Western Aero Further Optimizes Productivity with Quantum Control

SAN DIEGO, CA, October 30, 2013 – Component Control announced today that Western Aero, an award winning FAA and EASA certified aircraft services and repair company, has further improved operations by using Quantum ControlTM MRO and Logistics software to optimize online parts sales and operations event management. An ISO-AS9120 accredited vendor and Diamond Award designee from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Western Aero has provided parts and industry benchmark overhaul and repair services to both commercial and military aircraft since 1989.

“The new Quantum modules will improve services to our customers in two distinct ways: the Parts Search App will allow customers to quickly search inventory and send RFQ’s or purchase orders through our website to expedite repair needs; and the Event Module will refine our entire operations by automating push communications that keep processes moving and information flowing to the right people at the right time to keep us ahead of business issues,” said Scott Balfanz, President, Western Aero.

The Quantum Parts Search App can be embedded on a company website page or social media page automatically linking customers to available inventory, services, and parts information such as time & cycles, tag data.  Part serial numbers can also be included on line items to further assist on purchasing decisions.

The Event Manager module sends automated email or fax messages to your staff, customers or suppliers based on the occurrence of specific events such as sales information, core management updates, new purchase orders or shipping alerts and includes settings to automate report scheduling.

In addition to recently winning a World Class Team award through Northrop Grumman’s annual Socio-Economic Business Program (SEBP), Western Aero holds numerous quality and service accolades including being a Northrop Grumman Platinum and Boeing Silver source supplier.

Quantum ControlTM is a fully integrated business software solution. Developed specifically for aviation MRO, Manufacturing and Logistics organisations, it promotes best practices and improves business processes with a single database integrated solution that can be flexibly deployed as a dedicated in-house system, or be hosted via a third-party cloud.  Quantum Control's personalized configuration settings provide individual users with an intuitive interface which improves the bottom line through optimized productivity. 

The Quantum Control MRO, Manufacturing, and Logistics solution installed at Western Aero operates on a highly scalable and secure OracleTM database and includes a range of logistics and business modules.  For more information on the specific modules purchased by Western Aero, please see appendix one below.

About Western Aero

Western Aero is a spare part and overhaul facility to the world's B707 and DC-10 market including, KC-135, KC-10, DC-10, JSTARS, E-6B, AND E-3 aircraft. Founded in 1989 in Colorado, Western Aero Services quickly became known for its expertise with 707 aircraft. Over the past two decades, Western Aero Services has expanded its operations to include a woman-owned airframe repair facility and has grown its inventory and knowledge base to include a wider range of Boeing and Douglas aircraft, including B707, B727, B737, B747, and DC-10 aircraft. In early 2012, the company moved its operations base to a new state of the art repair and manufacturing facility in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please visit Western Aero.

About Component Control

Component Control, based in San Diego, Calif., is a leading developer and provider of MRO, Manufacturing, and Logistics Software solutions for the aviation industry. Its core product, Quantum Control, provides advanced aviation management support to original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket service divisions, component repair and overhaul companies, fixed base operators, aircraft completion centers, airlines, MRO facilities, and part distribution/redistribution companies. Quantum is installed in over 50 countries and can be deployed as a single-site or multinational solution.

Stockmarket.aero, also from Component Control, is an online aviation parts trading marketplace giving users access to a comprehensive search engine that includes parts in stock, MRO capabilities and part alternatives. StockMarket.aero currently lists over 50 million qualified line items of inventory and capability from over 3,000 aircraft parts vendors.

Component Control won the ‘Best IT Software Provider’ category in the Aircraft Technology Engineering and Maintenance Awards 2012. 

For more information, please visit www.componentcontrol.com and www.StockMarket.aero.