Aircraft Propellers and Governors
News/Press Releases

March 25, 2015
For Immediate Release:

Ameritech Industries, Inc. is now a Hartzell Recommended Service Facility.

Hartzell Propeller Inc. of Piqua, Ohio and American Propeller Service, a division of Ameritech Industries, Inc. of Redding, California are pleased to announce the appointment of American Propeller as a Recommended Service Facility for the Western U.S. for Hartzell Propeller.

With over 39 years of propeller experience, American Propeller Service will be teaming up with Hartzell Propeller to meet the needs of aircraft owners that use Hartzell propellers on their aircraft.

As a Hartzell Recommended Service Facility, American Propeller met the numerous stringent requirements that include on-site quality control systems, audit processes and factory trained and highly qualified propeller experts. American Propeller maintains Hartzell-approved specialized propeller tooling and equipment along with Hartzell's special process approvals on an ongoing basis.

Along with sales and service of Hartzell propellers, American Propeller will also support Hartzell customers as a Factory Authorized Warranty Center. This will help ensure that Hartzell customers receive the highest-quality warranty repair work completed in the shortest possible time.

American Propeller will also better support Hartzell Propeller and its customers by the use of their fleet of transportation vehicles that cover a large portion of the western United States.

For more information contact:

Ameritech Industries, Inc.
20208 Charlanne Drive
Redding, CA 96002
Phone: (530) 221-4470
General Email:

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