Aim MRO Holdings LLC, a manufacturer and supply chain manager of engineered consumable repair products and materials used in the aerospace aftermarket and backed by AE Industrial Partners, has bought Tribologix, a provider of engineered surface coatings services.

Tribologix, founded in 2004 and headquartered in Golden, Colo. develops dry film lubricants for extreme environments. The company’s products look to reduce friction and wear in environments where conventional lubricants do not work. The addition marks Aim MRO’s first acquisition since becoming a portfolio company of AEI.

Akerman served as legal advisor to AIM MRO. Linden Law Partners served as legal advisor to Tribologix.