Steve Townes is Named Chairman of ACL Airshop
June 22, 2017
ACL Airshop, a worldwide leader in air cargo products and support services has named Steve Townes as Chairman. Tony Morgan, President and CEO of ACL Airshop, said “Having exceptional leaders like this on our team is further strengthening our strategy for global expansion.”
Townes is the CEO of Ranger Airshop Holdings, Inc.
, which is the parent company of ACL Airshop. He is also CEO & Founder of Ranger Aerospace
, a private equity consolidator that specializes in aerospace services companies, with a strong track record of growth, quality, and profits since Townes started the enterprise in 1997. Townes, an engineering graduate of West Point and former Army Ranger, began his distinguished and long civilian aviation career in 1980 at LTV Aerospace & Defense Corp, following his military service years. In previous successful Ranger Aerospace ventures, he was CEO of Keystone Helicopter
, Aircraft Service International Group (“ASIG”)
, and Ranger International Services Group, Inc.
He has also served as Chairman of “SC Aerospace,”
a statewide public/private partnership involving multiple government agencies, educational institutions, and numerous aerospace companies large and small.
This executive appointment was enacted by the ACL Airshop LLC Board of Managers, and affirmed by the Board of Directors of Ranger Airshop Holdings, Inc.
ACL Airshop is a leader in products and services for the global air cargo industry. Over the past 34 years, ACL Airshop has become a leading worldwide one-stop-shop for leasing, sales, repair and fleet control of Unit Load Devices (“ULDs”) and cargo net/strap manufacturing for the aviation industry. Today, the company operates around the world on six continents and at more than 40 of the world’s Top 50 air cargo hub airports. One of the unique aspects of the company’s offerings is short-term rentals and leasing solutions for airlines’ cargo products requirements—that is where ACL Airshop has made its strongest reputation for Custom ULD Solutions.