For Immediate Release: 16 October 2019
TurbineAero Asia Unveils New Facility near Bangkok Thailand
THAILAND — 16 October 2019 — TurbineAero Inc., a portfolio company of The Gores Group, recently welcomed guests from around the world during the official Grand Opening of the new facility in Chonburi, just outside of Bangkok Thailand.
On Friday, 27 September 2019, TurbineAero hosted a private customer engagement to unveil the new 90,000 square foot facility, down the street from their former location. The new facility has maintenance, repair and overhaul capabilities for GTCP131-9A/-9B/-9C, 331-200/-350/-500, 85-129 and PW901A/C Auxiliary Power Units (APUs), APU components (piece parts) and accessories (LRUs), with plenty of room for growth.
“It is a great honor for my team and myself to host you today in this fantastic building and to show you our equipment, machines, processes, capabilities and our employees,” said Peter Gille, GM/VP of TurbineAero Asia. “We are proud to announce that out of the 12 top ranked airlines in the world, six of them have long-term contracts with TurbineAero Asia for auxiliary power unit (APU) maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). This proves that our quality, turn-time, pricing and service meets and even exceeds requirements.”
“We intend to keep improving our services by learning from our customers, to be flexible, humble, predictable and transparent,” said Peter Gille. “Thank you to our CEO, Rob Wilson and our Board of Directors, Dom Schiano, for having invested in this new facility. This project represents another big step in the development of the Aerospace industry in Thailand and confirms the country’s position being the area of growth within ASEAN and the Asia Pacific region.”
TurbineAero provides commercial, military, regional and international airline customers with comprehensive maintenance solutions for their APUs, accessories and components. Component repair capabilities include 208 in-house developed repair schemes on the GTCP131-9 platform, 308 repairs on the GTCP331-200/-250 product, 355 repairs on GTCP331-350/-500 and many more on TSCP700, GTCP85series, APS2000/3200, PW901, PW980, and turboprop components. Having such advanced engine and APU component repair, along with parts & trading services and APU LRU overhaul services allows TurbineAero to provide superior customer service with cost-effective solutions. The average APU turnaround time is 26 days with component and accessories MRO TAT at 15 days.
TurbineAero Asia’s APU component repair product line holds all main part-145 certifications such as CAAT Thailand, FAA, EASA, CAAC China, JCAB Japan, Indonesia DGCA, ISO AS9110 and more.
“I am very excited to have this state-of-the-art facility completed and look forward to providing our TurbineAero Asia team a platform for offering differentiated service offerings to our customers in the region, fueling our next phase of global growth,” said Rob Wilson, CEO.
About TurbineAero, Inc.
Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona USA, TurbineAero is the leading APU MRO service provider of comprehensive, flexible and reliable solutions to the global aerospace community. TurbineAero repairs, sells, leases, tests, and certifies APU and related parts accessories. TurbineAero currently has four locations, three business units are located near Phoenix, Arizona USA and the fourth is just outside of Bangkok, Thailand. For more information, please visit www.turbineaero.com
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