PartsBase Opens Sao Paulo Office

New Brazilian sales director also hired.


Boca Raton, FL –- PartsBase, Inc. continues to expand its focus on international recruiting to its online community at PartsBase.com with the addition of Sao-Paulo based Sales Director Marcos Pettena.

In addition to enriching Website content with industry news, articles and insights, the company is actively recruiting Brazilian subscribers to provide all members with increased access to business opportunities in Brazil’s dynamic aviation, aerospace and defense market. The company’s 2006 plans include:

  • Enhancing current parts locator functionality with powerful new search capabilities. For example, PartsBase.com recently added FAA PMA search capabilities to enable members to cross-reference PMA and alternate OEM numbers for better search results. The company also plans to enhance inventory management tools and community features such as the PartsBase Bulletin Board.

  • Expanding current customer advertising programs, which include targeted banner and billboard ads, and high-impact streaming video. PartsBase has hired additional resources for video production capability to enable advertisers to produce affordable, high-impact corporate videos on the web.

  • Targeting international subscribers to expand community resources on PartsBase.com. PartsBase will travel to industry events such as Asian Aerospace 2006, Farnborough International Airshow (UK), the Paris Air Show, the FIDAE Santiago and more.

"The aviation, aerospace and defense industries are no longer concentrated in a few specific regions," says PartsBase President Robert M. Lantz. "Now, innovative companies are appearing in Brazil and around Latin America. Our membership initiatives in Brazil reflect our ambition to bring access to this strategic region to all members of the PartsBase community."

"Brazil is now a leading force in the world’s aviation and aerospace community," says Sao-Paulo based Partsbase Sales Director Marcos Pettena, "Embraer is the world's fourth-largest aircraft maker. There also are some innovative partnerships forming, like the joint venture between Embraer and China Aviation Industry for five ERJ145 planes."

Pettena, who joined PartsBase after successfully using the PartsBase parts locator service to purchase a jet engine, started with the company on January 23.

Operating the world’s largest aviation, aerospace, and defense exchange, PartsBase facilitates worldwide exposure of more than 45 million line items representing billions of individual parts. With powerful listing tools and advanced parts locator technology, PartsBase makes it easy to maintain and search live inventory.

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