Proponent Expands Partnership with AmSafe Bridport to Serve the APAC Market 

Proponent Expands Partnership with AmSafe Bridport to Serve the APAC Market 

Press Release Brea, Calif., September 20, 2022 – Proponent, the largest independent aerospace distributor in the world, is pleased to announce the expansion of our partnership with AmSafe Bridport, a world-leading manufacturer in cargo restraint, fire protection, and aircraft safety solutions. Proponent is proud to now be the exclusive distributor for AmSafe Bridport in the Asia Pacific region. Along with Asia, Proponent is already the exclusive distributor for AmSafe Bridport in EMEA and the Americas,…

Proponent Signs New Spares Support Agreement with Joramco

Proponent Signs New Spares Support Agreement with Joramco

Press Release Brea, Calif., February 22, 2022 – At MRO Middle East, Proponent, the world’s largest independent aerospace parts distributor, and Joramco, a leading independent commercial aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul company, signed an agreement to support the supply of consumables and expendables. Proponent will also be exploring value-added services such as kitting and consignment to further develop and expand support for Joramco. For over 50 years, Proponent has partnered with suppliers and customers, such…

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…

Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

We’ve come a long way since Kittyhawk; modern aviation allows us to circle the globe, reach unimaginable altitudes, and remain airborne for amounts of time undreamt of by early flight pioneers. However, today’s aircraft systems also demand precision controls and responsiveness. Aircraft hydraulic systems play an essential role in helping to achieve this and allow planes to operate effectively. What Is an Aircraft Hydraulic System? Aircraft hydraulic systems are responsible for maintaining any aircraft components…

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…

Proponent and Joramco Sign Agreement at MRO Middle East

Proponent and Joramco Sign Agreement at MRO Middle East

At MRO Middle East, Proponent, the world’s largest independent aerospace parts distributor, and Joramco, a leading independent commercial aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul company, made an agreement for Proponent to support the supply of consumables and expendables for Joramco. Proponent will also be exploring other value-added services such as kitting and consignment to further develop and expand support for Joramco. For over 45 years, Proponent has partnered with diverse companies such as Joramco to deliver…

MRO Industry Highlights 2018

MRO Industry Highlights 2018

The Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) Industry includes parts, services, forecasting and more to ensure that an end product is always ready to perform when needed. The components of this industry cover preventative, corrective, and predictive maintenance to protect both the product and the consumer/business every step of the way. From dealing with borescope inspections and using historical data to predict needed maintenance, to acting quickly and accurately to AOG needs, MROs are vital to…

MRO Europe Conference Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for MROs and Aerospace Distributors

MRO Europe Conference Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for MROs and Aerospace Distributors

The recent MRO Europe conference saw major players in the global aviation community coming together to share best practices, learn about innovations, and plan for the future of MROs and the aerospace industry. As we have emphasized in previous posts, the aerospace industry is experiencing some exciting growth and changes right now: new technologies, continued consolidation and emerging markets, to name just a few. At this year’s MRO Europe conference, we were excited to hear…

Paris Air Show Reveals Big Changes Coming to MROs

Paris Air Show Reveals Big Changes Coming to MROs

At this year’s Paris Air Show, attendees were privy to tons of new and exciting aircraft. Lockheed Martin announced the latest in the C-130 family, the C-130J-SOF, or Super Hercules, designed for the operations of U.S. Special Forces and now available to U.S. allies. Boeing introduced the 737 Max 10, the biggest version in the 737 family of narrow-body passenger jets. And on the first day, rival Airbus secured 100 orders of the A320neo. But,…

Optimizing the MRO Supply Chain

Optimizing the MRO Supply Chain

At its best, the aerospace supply chain works as a well-oiled machine, delivering parts and securing aircraft services at exactly the right time. No delays, no waits, and no headaches. At its worst, disruptions in the supply chain can equate to millions of dollars in losses. So how can aviation partners and MROs keep the supply chain running at its best? Inventory Management MROs must be very aware of their inventory. Too many supplies in…

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