Revima’s Asia-Pacific landing gear MRO facility underway
Revima, the leading independent MRO specialized in APUs and Landing Gears, held its ground breaking ceremony in Chonburi, Thailand.
The groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of this new state-of-the-art landing gear overhaul facility took place today in presence of a large high-level delegation of Thai official representatives as well as Revima executives.
Attendees included: Mr Seksan Ruangwohan, Senior Executive of the Board of Investment of Thailand, Mrs Buppa Kamwinvasin, Director of Amata City Chonburi Industrial Estate, Mr Supanit Chantarasiri, Executive Director of the Eastern Economic Corridor, Viboon Kromadit, Director of Amata Corporation, Mr Sarun Benjanirat, Deputy Director of the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand, Mr Eric Sayettat, Economic Counselor at the French Embassy in Thailand, Mr Jean-François Goumy, Director of Business France in Thailand, Olivier Legrand, President & CEO of Revima Group, and Remy Maitam, President of Revima Asia-Pacific, as well as airline customers and partners such as Archetype & Thai Nakano in charge of the design & construction of the building.
The facility will focus on Airbus A320, Boeing 737 and ATR family landing gears. It will be equipped with the latest state-of-the-art machines and will include all necessary special processes for full in-house repair & overhaul of landing gears.
Digitally connected from its machines to its technical documentation, warehouses, monitoring and customer communication systems, it will also be environmentally friendly, with zero rejection waste water management systems and advanced fire detection and suppression technology. The 12000 m2 facility will employ up to 300 employees, and represents an investment of over 30 MUSD.
“We found Thailand to be a great choice due to its central location in Asia, its infrastructure, ease of doing business and workforce quality. Thailand will become our regional customer support hub for Asia-Pacific. Our objective is to deliver quality and customer service of the highest standards in the region to support our customers’ operations. We aim to have our facility fully certified and ready to ship to our customers by the first quarter of 2020.” said Olivier Legrand, President & CEO of Revima.