Miramar, FL, Thursday, February 1, 2007 –-[ASDWire]-- Kellstrom Industries announced today that it has signed an exclusive long term Material Support Agreement with Alitalia Maintenance Systems (AMS). This agreement covers the supply of all overhauled and new surplus parts required by AMS in the repair and overhaul of their CF6-50 Engines.
Maurizio Paolo Bianchi, CEO of Alitalia Maintenance Systems, stated that the cooperation with Kellstrom will strengthen and improve the quality of the very important CF6-50 product that is an expanding sector within the AMS engine MRO portfolio. This agreement with Kellstrom will place AMS in a position to maintain and ensure quality, service and cost advantages for its CF6-50 Customers.
Alitalia Maintenance Systems (AMS) is a joint venture between Alitalia Servizi (60%) and Lufthansa Technik (40%). AMS is located at Leonardo da Vinci Airport, Fiumicino, Rome, Italy, and is capable to perform in house the overhaul of CF6-50, CF6-80, and CFM56-5B, as well as the capability for most of Honeywell APU’s models. AMS owns both EASA and FAA Part 145 Certificates, and EN ISO 9110 International Quality Standard.
Dennis Zalupski, President and CEO of Kellstrom added, “This agreement will benefit both organizations in that it lets each of us focus on what we do best. In Kellstrom, AMS has a strong aftermarket partner supporting its engine overhaul business. For Kellstrom, the agreement gives us the opportunity to form a strategic cooperation with one of the world’s leading engine repair shops.”
Kellstrom Industries is a globally recognized provider of inventory management solutions and aftermarket services to the Commercial and Defense Aerospace Industry. Kellstrom is dedicated to delivering innovative and value added distribution, including customized programs. Some of these programs include, but are not limited to, Asset Management, OEM Parts Distribution, Component Repair & Overhaul and Supply-Chain Management.
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