Wencor™ Wins MARPA Award
SPRINGVILLE, Utah - October 26, 2005 - Wencor™ announced today that MARPA (Modification and Replacement Parts Association) awarded the Board of Directors Award for 2005 to Wencor for outstanding leadership in FAA PMA (parts manufacture approval) education in Asia. MARPA's board of directors select one firm annually for this award that has advanced PMA acceptance throughout the world.
"Wencor took the initiative to educate and present information that attracted an exceptional level of attendance, both in quality and quantity," said Gloria Nations, President of MARPA. " Wencor had no guarantee of return, yet still had the insight to develop such a program."
Wencor was the first PMA manufacturer to sponsor a PMA summit in the Asian region to educate potential users and Asian government regulatory agencies about FAA/PMA replacement parts.
"We are grateful for the recognition," said Russ Adamson, President of Wencor. "We see the value and great potential of this market and have dedicated a lot of time and resources to the educational process in this burgeoning market. The Summits are a great way to share information and help airlines in Asia understand the great advantages available via PMA parts."
Wencor's Asian conference covers regulatory, engineering, and manufacturing issues with speakers from the FAA, Asian Civil Aviation Authorities, PMA manufacturers, and airlines.
Wencor is a worldwide leader in aircraft parts distribution and PMA development. Wencor is a provider and producer of thousands of FAA-PMA parts for maintenance on several commercial airliner systems including power generation, pneumatic control, hydraulic and fuel systems as well as APUs and turbine engines. Wencor is an authorized distributor for key aircraft parts manufacturers including PerkinElmer, Airtomic, B/E Aerospace, Greene Tweed & Co., Parker Seal and many more. The firm also provides repair and overhaul, auto-replenishment systems, kitting and machining services. Please visit our state of the art e-commerce site at www.wencor.com or call us, (801) 489-2000.
MARPA is a non-profit association of aviation industry modification and replacement PMA parts manufacturers and other individuals and entities associated with that industry. The association promotes its members' business efforts by promoting uniform, exemplary standards in the members' efforts to secure FAA design and production approvals for parts while representing all members on regulatory issues. MARPA speaks with a single, powerful voice to the entire worldwide aviation community thereby elevating the acceptance and prestige of each of its members.
Wencor West, Inc.
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