StandardAero Expands at Three U.S. Facilities
StandardAero Component Services, which purchased Vector Aerospace in 2015, will increase shop capacity by a total of 260,000 sq ft in facilities in Cincinnati & Hillsboro, Ohio, and Miami, Florida
StandardAero, March 07, 2018 - Scottsdale, AZ - StandardAero Component Services has announced a significant investment and expansion at three of the company's U.S. sites during 2018 and will increase shop capacity by a total of 260,000 square feet (sq. ft.) collectively, with expansion of facilities in Cincinnati & Hillsboro, Ohio, and Miami, Florida locations.
Overall investment to fund the expansions exceeds $16 million in construction and capital equipment.
"We are making this commitment to grow our capacity to meet the continued demands of our customers – on both legacy platforms and next generation engines -- as well as to continue to provide the aerospace industry's best delivery performance for component repair and manufacturing services," said Rick Stine, President of StandardAero Components, Helicopters & Accessories.
The Cincinnati location expansion will include the build-out of an additional 200,000 sq. ft. of work space to accommodate component repair growth on new platforms, military and commercial engine component repair, as well as larger components.
Miami will add 30,000 sq. ft. of working space and capital improvements including the installation of a state-of-the-art clean line, an additional vacuum furnace as well as water jet cleaning capabilities. As a result, the facility will be able to repair large engine cases.
Hillsboro will be completing a 30,000 sq. ft. expansion to support new OEM manufacturing production, bringing the facility's total manufacturing footprint to 115,000 square feet of space.
"These expanded capabilities also include dedicated processes for the repair, overhaul and manufacturing of various component types to support our customers' engine needs," Stine added.
StandardAero Component Services offers a full range of OEM-aligned repair, overhaul, and new make capabilities with process excellence, outstanding quality, competitive pricing and value that have all set the industry standard. Some of our major process capabilities include cleaning, NDT and inspection; thermal spray, HVOF, D-GunTM and Super D-GunTM, and cold spray coatings; plating; laser and conventional welding/brazing and heat treatment; painting, stripping and surface prep; manual and CNC machining; and extensive composite capabilities.
About StandardAero: StandardAero is one of the world's largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components and energy markets.
The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011. In 2015, StandardAero was purchased by Veritas Capital, a leading private equity firm headquartered in New York City. Veritas invests in companies that provide critical products and services to government and commercial customers worldwide including those operating in aerospace & defense, healthcare, technology, national security, communications, energy and education.