AAR Corporation was founded in 1951 as I.A. Allen Industrial Sales. The company incorporated in 1955 in Illinois and was then renamed Allen Aircraft Radio in 1962. The company changed its name once again in 1969, to AAR Corporation.
AAR Corporation provides a variety of aviation services and technology products for the defense and aerospace industries. The company supplies aircraft components to the US government and its contractors, as well as commercial customers.
Products include mobility systems, control systems, containers, transportation pallets, and containers. AAR Corporation serves its customers in 60 location in 17 countries worldwide.
AAR Corporation trades publicly on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AIR, is a member of the Russell 2000, is #936 in the Fortune 1000, has 5,800 employees, and had $1.92 billion in revenue in 2014.