StandardAero acquires TRS Ireland to expand component repair capabilities
Turbine Repair Service (TRS) Global Services’ subsidiary, TRS Ireland, has been acquired by Scottsdale, Arizona-headquartered StandardAero.
TRS Ireland is a highly specialized provider of component repair and manufacturing processes for a large range of industrial, aeroderivative and aircraft gas turbines. The acquisition will continue to expand StandardAero’s Components, Helicopters & Accessories (CH&A) division and its worldwide portfolio of MRO and component repair services.
TRS Ireland is a privately held company operating from Cork, Ireland, with nearly 70,000 square feet of MRO operations and more than 100 employees. The company has a large installed base of current customers that includes Siemans, GE, Rolls-Royce, MTU, Safran, ITC, Doncasters and many others.
The company has extensive experience as an OEM-approved specialty coating provider of engine component repair and MRO services on blades, vanes and other hot section components for both new engines and a rising number of mature engines and a variety of applications. The company, which has more than 180 OEM approvals/licenses and unique FAA and EASA certifications, is also known as a trusted partner supporting gas turbine users worldwide with customized services, outstanding quality, cost-effective pricing and fast turn times.
“TRS Ireland has a long-standing, hard-earned reputation in the industry as a reliable service partner and will bring immediate growth and opportunity for StandardAero,” said Russell Ford, Chairman & CEO of StandardAero. “The company has also been extremely successful in implementing lean manufacturing initiatives to drive efficiency, which is very much in line with StandardAero’s operating model.”
“TRS Ireland’s robust and long-tenured engineering and development team has extensive intellectual property around turbine airfoil and coating technologies and we see significant opportunities to leverage these capabilities and capacity to the fast growing aerospace and aeroderivative turbine engine repair markets,” added Rick Stine, President of StandardAero’s CH&A Division.
With the addition of TRS Ireland, StandardAero now has 40 primary repair facilities located on five continents with more than 6,400 employees worldwide.
BlueSky Business Aviation News | 23rd January 2020 | Issue #541