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…

Different Types of Aircraft Inspections and How to Prepare

Different Types of Aircraft Inspections and How to Prepare

Overview Flying, especially commercial flight, is known to be one of the safest forms of transportation. In fact, when compared to automobiles, the difference is enormous. According to the National Security Council, 1 out of every 106 deaths is caused by an automobile accident. On the other hand, airplane crashes are so infrequent that one source estimates you have only a “1 in 205,552 chance of dying as a passenger on an airplane.” So what…

Proponent Selected by Sine Draco Aviation Technology to Support A321-200 SDF Freighter Conversions

Proponent Selected by Sine Draco Aviation Technology to Support A321-200 SDF Freighter Conversions

Press Release 5/4/21 Proponent has been selected by Sine Draco Aviation Technology to serve as a Tier 1 supplier of machined parts and other conversion hardware for Sine Draco’s A321 freighter conversion program. Sine Draco’s A321-200 SDF converts popular, fuel-efficient Airbus A321 passenger aircraft into a highly capable and efficient cargo platform. The conversion provides for a total cargo volume of over 7,600 square feet and a gross payload capacity of 62,000 lbs. Under the deal,…

Proponent Continues APAC Growth by Partnering with Allen Airlines

Proponent Continues APAC Growth by Partnering with Allen Airlines

Proponent is excited to reveal its newest partnership with Allen Airlines, an innovative, boutique Airline startup offering travel between New York and Hong Kong. This move helps to support our commitment to expanding aviation service and expertise within the APAC region. Joe S.T. Wang, Chairman and CEO of Allen Airlines, had this to say, “Providing a safe and first-rate airline service depends heavily on superior quality aircraft components delivered as and when we need them. We…

Proponent Wins Prestigious Boeing Award for 2nd Year

Proponent Wins Prestigious Boeing Award for 2nd Year

Proponent is proud to announce that it has been awarded the prestigious Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services Co., Ltd (Boeing Shanghai) Level-A Supplier award for the second year running. Truly an honor! The Level-A Supplier award was inaugurated in 2018 to honor suppliers who have achieved superior performance in the last calendar year. Proponent is among only eleven global suppliers to be awarded the “A-level” of recognition by Boeing Shanghai. What Were the Selection Criteria for…

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…

Largest Independent Aerospace Distributor Proponent and World Resilient PNT Leader Orolia Sign Distribution Agreement

Largest Independent Aerospace Distributor Proponent and World Resilient PNT Leader Orolia Sign Distribution Agreement

Partnership Will Supply Next-Gen ELT Technology to Airline and OEM Aftermarket Proponent today announced an agreement with Resilient PNT world leader Orolia that will allow Proponent to add the next generation of Orolia’s Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) to their wide portfolio of aerospace aftermarket offerings, including their GADSS-compliant Kannad Ultima product line. The two companies have been successfully working together since 2015, and they have now signed a global and strategic distribution agreement to better…

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…

Innovations in the Aerospace Industry 2018

Innovations in the Aerospace Industry 2018

2018 was another stellar year for aviation, continuing the boom driven by rapid service expansions in the Asia Pacific region and increased low-fare flight options worldwide. In addition to the business aspects of the industry, aviation is also experiencing an innovation boom, with disruptive new technologies and new approaches driving unprecedented efficiencies that could change the trajectory of the industry as a whole. In this post, we’re rounding up some of the most exciting developments…

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