Piqua, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2014 – Hartzell Propeller Inc. named Segers Aviation SA as a Recommended Service Facility in the Dubai Airport Free Zone, United Arab Emirates.
The Segers Group of companies consists of specialists in engine and propeller overhaul, with other locations strategically situated in the U.S., U.K., South Africa and Singapore. Segers Group is the parent company of Proptech Portsmouth Ltd. in the U.K., which has been a Hartzell Recommended Service Facility for more than 20 years.
“Hartzell Propeller is very pleased to add another international propeller maintenance expert to our growing network of Recommended Service Facilities,” said company President Joe Brown. “Segers Aviation is able to draw on Proptech Portsmouth’s decades of propeller expertise and is located in one of the fastest growing free zones in the region.”
Service Network Has High Standards
“Our Recommended Service Facility Network is held to rigorous standards, which in many cases significantly exceed those of the governing airworthiness authorities. Hartzell strongly encourages its customers to use a Hartzell Recommended Service Facility for propeller repairs and overhauls,” he added.
As a member of the network, Segers Aviation offers the highest-quality propeller overhaul and repair work available today, reflecting Hartzell’s strong customer commitment to quality and performance.
Segers Aviation in Dubai joins an impressive network of Hartzell recommended service facilities located throughout the Americas, Europe, New Zealand, Australia and Malaysia. The network of affiliated facilities, with factory trained technicians and state of the art equipment, ensures that owners and operators of Hartzell propellers are only a short flight, or drive, away from the best Hartzell recommended propeller service in the industry.
Segers Aviation’s Commercial Director Peter Clift said, "Segers Aviation SA is excited to be appointed as a Hartzell Recommended Service Facility. The partnership with Hartzell is a natural fit given our mutual commitment to outstanding propeller support and our desire to offer OEM approved propeller maintenance in the Middle East and surrounding regions.”
About Segers Group
Segers Aviation SA is a part of Segers Group. Segers companies operate in aviation maintenance and aftermarket support in the U.S., U.K., UAE, South Africa and Singapore. It is committed to providing the highest standards of service across a range of platforms. Segers Aero holds approvals from the FAA, EASA, SACAA, GCAA & other regulators. The company is committed to continuous improvement and quality control in every aspect of business.
About the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA)
The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA) is an organization that deals with import and export trades and services. Launched in 1996, DAFZA is the governing body that administers trade licenses and visas to international companies wanting to do business from Dubai within the freezone. It offers a modern and comprehensive environment in which to do business, including tax and duty exemptions.
About Hartzell Propeller Inc.
Hartzell Propeller is the global leader in advanced technology propeller design and manufacturing with over 3,700 propellers delivered annually to business, commercial and government customers. The company designs these next generation propellers with innovative “blended airfoil” technology and manufactures them with revolutionary machining centers and robotics. With ASC-II™ composite technology, Hartzell delivers optimal performance, strength, and durability with carbon fiber blades.
Hartzell Propeller and its sister company, Hartzell Engine Technologies LLC, form the general aviation business unit of Tailwind Technologies Inc. This growing aerospace technology company also includes Hartzell Aerospace and Mayday Manufacturing. For more info on Hartzell Propeller go to www.hartzellprop.com.