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Innovative Companies In The MRO Asia-Pacific Market

This year’s MRO Asia-Pacific in Singapore offers an opportunity to showcase the region’s strong MRO industry.

1. Trent Engine Repair and Overhaul

Company: Singapore Aero Engine Services

Product: Trent Center of Excellence

Specifications: Singapore Aero Engine Services Private Limited (Saesl) is a Trent Center of Excellence specializing in the repair and overhaul of the Rolls-Royce Trent aero engine family. The company started operations in 2001 and has since overhauled more than 2,000 engines. Saesl serves 15 customers across three continents. It is capable of repairing and overhauling all Rolls-Royce in-service Trent engines: the Trent 500 (Airbus A340), 700 (Airbus A330), 800 (Boeing 777), 900 (Airbus A380), 1000 (Boeing 787) and the XWB (Airbus A350), which will be ready in 2016.

LINK #1226

2. Engineering Services in Asia

Company: Haeco Group

Product: Aircraft engineering services

Specifications: Haeco Group provides aircraft engineering services in Hong Kong, China, Singapore and the U.S., with technical capabilities covering all common widebody, narrowbody and regional commercial aircraft types. The group has recently extended its service scope to cover the new generation of aircraft—it is one of the first independent MRO providers to perform a C check on a Boeing 787-8. Apart from airframe maintenance checks, the Haeco Group provides full line services for the Boeing 787 in Hong Kong and at seven major aviation hubs in mainland China; Haeco Cabin Solutions’ Featherweight 3040 and 3500 series aircraft seats are also manufacturer-approved for line-fitting on the 787.

LINK #793  

3. Suite of MRO Services

Company: Siaec

Product: MRO Services and support programs

Specifications: Siaec offers a suite of MRO services including line maintenance, airframe maintenance, component overhaul, landing gear support programs (Boeing 777/737NG/Airbus A380), aircraft painting, cabin retrofit, fleet and asset management programs and corporate jet interior programs. Siaec serves a large client base of international airlines flying Boeing and Airbus aircraft, including the Boeing 737NG, 787, 777, 747; and the Airbus A320, A330, A340, A350 and A380. In addition to the range of in-house capabilities, Siaec’s joint ventures formed with OEMs are located minutes from its hangars.

LINK #1227

4. MRO for Engines, Helicopters, Fixed-wing Aircraft and Components

Company: Vector Aerospace

Product: Repair and overhaul

Specifications: Vector Aerospace is an MRO company that provides support for turbine engines, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and components. It employs approximately 2,300 people in 21 locations across Canada, the U.S., the U.K., France, Africa, Australia and Singapore. With more than 1.7 million sq. ft. (160,000 sq. meters) of hangar and shop floor space, its customer base includes regional airlines, commercial transportation providers, corporate flight departments, private operators, government agencies and defense departments. Its technicians provide a variety of MRO services—covering turbine engines (turbofans, turboprops and turboshafts); dynamic components (including gearboxes, driveshafts and rotorheads); structures (including cabins, tailbooms and pylons); composites and avionics (including glass cockpits and airframe rewiring); fuel systems and components.

LINK #1228

5. Regional Service Center for OEM Parts

Company: Liebherr-Singapore

Product: Service center

Specifications: Liebherr-Singapore is Liebherr’s regional service center for the products of the OEMs Liebherr-Aerospace Lindenberg (Germany) and Liebherr-Aerospace Toulouse SAS. Its repair and test capabilities for flight control actuators, hydraulic equipment, landing gear accessories and air-conditioning, cabin pressure control, bleed systems and components are the core of a wide range of services provided to customers including component maintenance and repair, technical support and training and sales, loans, and exchange of equipment. Liebherr-Singapore is AS9110- and ISO14001-certified and its authorities approvals extend to China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Bhutan, Europe and the U.S.

LINK #750

6. Flight Safety Equipment Repair

Company: Flight safety division of WH Brennan

Product: Repair and overhaul facility

Specifications: Established in 1947, the flight safety division of WH Brennan is a repair and overhaul facility for the aerospace industry. Its capabilities include the repair and overhaul of aircraft fire extinguishers, aircraft oxygen systems, evacuation slides and sliderafts, life vests, life jackets and helicopters’ rotor hydraulic servo actuators and flight control assemblies. WH Brennan also represents Blast Deflectors Inc. (BDI) for its range of jet-blast deflectors (JBD) and ground run-up enclosures (GRE) for aircraft engine run-tests, accomplishing more than 20 installations in Changi Airport for both new and relocated projects. The company is also approved by several air agencies including in Singapore, the U.S. and Europe, and is an approved facility for the U.S. Transportation Department for the hydrostatic testing of pressurized vessels.

LINK #1229

7. Third-Party Logistics Services

Company: Keppel Logistics

Product: Integrated logistics solutions

Specifications: Keppel Logistics is the logistics arm of Singapore-listed Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation, a third-party logistics services provider with regional coverage in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia and China. The company provides one-stop, integrated logistics solutions to help clients manage their end-to-end supply chain requirements. Its newest facility, Tampines Logistics Hub, is designed to manage the time-critical supply chain requirements of the healthcare and aerospace industries. Located close to Changi International Airport and Seletar Aerospace Park, the warehouse is able to provide logistics fulfillment to the hangars. Its certification includes ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, ISO13485, GDPMDS, GDP, HACCP and Secure Trade Partnership.

LINK #1230

8. Higher-Accuracy Temperature Probe

Company: Esterline

Product: Total Air Temperature Probe RP350

Specifications: Esterline total air temperature (TAT) probe RP350 is certified for Airbus long-range (A330 and A340) and single-aisle aircraft (A320 family). The RP350 offers a mean time between failure greater than 50,000 hr. including heater cable greater than 500,000 hr., a high accuracy in dry air (better than +/-0.4C [+/-31F] in cruise and deicing heat error lower than 1C at low speed) and in severe icing conditions. Its TAT probe is compliant with JAR25 icing certification requirements and is compliant with MIL-P-27723-E deicing requirements. The ceramic sensing element is a calibrated dual platinum RTD. The RP350 is fully interchangeable with the 102EH2EB TAT Sensor.

LINK #1231

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