FREDERICKSBURG, VA – January 2, 2014 – Zenith Aviation, an industry-leading aircraft parts supply and logistics support company, has taken over the entire 44,000-square foot building in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where its corporate headquarters is based.
The recent acquisition of Affinity Fidelis Consulting and Technologies — part of a strategic plan to expand the firm’s government contracting business — brought with it additional personnel, dictating the expansion. Zenith will now be able to have both the commercial business and the government contracting business in one location.
“This is an important part of our strategic expansion plan for Zenith,” said Bob Stanford, President and CEO of Zenith. “As our business grows, it helps immensely to have everything in one place.”
ZENITH AVIATION CORPORATE BACKGROUNDER
Zenith Aviation was formed in 2002 when the company was awarded the exclusive marketing and distribution rights for all spare parts for the out-of-production Dornier 328 regional airline aircraft, both the turbine-powered and turboprop models.
In 2012 Zenith invested more than $3 million to increase the size of its secure, climate-controlled warehouse, bringing the total size to 44,000 square feet, including a state-of-the-art parts automated inventory storage and retrieval system to improve storage capabilities and operational efficiencies.
Zenith adheres to the highest quality management systems in the industry and has earned certifications in both the AS9120 Rev. A and ISO 9001:2008 quality standards. The company retains these certifications through annual audits conducted by BSI, the industry leading ISO 9001 certification body, as well as through regular on-site client audits.
Zenith has more that 46,000 line items currently in stock. In addition to the Dornier 328, the company stocks parts for Bombardier, Embraer, Agusta, ATR, Bell Helicopter and Hawker Beechcraft aircraft. Zenith is also experienced in providing third-party logistics support for companies that require turnkey storage solutions for their parts and supply needs.
Zenith Aviation is based in Fredericksburg, VA — a designated HUB Zone — and is centrally located to serve a wide range of customers within the National Capital Region and worldwide.
For more information, contact Zenith Aviation at 540/361-7700 or access www.zenithaviation.com.