February 25, 2014
Erickson announces corporate rebranding
Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services to a diverse mix of commercial and government customers, and the vertically-integrated manufacturer and operator of the powerful heavy-lift Erickson S-64 Aircrane helicopter, released that the company will now do business under the brand name of “Erickson.” The company took this important step to reflect changes in the business created by the 2013 acquisitions of McMinnville, Oregon-based Evergreen Helicopters and Brazilian aviation services company Air Amazonia, a subsidiary of HRT (an independent oil and gas exploration company). After more than 40 years of primarily operating the S-64 Aircrane, Erickson now flies a diverse, global fleet of helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft including heavy-, medium- and light-lift solutions. The Company has transformed its operations to serve a wide range of customers and end markets. In addition to an all-new logo and look and feel, other changes include: the parent company’s legal name, currently Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated, is targeted to change to Erickson Incorporated on April 1, 2014, the name of Evergreen Helicopters, Inc. was changed to Erickson Helicopters, Inc., effective February 6, 2014, the name of Evergreen Helicopters of Alaska, Inc. was changed to Erickson Transport, Inc., effective February 5, 2014, the company will begin rebranding its foreign subsidiaries, including Air Amazonia, in the coming months.