Kapco Global and Avio-Diepen Finalize Agreement To Join Forces

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New combined organization will provide aerospace supply and distribution services from 12 facilities in 8 countries.

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With our combined experience, scale, and resources, we will be better able to deliver the solutions our customers and suppliers want and need.

Kapco Global and Avio-Diepen are pleased to announce that as of today, a signed agreement to join forces to form the world’s leading independent aerospace distributor has been signed. The move combines the expertise of two of the industry’s leading independent parts distribution businesses which collectively have 110 years of experience supporting the MRO, OEM and airline market. The partnership will significantly strengthen each company’s position as a world-leading distributor of expendable parts and provider of customized inventory management solutions to the global aerospace industry. With 600 employees, the new combined organization will operate from 12 facilities in 8 countries, ensuring a greatly enhanced global footprint, particularly in the major markets of North & South America, Europe and Asia.

Andrew Todhunter, CEO & President, Kapco Global, “I am very excited about the opportunity to bring two great organizations together. With our combined experience, scale, and resources, we will be better able to deliver the solutions our customers and suppliers want and need. This move simply makes sense as we both have the same vision, goals, and high standards. Together we are better resourced to support our market and deliver superior solutions and support. We can’t wait to start working together.”

Vincent van Campen, CEO & President, Avio-Diepen, “The combination of Avio-Diepen and Kapco Global creates a world-leading aerospace business with an impressive global footprint. Both companies have very similar work ethics, we know the market and hold our customers and suppliers in the highest of regards. We will offer an even stronger portfolio of products and inventory management solutions with greater global reach and local expertise.”

About Kapco Global
Kapco Global is a leading independent global aerospace parts distribution business headquartered in Brea, California. As well as providing traditional distribution services to airlines, MROs and OEMs, the company also provides a range of inventory management solutions designed to reduce operating costs and improve supply chain performance. The company’s focus is on providing outstanding quality and value by better understanding its customers and delivering time-based service advantages.
Kapco Global was founded over 40 years ago and has grown five-fold in the last 10 years, building a distribution portfolio of over 400,000 different parts spanning electrical interconnect, cabin and interior to precision mechanical components, sensing and switching devices to seals and fluid management system products.
Kapco Global is 100% employee-owned employs 400 people, operating nine facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, all strategically positioned to better serve its core markets. http://www.kapco-global.com

About Avio-Diepen
As one of the leading global aircraft parts distributors, Avio-Diepen’s core business is the timely delivery of aircraft parts when and where our customers need them worldwide. Avio-Diepen not only delivers aircraft parts, but also efficiency, availability, reliability and connectivity. We specialize in optimizing Supply Chain processes with a variety of time and cost saving solutions.

Whether you fly, maintain or manufacture equipment for Airbus, Boeing or regional aircraft, we are there with innovative solutions to improve aircraft parts supply chains worldwide.

Celebrating 70 years of experience in the aerospace market, Avio-Diepen means reliable service to Operators & MRO's and OEM customers in more than 100 countries. Our stocking locations and customer service centers are located in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Sydney. http://www.avio-diepen.com

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Desiree Garcia
Marketing and Communications
Kapco Global
+1 714 2235400

Coz Worthington
Marketing and Communications
Avio-Diepen Corporate

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