Rilpa Enterprises Distributor of Onboard Systems
Rilpa Enterprises from Calgary, Alberta named authorized distributor of external load equipment from Onboard Systems
Onboard Systems, April 07, 2008 - Rilpa Enterprises Ltd., a leading helicopter service and leasing centre, announced that it has signed an agreement to become an authorized distributor of external load equipment from Onboard Systems International.
Based in Vancouver, Washington in the United States, Onboard is known around the world for its durable, innovative helicopter cargo hooks, suspension systems and Onboard Weighing Systems.
According to Kim Mizera, Quality & Production Manager for Rilpa, “This distribution agreement formalizes a 12-year relationship between Rilpa and Onboard. It will allow us to provide Onboard’s Canadian customers with even better sales and service. It will eliminate hassles with customs and currency issues, for example, and expedite delivery for parts, spares and cargo hook kits.”
“Rilpa Enterprises is our largest Canadian customer, and they have installed and serviced many Onboard Systems cargo hooks and suspension systems over the years,” said Karsten Lemmon, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Onboard Systems. “We are pleased to be able to solidify our business relationship by making them an authorized distributor for our external load equipment.”
About Rilpa Enterprises Ltd.: Rilpa Enterprises Ltd. offers Canadian helicopter operators superior helicopter maintenance, support and equipment leasing services. They are a factory authorized service centre for MD Helicopters and Schweizer Aircraft, as well as being a Transport Canada Approved Maintenance Organization for Bell Helicopters 206, 204, 205 and 212, and Eurocopter AS350.
They also have extensive experience in the repair and overhaul of helicopter dynamic components. Rilpa maintains a large inventory of exchange and rental components and accessories. The company also has a fleet of helicopters available for lease, including Bell 204’s, 205’s and 206’s, Eurocopter AS350’s and MD 500’s. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Rilpa Enterprises has been serving the Canadian helicopter industry for 35 years.
About Onboard Systems: Onboard Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures a complete line of innovative helicopter cargo hook equipment under its TALON brand, including belly hooks, cargo hook suspension systems, onboard weighing systems and remote hooks. Its low-weight, high-quality products provide helicopter operators with increased cost efficiencies and safety through customer-driven designs, responsive service and support, and low on-going maintenance costs. Founded in 1975, Onboard Systems is a US corporation located in Vancouver, Washington, with an international sales office in the UK.