Meggitt CSS and Proponent Sign Multi-Year Distribution Agreement

Global aerospace and defence aftermarket specialist, Meggitt Customer Services & Support (CSS), has finalised a multiple year distribution agreement with Proponent, the world’s largest independent aerospace distributor. Under the agreement, Proponent will become the exclusive 3rd party global distributor to selected Meggitt customers for the supply of non-military aftermarket products. “This is a perfect fit for both our companies,” explains Adrian Plevin, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing for Meggitt CSS. “The agreement will allow…

Introducing Proponent, the New Identity for Kapco Global and Avio-Diepen

Introducing Proponent, Your Partner in Aerospace Distribution Kapco Global is pleased to announce that we will continue our path toward full integration with Avio-Diepen under the new name, Proponent. Under the Proponent identity, our companies will continue to work together to place our customers and our suppliers first, focusing on deep customer relationships, creative problem-solving and value-added distribution. “Proponent is a one-word mission statement,” said Proponent CEO, Andrew Todhunter. “It means ‘advocate, champion, supporter.’ Our…

Kapco Global Discusses the Latest Trends in Green Aviation with Avionics Magazine

Kapco Global’s own Vice President of Manufacturing, Tim Gill, discusses strides in green aviation with Avionics Magazine. The article includes the involvement of airlines, manufacturers and the supply chain in eco-friendly efforts, as well as the positive effects of technological strides like biofuel and 3-D printing on this cause.       Check out the full article here: From Biofuels to 3-D Printing, Aviation Is Going Green Tweet More From the Kapco Global Blog The…

Kapco Global Discusses Lean Strategies for Aerospace With APICS Magazine

This month, Kapco Global was given the opportunity to share our thoughts on lean strategies with APICS Magazine. The article discusses the role new technology plays in the lean process, obstacles to implementing the efficiency strategy and the use of lean within the aerospace supply chain. Check out the full article here. Want more? Check out Six Steps for Implementing Lean Processes.         More From the Blog China: The Future of the…

Kapco Global Acquires D+C-Airparts Battery in Europe GmbH: An Authorized Aircraft Batteries and Parts Distributor

We at Kapco Global are excited to announce our recent acquisition of German battery distribution company D+C-Airparts Battery in Europe GmbH. Said Kapco Global CEO and President Andrew Todhunter, “To have their expertise and service capabilities now under the Kapco Global name means an expansion of our international footprint and added value for our customers and suppliers throughout the world.” With over 30 years as an exemplary supplier and servicer of aircraft batteries and related…

Michael Berecz Discusses 7 Advances Changing Aviation With Avionics Magazine

Recently, our own Michael Berecz, Vice President of Global OEMs, had the opportunity to speak with Avionics Magazine about some of the biggest technological advances happening in aviation today. In the article, we discuss advances involving: Technology Business organization Data analysis …and more! Click the title to check out the full article “7 Technological Advances Changing the Landscape of Aviation Today”.     Tweet More From Our Blog United Airlines: A Reminder of the True…

Kapco Global Discusses the Use of Prescriptive Analytics with Aerospace Manufacturing and Design Magazine

In an article for Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Kapco Global discusses the implications for prescriptive analytics in aircraft manufacturing, maintenance and the supply chain, including three big obstacles that have prevented rapid adoption of this model. Plus, learn how Kapco Global uses methods like these to better serve our aviation customers. Read the full article by clicking “Prescriptive Analytics in Aircraft Maintenance”.         More From Our Blog Prescriptive Maintenance: The Next Generation…

What Does ‘Employee Ownership’ Mean at Kapco Global?

December of last year, Kapco Global was honored among large, mid-size and small businesses by the OC Register as a Top Workplace in Orange County. This award is aimed at recognizing organizations with a proven commitment to a positive company culture, and the results are determined solely by employee-initiated survey responses. While this has always been something we strive for at Kapco Global, it was truly an honor to have these efforts reflected in this…

Kapco Global’s UK Facility Is ISO 14001 Certified for Its Eco-Friendly Practices

Kapco Global is proud to announce the ISO 14001:2004 certification of our UK facility. This certificate for environmental management systems is awarded to businesses working to create sustainable, eco-considerate policies and procedures. Kapco Global has been working to implement environmental management systems across its global locations, with facilities in the U.S. receiving this certification beginning in 2008. The award of the ISO 14001:2004 to our UK location is another step toward this goal. What Are…

Kapco Global Named a Top Workplace by OC Register

On the evening of December 8, The Orange County Register gathered one hundred plus Orange County employers to celebrate the annual Top Workplaces award. This year, Kirkhill Aircraft Parts Co. (DBA as Kapco Global) was honored alongside large, mid-sized and small businesses throughout the area for their organizational commitment to creating a positive company culture. “This award is especially meaningful because it was based upon our employee’s feedback about what it’s like to work for…