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PB&W Attending the AIA Board of Governors Meeting, May 24-25

Philpott Ball & Werner will be attending the invitation only AIA (Aerospace Industries Association) Board of Governors Meeting held in Williamsburg, Virginia on May 24th through the 26th, 2016.  The event is a key bi-annual gathering of aerospace and defense industry leadership to discuss important trends and developments in commercial aerospace, defense, security and space systems.  The program will feature a star-studded list of speakers and panel discussion events.

For more information about the event and to schedule meetings with PB&W, please contact PB&W Managing Director Ted Werner at

Transaction Announcement: Carolina Specialty Oncology has been acquired by UNC Rex Healthcare

Carolina Specialty Oncology (“CSO” or the “Company”), a provider of comprehensive cancer treatment services, has been acquired by UNC Rex Healthcare.

As the largest regional independent cancer treatment provider in North Carolina, CSO specializes in cancer care for patients with urological as well as head and neck cancers.  Through its specialization, CSO is able to offer the very best in specialty based patient care using the latest equipment and technology combined with a state of the art facility, specially trained staff, and highly customized patient treatment programs.

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PB&W Attending the AUVSI Xponential Conference, May 8-11, Dallas

Philpott Ball & Werner will be attending the 2016 AUVSI (Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International) Xponential Conference.  The conference will be held from May 8th through the 11th at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.  Xponential is the largest conference event in the unmanned vehicle systems industry with over 600 companies exhibiting and industry leaders presenting on developments, trends and technology in this rapidly evolving market.

For more information about the conference and to schedule meetings with PB&W, please contact PB&W Vice President Erik Appareti at  To register for the conference, please visit the AUVSI Xponential website at

PB&W Attending the AHR Expo and ASHRAE Conference, Jan 25-27, Orlando

Philpott Ball & Werner will be attending the 2016 AHR Expo and ASHRAE Conference on January 25th through the 27th, 2016, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.  AHR Expo is one of the world’s largest events in the industrial and commercial HVACR industry with over 2,000 companies exhibiting.  The expo is held in conjunction with the ASHRAE HVACR industry conference.

For more information about the conference and expo, and to schedule meetings with PB&W, please contact PB&W Director Matt Carpenter at  To register for the conference, please visit the AHR website at

PB&W Supports the Wounded Warrior Project and the MFLCF

PB&W has again donated to the Wounded Warrior Project in support of the project’s mission “To honor and empower Wounded Warriors”.  PB&W also supports the Military Family Lifestyle Charitable Foundation (“MFLCF”).  The MFLCF supports the financial, physical and emotional needs of military members and their families by partnering with and funding critical service member support organizations.

The employees of PB&W strongly support our nation’s veterans who have served to protect our freedoms and the core values of the United States of America and its allies.  We encourage both individuals and corporations to also support these critical organizations or other charities working to assist our soldiers, veterans and their families.  For more information about the Wounded Warriors Project and the MFLCF, please visit their respective websites at and


PB&W Attending Power-Gen 2015, Dec. 8-10, Las Vegas

Philpott Ball & Werner will be attending the 2015 Power-Gen International Conference on December 8th through the 10th.  The conference will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Power-Gen is the world’s largest power generation industry event covering trends, topics and technologies in all sectors of the industry including nuclear energy, renewables, fossil fuel power and grid systems. Over 1,400 industry companies will exhibit and over 22,000 attendees are expected.

For more information about the conference and to schedule meetings with PB&W, please contact PB&W Director, Matt Carpenter at  To register for the conference, please visit the Power-Gen website at


PB&W Attending NBAA 2015 (National Business Aviation Association) Annual Convention, Nov. 17-19

PB&W will be attending the 68th annual NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) convention and exhibition.  NBAA is the world’s largest business aviation industry event and will feature over 1,000 exhibitors and 100 aircraft on display.  The conference will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 17th through the 19th.

For more information and to arrange meetings with PB&W, please contact PB&W Director Luke Korta at  To register for the event, please go to the NBAA website at


Transaction Announcement: Timken to divest TAAT to Kaman

The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR) has announced the divestiture of its subsidiary company Timken Alcor Aerospace Technologies, Inc. (“TAAT”) to Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN). Headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, TAAT is a designer and supplier of aftermarket parts for fixed wing aircraft and helicopters and sells to support businesses conducting maintenance, repair, and overhauls in the aerospace market. TAAT will become part of the Specialty Bearings & Engineered Products division of Kaman Aerospace Group.

Important factors in Kaman’s decision to acquire TAAT from Timken include organic growth opportunities, the robust quality system, engineering expertise, and strong relationships with engine MROs and fleet operators.  Kaman expects TAAT to achieve further growth through Kaman’s strong global sales channels.

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Transaction Announcement: ASC Signal has been acquired by CPI

ASC Signal Corporation (“ASC Signal” or the “Company”), a designer and manufacturer of advanced satellite communications, radar and high-frequency antennas and controllers, has been acquired by Communications & Power Industries LLC (“CPI”).

Headquartered in Plano, Texas and with facilities in Whitby, Ontario, Canada, ASC Signal’s high-performance antennas are used in commercial and government satellite communications, terrestrial communications, imagery and data transmission, and radar and intelligence applications.

The Company’s product portfolio includes SATCOM antenna systems with UHF to V-band capabilities; radar antennas in S-band and L-band for air traffic control radar applications and in S-band and C-band for weather radar applications; and high-frequency and specialty antennas in a wide frequency range for a variety of applications.

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Transaction Announcement: KB Electronics has been acquired by Nidec

PB&W is pleased to announce that KB Electronics, Inc. (“KB” or the “Company”), a leading designer and manufacturer of AC and DC electric motor drives and controls, has been acquired by Nidec Corporation (“Nidec”, NYSE: NJ).  PB&W served as exclusive financial adviser to KB.

Founded in 1968, KB offers a full line of drives and controls for AC and DC motors primarily used for industrial automation, heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), pumps and material handling systems. The Company manufactures more than 200 types of standard off the-shelf controls for a variety of industrial and commercial applications and also offers a wide range of drive customization solutions.

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