Paris, Amstelveen, 14 October 2010 – To mark its tenth anniversary, KLM subsidiary EPCOR will formally open a new APU line for the Embraer 170 and 190 series (APS 2300). In adding this cutting-edge capability to its portfolio, EPCOR demonstrates that it can confidently face the future. It is not only providing APU maintenance for B737NGs, B777s, A320s, A330s and A340s, but also offering maintenance for pneumatic components on the majority of the Boeing and Airbus fleet.
Founded in 2000, EPCOR is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KLM Engineering and Maintenance operating within the AIR FRANCE KLM group. Since it began operating, EPCOR has been offering MRO services for Auxiliary Power Units (APUs) and pneumatic components fitted to a wide range of commercial aircraft. In addition to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and AIR FRANCE, EPCOR serves a worldwide customer base of 20 airlines with over 270 aircraft.
Strong expertise and experience. EPCOR stands out for its unique combination of operator experience and MRO capability, which are brought to the market at competitive prices. EPCOR provides APU maintenance for B737NGs, B777s, A320s, A330s and A340s. To mark its tenth anniversary, EPCOR will formally open its APU shop for the Embraer 170 and 190 series (APS 2300). This is clear proof that EPCOR is investing in new technologies while expanding its APU maintenance portfolio. EPCOR additionally offers maintenance for pneumatic components on the majority of the Boeing and Airbus fleet, distinguishing itself with these state-of-the-art services used for the B777 ACM and many other models.
Confidence in the future. Paul Chün, EPCOR’s managing director said: “With ten years’ experience under our belt, we are looking to the future by adding the new APS2300 capability to our portfolio. This clearly shows our confidence in the future, based on cutting-edge innovation and continuous dialogue with our customers.”
About AFI KLM E&M
Following the merger between AIR FRANCE and KLM, Air France Industries and KLM Engineering & Maintenance joined forces to become the world-leading multi-product MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul) provider. With a joint workforce of over 14,000, AFI KLM E&M offers comprehensive technical support capabilities for airline operators ranging from engineering and aero structures work to the management, repair and supply of aircraft parts and components, backed by a powerful logistics network. Together they support more than 1,230 aircraft operated by over 150 major international airlines.