Distribution for ACR/ARTEX ACR Electronics, Inc. Smisek, who will be reporting to Senior Sales Manager David Horton, spent the last nine years serving three Cobham plc divisions- most recently with Cobham Antenna Systems where he held the position of Business Development Sales …

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ACR Electronics Announces Acquisition by J.F. Lehman & Company

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL-JULY 9, 2012- ACR Electronics, Inc., the global leader in safety and survival technologies, today confirmed the 56-year-old company has been acquired by an investment fund managed by J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on defense, aerospace and maritime sectors. ACR Electronics most recently was a business unit of Cobham Com…

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ACR Electronics Receives FAA Approvals For Transfer of Artex Emergency Locator Transmitter Products to Florida Location

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida- ACR Electronics, Inc. today announced they have received 24 Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorizations from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Artex Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) product line.  The FAA has allowed transition of the previous approval from Cobham Avionics in Prescott, AZ to ACR Electronics in Fort Lauderdale FL …

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