Ignition Tooling

Oct 16, 2019

Mason, OH, – October 16, 2019 – Rhinestahl CTS, the global market leader in engine tooling, has announced a new 25-year license agreement with Unison Industries. Under the agreement, Rhinestahl CTS will become Unison’s exclusive provider of ignition system test equipment which extends across commercial, business and military engine programs including GEnx, GE9X, CFM56, LEAP-1A/C, LEAP-1B, among many others.

Rhinestahl CTS will sell, manufacture, and support Unison’s ignition system test equipment across approximately 140 unique products to customers worldwide. The agreement enables Rhinestahl CTS to deepen its existing customer engagements with the addition of an electrical component test equipment product line that is critical to the engine’s operation.

“Unison is partnering with Rhinestahl CTS to leverage their deep technical expertise and outstanding customer relationships for our ignition tooling so Unison can deepen its focus on innovating and developing new world-class ignition systems,” Unison Ignition System Leader David Duvall said. “This tooling agreement is an example of how we are partnering together to ensure life of program support for our customers.”

“Rhinestahl will provide direct sales and support to customers worldwide as Unison’s exclusive provider of ignition system test equipment,” said Brent Wisch, Vice President, Sales and Business Development for Rhinestahl CTS. “It’s our priority to ensure outstanding customer support to airlines and MRO shops around the world; with this agreement, we extend this same commitment across ignition system test equipment. Customers can now come to one place for their engine tooling, GSE, electrical component test equipment and aftermarket service needs.”

Commercial and operational transitions are underway with final completion targeted for early 2020.

Learn more about this exclusive agreement, by visiting Rhinestahl CTS at booth #1711 at MRO Europe, Oct. 16-17 or visit