Materialise and Proponent Transform Aerospace Aftermarket Supply Chains with 3D Printing

Materialise and Proponent Transform Aerospace Aftermarket Supply Chains with 3D Printing

Press Release Brea, Calif., Materialise (NASDAQ: MTLS) and Proponent have today announced a partnership that will raise the profile of 3D printing in aerospace aftermarket supply chains. Proponent, headquartered in Brea, California, is the world’s leading independent distributor of aircraft parts. Materialise, headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, is a global leader in 3D printing solutions. With the partnership, Materialise and Proponent seek to partner with Aerospace OEMs and Suppliers to offer Airlines and MROs a one-stop-shop…

Proponent becomes AMP’s First Supplier Alliances Platinum Partner

Proponent becomes AMP’s First Supplier Alliances Platinum Partner

Press Release Brea, Calif., October 5, 2021 – Proponent, the largest global independent aerospace distributor, is pleased to announce its new status as a Platinum Partner for Airline MRO Parts (AMP), the industry leader in automated solutions for the buying & selling of aircraft C&E.  The AMP Supplier Alliances Program provides customers with unparalleled inventory access and best-in-class service. It achieves this by strengthening and leveraging strategic partnerships with suppliers to create meaningful and competitive…

Autonomous Flight

Autonomous Flight

The aviation industry is always innovating. This has been true since the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, and the industry has made monumental strides from the first propeller-driven planes just over a hundred years ago. However, while enormous passenger jets, such as the Boeing 747, may seem like quite an accomplishment, a major innovation in the industry is just getting started. Not only are aircraft companies finding ways to go green and improve just…

Predictive Analytics vs Machine Learning in Aviation

Predictive Analytics vs Machine Learning in Aviation

What is Predictive Analytics? Predictive analytics uses both current and prior data to model future outcomes and catch problems before they actually occur. This is key in the aircraft industry, and predictive analytics has gotten better and better as planes have become more technologically connected. Airline companies use predictive analysis to change marketing strategies based on consumer forecasting, as well as using it to keep their technology in top condition. Because the assumption of safety…

Proponent partners with Conidia Bioscience becoming a global distributor for their FUELSTAT® test kits

Proponent partners with Conidia Bioscience becoming a global distributor for their FUELSTAT® test kits

Press Release Brea, Calif., August 17, 2021 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, announced today a new partnership agreement with Conidia Bioscience to distribute their FUELSTAT® testing kit. Under the new agreement, Proponent will globally distribute FUELSTAT® to the commercial aviation industry. Conidia’s FUELSTAT® is an immunoassay antibody fuel test to detect microbial contamination in jet fuel. It is a simple procedure, requiring minimal instruction, with instant digital reporting capability and…

The Boeing 737 MAX is ready? Have a look at what the 737 Max jet needs to get in the air.

The Boeing 737 MAX is ready? Have a look at what the 737 Max jet needs to get in the air.

After over a year of being grounded, the Boeing 737 Max is set to return to the skies. The planes were grounded in March last year following two crashes. The planes have had to undergo rigorous changes and improvements in order to get back into service as swiftly and safely as possible. They specifically focused on making modifications to pilot training and added safety features. What is the Boeing 737 Max? The Boeing 737 Max…

Proponent Partners With AmSafe Bridport to Serve the EMEA and Americas Market

Proponent Partners With AmSafe Bridport to Serve the EMEA and Americas Market

Press Release Brea, Calif., April 8, 2021 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, is pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with AmSafe Bridport, a world-leading manufacturer in cargo restraint and aircraft safety solutions. Proponent is proud to be an exclusive distributor for AmSafe Bridport in EMEA and the Americas. This new strategic partnership will involve the distribution of an extensive catalog of aftermarket products, including but not limited to;…

Proponent Expands Their Relationship With Donaldson Company to Serve North and South America

Proponent Expands Their Relationship With Donaldson Company to Serve North and South America

Brea, Calif., February 25, 2021 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, is thrilled to announce the expansion of their work with Donaldson Company to serve the commercial Fixed Wing Aerospace markets of North and South America. The agreement builds on Proponent’s over 20-year relationship with Donaldson servicing Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) markets. Proponent is proud to now distribute globally for Donaldson. This expanded relationship between…

Ram Air Turbine (RAT)

Ram Air Turbine (RAT)

A ram air turbine (RAT) is a small wind turbine that is installed in an aircraft to be used as a source of power during emergencies. These turbines are connected to an electrical generator or a hydraulic pump and use the airstream to generate power by ram pressure from the aircraft’s speed. More power is generated when the aircraft is operating at a higher speed and less is generated when operating at lower speeds. Present-day…

Sensata Technologies Signs Multi-year Distribution Agreement with Proponent

Sensata Technologies Signs Multi-year Distribution Agreement with Proponent

We are beyond thrilled to be among the first to announce that Sensata Technologies has just sealed a multi-year distribution agreement with Proponent, the world’s largest independent aerospace distributor. Get to know Sensata Technologies Sensata Technologies is one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions, with operations and business centers in 12 countries, including China, Japan, Korea and Malaysia. Sensata manufactures, tests, repairs, overhauls and offers exchanges on Kavlico-brand LVDTs, RVDTs…

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