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December 10, 2018

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Gov. Scott announces expansion for KLX Aerospace Solutions Group's new global headquarters

| 10/27/2016

Governor Rick Scott announced that KLX Aerospace Solutions Group will be expanding their new global headquarters and distribution hub between Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. KLX Aerospace Solutions Group has committed to adding over 100 employees due to the expansion. KLX Aerospace Solutions is a leading distributor and service provider of aerospace fasteners and consumables and employs over 650 Floridians. The new facility will include two floors of office space and a storage and distribution area.

Governor Rick Scott said, “KLX Aerospace Solution’s expansion is great news for Miami-Dade and Broward families. Florida businesses like KLX Aerospace are incredible job creators in our state and we will continue to do all we can to cut taxes and reduce regulations to help businesses create more opportunities for Floridians. I look forward to KLX’s continued success in Florida.”

John Cuomo, Vice President and General Manager of KLX Aerospace Solutions Group said, “Our new Miami headquarters will enhance our existing operations and assist with our ongoing recruiting efforts. We will be located near the border of Miami-Dade and Broward Counties, creating easy access to our region’s major thoroughfares and some of South Florida’s most desirable residential communities. This new facility will enable ASG to achieve its growth in a single headquarters facility.  We sincerely appreciate the financial commitments provided by the State of Florida, and Miami-Dade County to facilitate the development of our new operational headquarters.”

Matthew Cheezem, Managing Director of JLL said, “Attracting and retaining US and global headquarters in South Florida is critical to our economic future.  KLX will be the anchor for what will become a first-class business park with over eight million square feet in a growing area with new housing and amenities under development.”

Florida is a premier aerospace manufacturing and launch location. The state ranks first among states for aerospace manufacturing attractiveness, and is home to nearly 500 industry companies that excel in everything from parts and assembly to intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) is a partnership between Florida’s businesses and government leaders and is the principal economic development organization for Florida. EFI facilitates job growth through recruitment and retention, international trade and exporting, promotion of sporting events, and capital funding programs to assist small and minority businesses. EFI launched “Florida – The Future is Here” to promote the state as the nation’s premier business destination.

KLX Inc., through its two operating segments, provides mission critical products and complex logistical solutions to support its customers' high value assets. KLX serves its customers in demanding environments that face high cost of downtime and require dependable, high quality just-in-time customer support. The Aerospace Solutions Group is the world's leading distributor and value added service provider of aerospace fasteners and consumables offering the broadest range of aerospace hardware and consumables and inventory management services worldwide. The Energy Services Group provides vital services and products to the oil and gas industry on an episodic, 24/7 basis. For more information, visit the KLX website at www.klx.com.

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