Helicopter Industry in Louisiana and Gulf Region shows strength as Precision Heliparts of Louisiana doubles its size
LAFAYETTE, La., Feb. 18, 2014 / PRNewswire / – Lafayette, Lousiana based Precision Heliparts – Louisiana (PHP-LA) has announced that it has doubled the size of its facility to 10,000 square feet. This expansion comes just 18 months since PHP-LA’s parent company Precision Aviation Group (PAG) announced it had opened the new facility.
The expansion of the Lafayette facility increases the global footprint of PAG companies to nearly 200,000 square feet. “PHP-LA was opened to better support our rotary-wing customers in the Gulf Region, but we have been successful in the fixed-wing market as well,” said PAG President and CEO, David Mast. “Our growth strategy focuses on making investments in sales and service facilities close to where our customers are located. The success of the PHP-LA facility validates how important it is to maintain this focus as we continue to grow.”
“Our facility expansion was driven by the growth of our Repair Station operations, PHP-LA inventory, and our employee ranks,” said Keith Stringer, Director of Sales PHP-LA. “We are excited about the new facility and look forward to expanding the number of products and services we can provide to operators in the Gulf Region.”
PHP-LA is a Precision Aviation Group Company. Precision Aviation Group (PAG) is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the Worldwide Aerospace and Defense industry. With 9 facilities in 7 international cities with nearly 200,000 square feet of sales and service facilities in the United States, Canada, Singapore and Australia, PAG uses its distinct business units and customer focused business model to serve aviation customers through two business functions – Aviation Supply Chain and its trademarked Inventory Supported Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul – ISMRO®.
PAG provides industry leading aviation MRO and Supply Chain Solutions Worldwide for both Fixed and Rotary-wing aircraft through its 9 operating companies: Precision Heliparts – PHP (www.heliparts.com); Precision Aviation Services – PAS (www.pas-pag.com); Precision Accessories & Instruments – PAI (www.precisionaccessories.com); Precision Heliparts Canada – PHP-C (www.heliparts.ca); Precision Accessories & Instruments Canada – PAI-C (www.pai-canada.com); PHP-Instruments & Accessories – PHP-IA, PHP-LA (www.heliparts.com); Precision Aero Technology –PAT (www.precisionaerotechnology.com) and Precision Aviation Group Australia PTY LTD – PHP-AU and PAI-AU. PAG subsidiaries have MRO capabilities on over 21,000 products, including Accessories and Instruments, Avionics, Hydraulics, Starter/Generators, and Wheels/Brakes – (www.precisionaviationgroup.com).