Patrick Caligiuri – Vehicle Sales Manager stated, “It’s always impressive to see up close everything that goes into supporting such a big event like this. On behalf of the Tronair team, we were very happy to help out in any way we could."
SWANTON, Ohio (PRWEB) February 08, 2019
Game Time for the Eagle eJP-12 Towbarless Vehicle
Tronair, Inc. (“Tronair”), a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital is proud to announce the successful completion of equipment supporting the big game in Atlanta. It’s estimated that around 1 million people traveled to Atlanta for the game, which created the need to move roughly 700-900 aircraft. Tronair assisted our local FBO partners by donating ground support equipment including our new eJP-12 towbarless vehicle.
With such a high volume of aircraft, having proven and reliable equipment is critical to safety. Our own Patrick Caligiuri – Vehicle Sales Manager was part of the team providing support in Atlanta. This was his second year in a row supporting the game. Patrick stated, “It’s always impressive to see up close everything that goes into supporting such a big event like this. FBOs handle aircraft every day; but to do it at that large of a scale, it has to be carefully planned and well-supported. On behalf of the Tronair team, we were very happy to help out in any way we could.”
The eJP-12 is one of our newest vehicles and it performed very well with all of the aircraft. The eJP-12 is assembled at our state of the art facility in Swanton, Ohio by the trusted team at Eagle Tugs. It features Zero Degree Technology for industry leading turning capabilities. Operators are able to position aircraft more precisely as the motors independently turn to reduce the space required to maneuver. The eJP-12 is designed to safely and efficiently move regional and large cabin business jets in all weather conditions. In addition, Tronair also donated the JP100S towbarless tug and a number of assorted aircraft towbars for the event.
Tronair’s mission is to provide our customers with high-quality aviation ground support equipment and asset management solutions to safely, reliably and productively maintain and manage their aircraft; enable the world to fly safely and comfortably; and support our military and allies in the defense of our shared freedoms.
Tronair is the global leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of GSE for business, commercial and military aircraft. Tronair's broad product line of GSE, comprised of over 1,500 products, is used by over 350 unique aircraft platforms. Tronair emphasizes innovation, reliability, customer focus, and building quality equipment to exceed customers’ expectations. As a result, Tronair enjoys an excellent reputation with aircraft OEMs, fixed based operators, maintenance and repair providers, corporate hangars, commercial airlines, defense contractors and military airbases around the world. Tronair is based in Swanton, Ohio and has been in operation since 1971. http://www.tronair.com
About Eagle Tugs:
Eagle Tugs has been manufacturing the most reliable and functional tow tractors for the aviation, cargo handling and industrial towing markets since 1969. Eagle Tugs are designed and manufactured in the United States and are backed by factory direct service and support. With a robust product line and the strongest warranty in the industry, Eagle Tugs provides the highest level of quality and service to customers globally. In addition to several industrial uses, Eagle Tugs can move fixed-wing and rotorcraft aircraft of most any size across the military, commercial, regional and business aviation and cargo markets. http://www.eagletugs.com
From its founding in 1935, Malabar has been a key supplier of ground support and maintenance equipment for commercial and military aircraft. Malabar’s primary business has been aircraft jacks, including axle jacks for changing aircraft wheels and tires and tripod jacks for in-hangar service of narrow-body and wide-body aircraft. Today, Malabar sells product in over 60 countries around the world and the product line has expanded to include B787 and A350 coolant service carts; hundreds of different types of fluid dispensers, test stands, weigh equipment, strut service equipment, nitrogen/oxygen equipment, wheel/brake equipment, engine stands as well as the spares, service and replacement parts associated with each product line. Malabar has a worldwide reputation for quality and service, with 24-hour online product support including emergency parts supply. http://www.malabar.com
About Columbus Jack / Regent:
Columbus Jack is the largest supplier of hydraulic jacks to the U.S. military and a leading supplier of hydraulic jacks to the commercial aerospace market. Columbus Jack consistently complies with tough military standards, which aligns well with their culture of quality and customer service. Columbus Jack was founded in the 1940s as a supplier to the U.S. military. Regent was founded in 1929, and over the course of time, has served most of the world’s airlines, airframe and aerospace manufacturing companies. http://www.columbusjack.com
DatcoMedia, via its EBIS software products, is the leading SaaS provider for the aviation ground services and equipment market. EBIS products were developed to meet the strict requirements of the FAA and customers for aircraft and ground support equipment repair, scheduling, planning, purchasing, inventory control, utilization optimization and resource allocation. EBIS is the system of record for thousands of users globally, including several of the largest global airlines, ground handlers, jet centers, engine repair shops and FBOs of all sizes. DatcoMedia was founded in 1999 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. http://www.datcomedia.com
About Golden Gate Capital:
Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $15 billion of capital under management. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types, including going-privates, corporate divestitures, and recapitalizations, as well as debt and public equity investments. Notable investments sponsored by Golden Gate Capital include Cole-Parmer, ANGUS, Springs Window Fashions, Humanetics Innovative Solutions, EP Minerals, and U.S. Silica. For more information, visit http://www.goldengatecap.com/
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