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As Chromalloy continues to break new ground in gas turbine technology, we are often featured in publications around the world. The following are some of the most recent occurrences in the areas of aerospace, aeroderivative, industrial gas turbine and military engines.


2016 In The News

16
Jun
Chromalloy further expands and invests in component manufacturing support and repair services Chromalloy, a leader in gas turbine engine component repair, advanced coatings, manufacturing support and asset management, has completed a major investment and further expansion of its component manufacturing support and repair capabilities in Tilburg, Netherlands.
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16
Mar
Problems and Solutions for Remote Monitoring and Diagnostic Systems In an era where information is power and computational data is vital to plant operators, monitoring and diagnostic systems are supporting the operation of industrial gas turbines worldwide.
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16
Mar
Chromalloy appoints Rich Feely as Vice President of Global Sales Chromalloy has appointed a seasoned executive to provide leadership of commercial aerospace sales.
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29
Feb
Guiliano to lead new Chromalloy asset management business US firm Chromalloy has appointed Jim Guiliano to lead its newly formed asset management services division.
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3
Feb
Chromalloy Arabia Establishes Sales, Support Office at Dubai Airport Free Zone Chromalloy Arabia announced the opening of its new sales and customer support office in Dubai Airport Free Zone. The announcement came during Chromalloy Arabia’s participation in MRO Middle East 2016.
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2015 In The News

18
Nov
Chromalloy appoints Brian Sartain as Vice President, Commercial Aero & Military Strategic Business Unit Chromalloy has named Brian Sartain, a senior aerospace executive, as the company’s Vice President, Commercial Aero & Military Strategic Business Unit (SBU).
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13
Nov
Chromalloy unveils turbine engine component machining facility At a grand opening ceremony and tour in Guaymas, Mexico, Chromalloy officials announced that the company’s new state-of-the-art gas turbine engine machining facility is operational and producing first article test production on aircraft engine components.
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12
Oct
Chromalloy and Arabian Qudra partner in new joint venture Chromalloy has formed a new joint venture with partner Arabian Qudra – Chromalloy Arabia – to provide the region’s growing energy and aerospace sectors.
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4
Oct
Chromalloy And Arabian Qudra Partner In new joint venture. Chromalloy Arabia aims to serve the region’s growing energy and aerospace sectors and provide Gas Turbine Engine Operators with Complete Maintenance Solutions growing energy and aerospace sectors and provide Gas Turbine Engine Operators with Complete Maintenance Solutions
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5
Jun
Chromalloy to double component output in Mexico Chromalloy has broken ground on a new facility in Guaymas, Mexico which will see the number of engine components it manufactures in the country double.
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22
May
Chromalloy Material Solutions Unveils New Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Sales and Warehouse Operation Chromalloy today announced a new Fort Lauderdale, Florida, sales and warehouse facility to house its growing Chromalloy Material Solutions (CMS) business unit.
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30
Jan
Who's Where Don Huth has been appointed director of operations at Chromalloy’s Orangeburg, New York, turbine engine manufacturing and repair center. He was manager of the Eaton Corp.’s Manufacturing Center of Excellence. Ben Sommerville has been named director of engineering at Chromalloy’s engine component service center in Phoenix.
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2014 In The News

3
Nov
Chromalloy appoints new EMEA director
Bas Hendriksen has joined Chromalloy as the company’s EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Account Manager Previously Hendriksen was regional sales director at Zodiac Aircraft Interior Systems, responsible for the Middle East, North Africa and France accounts. Earlier he was director, sales & product development, at Norbain Benelux. Prior to
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15
Sep
Chromalloy wins new contract work on Air Force’s KC-135
The Air Force Sustainment Center at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma has awarded Chromalloy Component Services Inc. an $8.15 million task order to perform upgrades for F-108 engines in support of KC-135 tanker aircraft. The work will be performed at Chromalloy’s facility in San Antonio and it should
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15
Aug
Extreme Coatings
At Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) facility in Florida, a robotic arm made use of an ultra high-temperature flame to spray a thermal barrier coating (TBC) onto a blade.
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31
Jul
Addressing user concerns from the GT air inlet out to the transmission line
CTOTF’s 39th year of service to the electric power industry concludes with the organization’s 2014 Fall Conference & Trade Show, September 7-11, at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego. The program is fluid, with updates posted at www.ctotf.org as they are received. You can register for the meeting and
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7
May
Chromalloy labs receive testing accreditation
Chromalloy, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., announces that the six laboratories at the company’s Engineering Center of Excellence have received ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation, validating international standards requirements for testing services. The following Chromalloy labs were accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board/ACLASS: Metallurgy, Modal, Fatigue, Airflow, Metrology
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13
Apr
Chromalloy Delivers First Parts to Rolls-Royce
Chromalloy reported it made its first delivery of components to Rolls-Royce plc for the Trent XWB program, a turbofan jet engine developed for the Airbus A350 XWB wide body aircraft. The new jet is expected to make its commercial debut later this year.
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25
Feb
Chromalloy renews 10-year agreement with Solar Turbine as preferred supplier
Chromalloy has renewed a 10-year agreement with Solar Turbines Inc. to provide component repairs and new production support for the manufacturer’s power systems in the oil, natural gas and power generation industries.
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27
Jan
Chromalloy enters into three new long-term agreements
Chromalloy has entered into three new long-term parts and service agreements with Pratt & Whitney for manufacturing and supply chain activities on PurePower PW1100GJMs and aftermarket support on older engines. Chromalloy will produce investment cast parts and provide advanced coatings, machining and drilling on components of the PurePower and
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2013 In The News

12
Dec
Enhancing Production of Coatings for Turbine Components: Pre-Mixing Codep Powder with a Microencapsulated Activator
Coatings are applied to turbine components in a wide variety of materials and applications, ranging from diffusion coatings developed in the 1980s to plasma sprayed metallic overlays developed in the years that followed, and ceramic and thermal barrier coatings that began to appear the mid-1990s.
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25
Nov
Adding A Link To The Supply Chain
Chromalloy, a supplier of gas turbine engine component repairs, coatings and castings, announced its acquisition of Trac Group, a Tier 1 component supplier to the aerospace and energy industries.
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12
Nov
Thinking about gas-turbine M&D? Don’t overlook Chromalloy’s Tiger
One of the featured presentations at CTOTF’s™ Generator, High-Voltage, and I&C Roundtable was “Techniques for Effective Monitoring and Diagnostics of Gas Turbines,” by Dr Charlie Nicol, diagnostic systems manager for Turbine Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chromalloy. The presentation extended the underlying theme of the user group’s
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7
Nov
Chromalloy Expanding Manufacturing Capabilities to Become aMaster Alloy Producer
Chromalloy today announced it is expanding its investment casting foundry in Tampa, Florida, to include a master alloy operation. “Chromalloy’s new vacuum induction melting furnace will be fully operational in December 2013 at our state-of-the-art investment foundry,” said Carlo Luzzatto, President. “Over the next 90 days we will meet
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20
Sep
Accelerating new technologies into commercialisation
Utilising a collaborative R&D environment, a new applied research centre in Virginia is fostering breakthroughs in surface engineering and manufacturing systems — and speeding developments into manufacturing. James Whitton, Chromalloy program manager for the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing and director of operations there, reports on the success of
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16
Aug
Honeywell choses Chromalloy for repair and supply deals
August 16, 2013 MRO Network - Chromalloy has signed a repair license and supplier agreement with Honeywell, which will see Chromalloy repair and manufacture gas path components and provide thermal barrier coatings and other materials for aircraft engines.
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15
Aug
Chromalloy signs new agreements with Honeywell
August 15, 2013 AviTrader - Chromalloy announced a Repair License Agreement as well as a Supplier Agreement with Honeywell. The 10-year agreements cover aircraft engine components and engineering services for parts, and special coating processes.
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10
Jun
Chromalloy Appoints Industry Veteran Paul Dolan New Strategic Business Unit (SBU) Leader for Aerospace and Defense
June 10, 2013 Aviation Pros
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10
Jun
Chromalloy names Colombo as VP of Energy
June 10, 2013 Power Engineering
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1
May
Chromalloy Keeps Aircraft Engines Aloft
May/June 2013 www.metalfinishing.com - Advanced thermal barrier coatings ensure high-revving gas turbines "stay cool" under pressure.
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15
Apr
Raising the Barrier Bar
April 15, 2013 Aviation Week Thermal barrier coatings bulk up heat and corrosion resistance
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2012 In The News

12
Oct
Chromalloy Sponsors Industrial Casting Seminar for Tomorrow’s Engineers
Oct. 9, 2012, Aeromorning.com - Chromalloy today announced an industrial casting seminar for Virginia State University engineering students, as part of the company’s affiliation with the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM). The October 7-9 casting seminar is being held at Chromalloy’s newest superalloy foundry in Tampa, Florida,
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26
Jul
Chromalloy Begins Offering CF6-50 Aircraft Engine Teardown to Parts Suppliers
July 25, 2012 Aeromorning.com
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22
May
Enhanced CBN Blade Tip Systems for Improving Engine Efficiency
May 2012, Advanced Materials & Processes
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16
May
Aviation focus: Texas
Feb/Mar 2012 Aircraft Technology, Engineering & Maintenance
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17
Apr
Parts Pricing Puzzles
April 2012, Overhaul & Maintenance
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20
Mar
Sen. Isakson praises Chromalloy workers for taxpayers savings
Times-Herald.com
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2
Feb
My Experience as a Private-Equity CEO
The Wall Street Journal
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24
Jan
Chromalloy's Windsor, CT Turbine Engine Component Repair Station Receives "Approved Organization Exposition" Certificate
Director of Maintenance Magazine online
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2011 In The News

6
Dec
Advances in thermal barrier coatings
UBM Aviation Engine Yearbook, 2012 Since gas turbine jet engines were developed more than 70 years ago they have made significant, continuous improvements-- today's engines are more powerful, more fuel efficient
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5
Dec
Alumni Focus: Dr.Ravi Shankar
Fall 2011 Newsletter, Center for Thermal Spray Research In this year’s newsletter, we are pleased to recognize one of our distinguished alumni, Dr. Ravi Shankar, Director, Coating and Process Technologies, Chromalloy Gas Turbine LLC, in Orangeburg, NY.
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7
Oct
Aircraft operators look for quality, reliability- and savings- in alternative engine components
UBM Aviation MRO Yearbook, 2012Despite demonstrated performance and cost savings, the debate about the use of alternative materials continues.  Rob Church, director, sales & marketing at BELAC, provides a review of the company's parts- and performance record- in a bid to help set the record straight.
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15
Sep
Increasing Airline Profitability with Alternative Materials
AirFinance Journal, September 2011   The global airline industry has never had it tougher.  With fuel prices on the rise and unsteady recovery in the world economic markets, operators are looking for
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17
Aug
Chromalloy Establishes Subsidiary in Seoul, South Korea
AeroMorning.com, 8/17/2011   Chromalloy, a leading independent provider of advanced repairs, services and solutions for aerospace, industrial gas turbine (IGT) and aero-derivative engines,
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13
Jul
Japan Awards Chromalloy Repair Stations Approved Organization Exposition Certificates
aviationnews-online.com, 7/13/11   Two of Chromalloy's service centers have received Approved Organization Exposition certificates from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB).   The certificates
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24
Jun
Chromalloy is Quietly Crucial
McGraw Hill Show News - Paris 2011, 6/21/2011   Chromalloy comes to Paris 2011 with expanded facilities for developing and applying products to lengthen the lives of turbine engines while still allowing them to run hotter and thus
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22
Jun
Improved Sustainment of U.S. Air Force Aircraft Engines
The Exceptional Release (LOA), Summer 2011   As part of the nation's military strategy to address current and recent conflicts around the world, the U.S. Air Force has been flyng combat missions for more than 18 consecutive years.
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19
Apr
Braze Repair Reaches New Heights
Aviation Maintenance, April/May 2011   Want to know the latest, most innovative methods for extending the life of gas turbine engine components?  Read on.  The evolution in gas turbine engine design, component design and the materials used to
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15
Mar
Ancient Process Goes High-Tech at New Chromalloy Plant in Tampa
83degreesmedia.com, 3/15/2011   Next time you hop on an airplane or flip a light switch, consider this: Some of the parts that keep the plane in the air and the power plant humming may well have come from a shiny new manufacturing plant in Sabal Park,
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9
Mar
The Start of Something Big- Chromalloy Castings Starts New in Tampa
Foundry Management & Technology, February 2011   Chromalloy Castings opens a new investment casting plant to produce more-- and more varieties-- of the high-tech components for aerospace and IGT engines that are the basis of its global value chain.
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17
Feb
A Tour of Turbine Engine Parts Facility
amtonline.com, 2/10/11   A new state-of-the-art facility for casting turbine engine parts and components was unveiled last December in Tampa, FL, and members of the aviation maintenance media were there.
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7
Feb
Florida Governor Rick Scott Joins Chromalloy in Groundbreaking at New $5 Million Ceramic Core Production Facility in Tampa
Turbmomachinerymag.com, 2/3/2011Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Chromalloy officials and employees today as the company broke ground on a new $5 million ceramic core production facility in Tampa, Fla.
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3
Feb
An Ensemble Cast at Chromalloy
Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide, January/February 2011   Chromalloy, a company that repairs and manufactures new parts for gas turbines, has opened a new casting facility in Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.  The facility expands upon previous
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1
Feb
Rare Earth Coatings
Overhaul & Maintenance, January 2011   Chromalloy is celebrating the new year with a new thermal barrier coating for high pressure turbine (HPT) blades.  Known as RT-35 or simply "Low k," the coating is enhanced
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31
Jan
Chromalloy Opens State-of-the-Art Investment Casting Facility in Tampa, FL
InCast, January 2011   Chromalloy's new investment casting operation in Tampa, FL, which recently celebrated its grand opening, is fully operational and serving turbine engine suppliers around the world.
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20
Jan
A Culture, Not a Department
Aviation Maintenance, avmain-mag.com, 1/20/11   Aside from being a subtropical melting pot of many ethnic cultures, Tampa also serves as an incubator for another type of culture — that of customer service. In December, I visited Chromalloy at its ever-expanding facilities in Tampa, Florida. Chromalloy provides repairs, coatings and cast parts
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17
Jan
Casting a Wider Net
Aviation Week, 1/17/11   Chromalloy expands production capabilities with new, high-tech engine parts facility.  Chromalloy's $30-million investment in a new casting facility here signals its fine-tuned strategy to focus on engine parts that have higher engineering barriers to entry.
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1
Jan
Chromalloy Unveils New World Class Casting Center for Turbine Engine Parts and Components During Grand Opening in Tampa
Combined Cycle Journal, integrating-renewables.org, 1/1/11 New $30 Million State-of-the-Art Investment Casting Center Expands Company’s Tampa Production Capacity Chromalloy announced today that its new investment casting operation in Tampa, Fla., is fully operational and serving turbine engine operators around the world. “Chromalloy Castings is open for business at a new 150,000 square
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2010 In The News

17
Dec
Chromalloy Announces FAA Repair Specification Designated Engineering Representative
aia-aerospace.org, 12/17/10   Chromalloy announced today that Steve Schultz, Principal Engineer, has received special delegation from the Federal Aviation Administration as a Repair Specification Designated Engineering Representative (RS DER).   "Steve has demonstrated his deep technical expertise and achieved an important
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10
Dec
New FAA Rules for Major Structural Static Parts
Engine Air Magazine, Fall/Winter 2010   Aerospace companies that manufacture or repair certain static engine parts face new rules as a result of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Regulation 14 CFR Part 33, Section 33.70, which took effect in November 2007.  
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6
Dec
Establishing a Reputation
Overhaul & Maintenance, December 2010   During the summer of 2008, I was asked by The Carlyle Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the world- and a company I'd been working with for a number of years- to run Chromalloy, a company it had purchased the previous December. 
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3
Dec
Chromalloy Triples Component Casting
AviationWeek.com, 12/3/10   Chromalloy formally opened its new casting facility in Tampa Dec. 2, which gives it three times as much capacity to make single-crystal and directionally solidified components, and twice as much capacity for Equiax components, as its original one here.  Chromalloy invested
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1
Dec
New Low K Coatings for Gas Turbine Component
Modern Power Systems, December 2010   How newly developed low thermal conductivity coatings can allow higher blade temperatures and therefore more power from the turbine. 
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1
Nov
The world is opening to PMA parts
Aircraft Technology, Engineering & Maintenance, October/November 2010   Since the 1950s, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been granting Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) for third-party manufacturers to produce replacement parts for aircraft.  Without these 'PMAs', aircraft parts would be exclusively designed and manufactured by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), granting them
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26
Oct
Chromalloy Completes $27 Million Casting Plant
Modern Casting, October 2010   Turbine parts manufacturer Chromalloy, Orangeburg, N.Y., has transitioned its Tampa, Fla., investment casting operation into a new $27 million facility.  The new plant, which was begun in May and in full production by
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18
Oct
Alternative Solutions
Aviation Business, October 2010   Question: What are the main advantages of alternative maintenance solutions for the global airline industry? Expert: Andrew Farrant, Vice President of Marketing, Chromalloy.  The search continues for cost savings in the airline industry.  At a time
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1
Sep
Spare Change
MRO Management, September 2010   The PMA industry is constantly evolving, with demand apparently growing worldwide.  We asked Rob Church, Regional Sales Director, the Americas at Chromalloy; Keith Coleman, Director - PMA Sales at Wencor (and President of the Integrated Supplier Association [ISA] and Kate Schaefer, Senior Vice President
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1
Jul
Coatings Improve Turbine Engine Performance in Naval Vessels
CoatingsPro Magazine, July 2010   In the time since the first gas turbine jet engine was developed more than 70 years ago, the industry has grown exponentially - and so has the output produced by the turbines.  In addition to today's jets
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1
Jun
Chromalloy notches up success in Asia's turbine repair and maintenance market
Asian Power, June 2010   Glasgow may be a long way from Bangkok, but when it comes to keeping Thailand's International airport powered up and running, the link is a vital piece in the chain operated by Chromalloy, a world leader in gas turbine engine maintenance and monitoring.
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27
May
Independent Repair Depot in San Diego Targets LM2500
Turbomachinery International, May/June 2010   Chromalloy is an independent supplier of advanced repairs, coatings, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved replacement parts for commercial airlines, military and industrial turbine engine applications.  It supplies components, coatings and manufacturing services to OEMs such as GE, Siemens, and the various GE authorized
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1
May
Laser Hole-Shaping Improves Combustion Turbine Efficiency
POWER Magazine online, 5/1/10   Cylindrical holes were once the industry standard for air film cooling on turbine engine components. The cooling holes were traditionally formed using an electro-discharge machine (EDM) with a round electrode that slowly eroded the component alloy away until a complete hole was formed. The
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26
Apr
Condition-based maintenance program critical to availability, reliability
Combined Cycle Journal, First Quarter 2010   Across the country, plant staffs are facing challenges to their maintenance programs ranging from underfunding  to understaffing to conflicting management priorities.
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21
Apr
Chromalloy Signs Exclusive Agreement with AeroTurbine
Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, 4/21/10   Chromalloy has announced that it has entered into an agreement with AeroTurbine Inc. for the sales and marketing of surplus gas turbine engine parts and materials inventory. The 10-year agreement includes approximately $50 million in turbine engine inventory. “This agreement expands
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20
Apr
Chromalloy Selected by U.S. Air Force for F108 Turbine Engine Blade Repairs
Aircraft Maintenance Technology online, 4/20/10 Chromalloy announced today that it has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to repair Stages 2 – 5 High Pressure Compressor (HPC) blades for the F108 engine, which powers the KC135 tanker aircraft. The contract has a total value of $4.3 million and
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2
Mar
Deals worth over $4.5m signed at aviation show
Gulf In the Media, 3/2/10 Four deals worth over $ 4.5 million were signed on the second day of Aviation Week yesterday amid intense negotiations between industry players who, according to the organisers, are seeking opportunities to consolidate.   
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1
Mar
MRO Show Points To Pool Of Skilled Personnel As Future Success For Aviation Maintenance Industry In Middle East
Zawya.com, 3/1/10 The future success of aviation maintenance in the Middle East lies in the region’s high availability of skilled engineers and technicians, according to remarks at the close of the MRO Middle East conference and exhibition at Dubai’s Airport Expo.    
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1
Mar
Chromalloy Enters into Service Agreement with Jordan Airmotive Ltd.
Aircraft Maintenance Technology online, 3/1/10   Chromalloy announced today that it has entered into a three-year service agreement with Jordan Airmotive Ltd. Co. (JAL Co.) for inspections and service on gas turbine engine components.
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1
Mar
MRO Middle East: Chromalloy opens new base in Dubai
Arabian Aerospace online, 3/1/10   Chromalloy has announced that it is opening a new sales and marketing office in Dubai to provide the region's gas turbine engine operators- including aviation, marine and industrial gas turbine operators
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1
Mar
Pakistan International Airlines Selects Chromalloy for High Press Turbine Engine Blades, Repairs
Aircraft Maintenance Technology online, 3/1/10   Chromalloy announced today that it will provide Pakistan International Airlines with FAA-approved High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blades and component repairs for the carrier's aircraft engines.
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1
Mar
Chromalloy Establishes New Sales and Marketing Office in Dubai
Aircraft Maintenance Technology online, 3/1/10Chromalloy announced today that it has opened a new sales and marketing office in Dubai to provide the region's gas turbine engine operators -- including aviation, marine and industrial gas turbine operators    
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28
Feb
MRO Middle East: JALCO signs deal with Chromalloy
Arabian Aerospace online, 2/28/10   Jordan Airmotive (JAL Co.) has teamed up with Chromalloy for inspections and service on gas turbine engine components.
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1
Jan
PMA parts: the market & major suppliers
Aircraft Commerce, December/January 2010   Parts manufacture approved (PMA) parts and components have become more accepted by airlines over the past 10 years.
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