AFI KLM E&M American Subsidiary enters into exclusive agreement with Arabian Calibration & Devices Repairing LLC (Arabcal) facility to calibrate and repair Ground Support Test Equipment (GSTE) in the Middle East.
Paris, Amstelveen, Miami, 05th June 2019 - Barfield Inc., a subsidiary of Air France KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) in the Americas recently signed an agreement to have Arabcal provide repair and calibration services for a wide range of GSTE products to accommodate its growing customer base in the Middle East.
"We are very excited about this partnership agreement as our customers have been expecting us to make it easier for them to have their equipment serviced. Before, they had to send their equipment all the way to the United States at least once a year for calibration or repair service, which was not cost effective. Now, we have a solution that works for us and for our partner Arabcal, a reputable repair facility in the region," says Lew Wingate, Barfield's Vice President of GSTE and Distribution.
Barfield is the world leader in Air Data, Turbine Temperature and Fuel Quantity testers. Those testers are sold around the world and require regular calibration.
"The signing of this agreement allows us to expand the line of products we support in our state-of-the-art facility in the UAE and other GCC neighboring countries. We comply with globally accepted standards and practices, and working with Barfield only solidify our reputation in the region", says David Robinson, General Manager of Arabcal.
Arabcal's facility in the Middle East will repair and calibrate Barfield ground support test equipment.
About Barfield Inc.
Barfield consists of 500 employees across its facilities in Miami, Phoenix, Louisville and Atlanta. With its leading facilities, Barfield can satisfy the needs of customers operating commercial or regional fleets in North, Central and South America. From MRO Services to Distribution and Ground Support Test Equipment (GSTE), Barfield provides complete tailor-made support programs for A320 family, 737, Bombardier, Dash 8, ATR 42 & 72 and Embraer 170 & 190 aircraft to operators in need of inventory and logistics solutions, repair management programs, engineering and fleet support, and component reliability management. Barfield is part of the AFI KLM E&M network, a major MRO provider.
Arabian Calibration Dev. Rep. Co. LLC, popularly known as Arabcal, established in 1995 has evolved as a leader and is the largest and most comprehensive, single source Repair and Calibration Laboratory as well as Renting and Supplying hub with a strong foothold in the UAE and other GCC, neighbouring countries catering to the requirement of a clientele of above 2000 in numbers, they complete 25000+ calibrations a year.
As a leader in instrumentation, arabcal has successfully carried out various on-site jobs in the Middle East and Africa, providing technical manpower with or without test equipment to meet our clients' requirements.