Avio-Diepen, a Proponent Company, Divesting Joint Venture with ADPma LLC

Avio-Diepen, a Proponent company, is pleased to announce the sale of all its shares in Tennessee based joint venture ADPma. The shares owned by Avio-Diepen were sold to the existing shareholders of ADPma LLC. The joint venture was originally established in 2002. Due to a changing market environment, Avio-Diepen took a more remote position from the venture back in 2012 and allowed the business to prosper independently which served both companies well. “After the acquisition…

Proponent Begins Distribution of Meggitt Aftermarket Products

In December 2017, Meggitt and Proponent announced a multiple year distribution deal, under which Proponent would become the exclusive 3rd party global distributor to selected Meggitt customers for the supply of non-military aftermarket products supplied by Meggitt Control Systems and Meggitt Sensing Systems. Beginning April 2018, Proponent assumed this role and is now supplying worldwide customers with timely delivery and first-class service. This distribution agreement allows Meggitt to focus on its individual areas of expertise,…

A Sweet Holiday Wish for You!

 From the whole Proponent, Kapco Global and Avio-Diepen family, we wish you an extra sweet and peaceful holiday season! We hope our holiday video card brings some extra joy and warmth into your holiday. 2017 has been a big year for Kapco Global. We’ve taken exciting strides in our partnership with Avio-Diepen, launching the Proponent identity to represent our coming together. And we couldn’t have done any of it without you, our clients, partners,…

The Latest in Aerospace Technology: Biofuels, SpaceX Travels and More

As the availability (and carbon footprint) of air travel rapidly expands and space pollution continues to increase with every launch, the need for aerospace technology aimed at addressing these issues is evident. Luckily, these and other environmental impacts have not been ignored by those within the industry. Check out some of the latest advances in aerospace technology aimed at creating “greener” travel. Biofuels Are Becoming Mainstream In 2011, ASTM International gave its stamp of approval…

Kapco Global Joins Forces with Netherlands-Based Avio-Diepen

Kapco Global and Avio-Diepen – The Perfect Fit Kapco Global is pleased to announce the finalization of an agreement that joins Kapco Global with Netherlands-based aerospace distribution provider Avio-Diepen. The partnership will significantly strengthen each company’s position as a world-leading distributor of expendable parts and provider of customized inventory management solutions to the global aerospace industry. With 600 employees, the new combined organization will operate from 12 facilities in 8 countries, ensuring a greatly enhanced…

The Importance of Cultivating Customer Loyalty

Kapco Global’s consistent efforts to build customer loyalty earns us a Net Promoter Score of 51 Developing new customer relationships costs more than maintaining the relationships you already have. This is an economic fact in all business – aerospace or otherwise. In fact, a Gartner Group study indicates that 80 percent of future business will come from just 20 percent of current customers. A study cited by the Harvard Business Review supports these numbers stating…

Spencer Suderman Breaks World Inverted Flat Spin Record!

And the Kapco Global logo was along for the ride! Last weekend in Yuma, Arizona, acrobatic pilot Spencer Suderman broke his own world record for inverted flat spins, completing 98 rotations that were verified by two officials from the Guinness Book of World Records. Check out the video below to get a wing and pilot’s view of the event. And be sure to look closely at the space just to the right of the cockpit…

Kapco Global – Receives TRACE Certification

Adopting TRACE’s Stringent Anti-Bribery Regulations Is One More Way Kapco Global Is Meeting the Needs of Customers Worldwide With locations in the U.S., Europe and Asia, Kapco Global is an aerospace parts distributor – with international reach. As we continue to develop relationships with businesses in other countries we understand the importance of commercial transparency. One of the strongest messages we want to send to our partners is that we are an aerospace company that…

2016 Commercial Aviation Growth Outlook

One of Kapco Global’s most popular stories in 2015 was our Commercial Aviation Growth Outlook blog. Now that 2016 is underway, we look forward to what this new year will bring. Overall, experts and forecasters are anticipating a strong year for growth and profits in 2016 commercial aviation. Low Oil Prices Will Continue to Foster Growth The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) reports that the airline industry in 2016 can expect a 5.1% net profit…

Employee Engagement: How it Affects Businesses – Infographic

Improving employee engagement is one of the most important ways a business can improve its operations Walk into any business and you can tell right away if its workforce is engaged. The signs are everywhere. Customer service members smile, make eye contact and are genuinely helpful. Facilities are organized and well kept. People are enthusiastic and actively thinking of ways to make their company better, because they see their company’s success as being intrinsically linked…