CRS Jet Spares, a Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based AS9120/ISO 9001-certified provider of aviation parts, has named Marcus Cortez to the position of quality systems manager and Robert Friedman to quality director. “Quality within an organization is the requirement of all within CRS; however the ultimate responsibility for ensuring the organization is in compliance with the quality standards of AS9120/ISO9001 will be in the hands of Cortez and Friedman. Their industry experience and quality backgrounds will be a great asset,” said CRS president and CEO Armando Leighton.
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CRS Jet Spareshas named Luis Tapiato its Repair Control Group as acustomer advocate in the role ofrepair control coordinator. The CRS RCG, responsible for vendor and asset management, interfaces with customers on managing repairs and providing technical information. Tapia is an A&P mechanic and has been in the aviation industry for more than 20 years in roles ranging from component repairman, manager of a repair station, sales regional manager to purchasing manager for a charter flight department.
CRS Jet Spares has named Luis Tapia to its Repair Control Group as a customer advocate in the role of repair control coordinator. The CRS RCG, responsible for vendor and asset management, interfaces with customers on managing repairs and providing technical information. Tapia is a licensed A&P and has been in the aviation industry for more than 20 years in roles ranging from component repairman, manager of a repair station, sales regional manager to purchasing manager for a charter flight department.
CRS Jet Spares has been in business for more than 30 years, providing aftermarket parts support for a variety of business jets. Based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Corporate Rotable & Supply (CRS) opened in 1982 in Hialeah, Florida, specializing at first in the Sabreliner jet. Over the years, the company has expanded to serve a variety of aircraft: Gulfstreams, including the Astra and G100; Hawkers; Challengers; Falcons; Learjets and Beechjets.
Apple iPads continue to flood cockpits, from ultralights to airliners, and here at NBAA ’12, several companies are offering mounts for the popular electronic tablets.
CRS Jet Spares, a business aviation aftermarket parts supplier, has been authorized to be Securaplane’s sales and service center in Brazil. The authorization is an extension of the relationship the two companies have in the U.S.
The CRS base of operations in Fort Lauderdale makes it geographically desirable as a gateway for the South American market. CRS also plans to establish a facility in Brazil that will be a sales, logistics and service center supporting the aftermarket needs of Gulfstream, Challenger, Hawker, Falcon and Lear operators.
CRS Jet Spares has signed a memorandum of understanding to form CRS Jet Spares Asia–a joint venture between CRS and Singapore-based AGA Logistics & Parts. The new company will be based in Singapore and will begin operations by supporting Gulfstreams, Learjets, Hawkers, Falcons and Challengers. “Our core business is tip-to-tail parts support for out-of-production or non-warranty aircraft,” said Jack Caloras, CRS Jet Spares vice president of sales and operations.
Aftermarket parts supplier CRS Jet Spares will hold its annual NBAA Harley Davidson motorcycle giveaway contest at Booth No. C10829 tomorrow at 3 p.m. An NBAA exhibitor for more than 20 years, CRS will give one lucky convention attendee a 2011 Harley Davidson Sportster SuperLow XL883L.
CRS Jet Spares will be giving away a new Apple iPad on Wednesday at 4 p.m. To be eligible, participants must provide a business card to the company and be present at its booth (Booth No. 470) at the time of the giveaway. “The technology behind the new Apple iPad coincides perfectly with our goal to have our finger on the pulse and provide what our customers want,” said CRS founder and president Armando Leighton Jr.
Aviation parts supplier CRS Jet Spares announced plans to expand green initiatives aimed at reducing the environmental impact of its operations. To date the company’s programs have focused on reuse of crates, wood and packing material at its processing and receiving department, efforts that thus far have reduced processing waste by 50 percent. CRS Jet Spares reports its green program makes good business sense.
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