ITS, which opened its APAC-region office in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, earlier this year, showcased its various capabilities and its growing global supply chain at MRO Americas 2019 in Atlanta.
The company’s airframe business provides individual components, complex systems and solutions to airlines, leasing companies, MROs, OEMs and resellers, while its engine business provides entire engine sales and leasing, components, systems and services. The company, which offers a wide variety of Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) across multiple aircraft, also purchases end-of-life aircraft and engines as part of its strategy to increase inventory.
The Arizona-based company, founded by Scott Tinker and Ryan Kohnke in 2002, has grown in recent years and has expanded its global presence considerably. in October last year, the company celebrated the fifth anniversary of its office in Dublin, Ireland. The facility center, which is a major stocking facility for airframe components, supports the company’s customer base in Europe, Middle East and Africa. With its Malaysia office, ITS has its eyes set on the Asia Pacific market, which is expected to grow the fastest among all the regions.
In November 2018, ITS announced that it had signed a multi-year contract extension with a top-tier, US-based airline to provide exclusive dismantlement and material consignment for the Boeing 737. A month later, it acquired multiple Airbus and Boeing aircraft, including an Airbus A319 Enhanced and multiple Boeing 737 NGs. In January this year, the company announced that it had acquired its first Airbus A330, thus giving it the capability to offer nose-to-tail support to meet increasing demand for A330 aftermarket material. Last month, the company, which was named among the country’s fastest growing private businesses for the seventh consecutive year in 2018, celebrated a major milestone when its employee count hit 100.