Fokker and Composites Atlantic sign Marketing & Distribution Agreement
Fokker Services, part of Fokker Technologies and Composites Atlantic Limited, a subsidiary of EADS Sogerma, signed a Marketing and Distribution agreement for the sale and distribution of factory new Dash 8 100/200/300* spare parts.
Under the agreement, Composites Atlantic, as the original equipment manufacturer of a wide range of components for the aerospace industry, grants Fokker Services the worldwide right to market and sell Composites Atlantic’s existing, surplus Dash 8 inventory.
Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)
The inventory consists of almost 200 unique part numbers and contains amongst others leading edges, fairings and structural panels and covers. All spare parts are in Factory New condition and are available for immediate purchase through the Fokker Services Customer Support centers in Atlanta, Amsterdam and Singapore.
Mark Olivella, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Composites Atlantic: “As an established supplier of advanced composite structures to the major aircraft OEM’s, we view this agreement as a great opportunity to create value for operators. We are delighted that we can use the well established distribution channels of Fokker Services to make our surplus Dash 8 100/200/300* inventory available worldwide.”
Frans van de Pol, Vice President Logistics at Fokker Services; “We are proud that Composites Atlantic, a leading aerospace manufacturer, selected Fokker Services to become their partner in the support of Dash 8 operators. It underlines the quality reputation and the commitment of our company in the continued competitive support of the Dash 8 turboprop.’’
This agreement is another important step in Fokker Services’ efforts to leverage its unique integrated service capabilities to provide continued support to the Dash 8 100/200/300* turboprop market globally.
In 2011 Fokker Services also entered into a Strategic Alliance with Bombardier to launch FLY for Dash 8, a program aimed at improving the availability of components and reducing the cost of repairs for Dash 8 100/200/300* aircraft operators. The program also helps operators to better predict and budget for material maintenance.
Source : Fokker Technologies
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