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Esterline Unveils 3-Day Option for Market-Leading Korry 5/8-Inch Pushbutton Cockpit Switch

Fast-Track Version of Popular Korry Switch

/ -- FARNBOROUGH, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 07/11/16 -- Farnborough International Airshow - Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL) - Esterline's Korry Electronics, the industry leader in cockpit lighting solutions, has introduced its Quick Switch LED-illuminated 5/8-inch switch -- now produced in just three days at record low prices.

The Korry team has focused on streamlining its lean manufacturing processes, reducing the production time of the most popular versions of the switch to just three days after receipt of order. In direct response to customer requirements, the Quick Switch can now be made available in record time and at less cost than its competitors.

With Korry switches flying on most major aircraft programs today, the Korry team is known for leading key industry trends. More than fifteen years ago, Korry developed a revolutionary sunlight-readable LED switch with a patented dimming process. Korry was the first manufacturer to introduce LED switches, creating a much more robust product for the marketplace by eliminating the need for repairs.

"At Esterline, we are constantly researching new technology and developing better processes to keep ahead of the game. By listening to our customers, we have been able to ensure the ongoing success of the Korry 5/8-inch switch, providing them with the best product available," said Mickey Jacobson, Korry product-line manager. "The most recent improvements in production time and cost are the latest breakthrough in a long line of technical successes, and we will continue our tradition of innovative cockpit lighting solutions."

With three-day turnaround now available, Korry once again sets the industry standard for reliable, innovative switching solutions for the avionics repair-station marketplace.

Esterline will be showcasing its Korry Electronics switch products at the Farnborough Air Show, Hall 1 Stand B60, July 11-17, 2016.

Esterline Control & Communication Systems ( designs and produces leading technology control and communication components and subsystems for today's advanced requirements, focusing on delivering high-reliability human-machine interface (HMI) solutions to its customers across the globe. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Esterline Corporation (NYSE: ESL), an international specialized aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., that employs about 13,000 people worldwide.