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13/04/2015 - Bonus Tech Tears Down 1,000th Engine

United States based Bonus Tech, part of the AFI KLM E&M network, has confirmed its market leadership.

Paris, Amstelveen, Miami 13 April 2015 - AFI KLM E&M's Bonus Tech, a company specializing in engine tear-down solutions, parts identification and packaging, recently carried out the disassembly of its one thousandth engine.

A benchmark player
Since it was set up in 2001, Bonus Tech has developed capabilities on all the main commercial jet engines and has come to the forefront as a major player on the global engine tear-down market. Its expert solutions cover full engine disassembly parts identification and marking, the provision of parts trace tags and full packaging.
Bonus Tech passed a significant milestone when it completed the disassembly of its 1,000th engine, a CF6-80C2 owned by AAR Parts Trading Inc., a valued, long-term client.
"Chance sometimes does things well, as AAR was Bonus Tech's first CF6-50C2 client, and we are pleased to have been able to experience this symbolic milestone with them," commented Vincent Benoit, Bonus Tech CEO. "The trust bestowed on us by AAR and other major clients, including General Electric and Pratt & Whitney, testifies to the high performance levels of our services and the care and attention we lavish on the needs of our customers."

Extended capabilities
In joining forces in 2013, AFI KLM E&M and the Bonus Aerospace/Bonus Tech grouping created a major player in the engine tear-down, inspection and repair sector. By relying on the technical expertise and skills of AFI KLM E&M's engine shops in Paris and Amsterdam, Bonus Tech has been able to progressively expand its capabilities and service offer, which now include the CF6-80E family engine.

About Bonus Tech
Bonus Tech is an AFRA-certified company specializing in engine tear-down for repairs centers, spare parts suppliers, airlines, and investors. Bonus Tech is a major player on the aircraft engine teardown market and is part of AFI KLM E&M's global MRO network. Its services include complete engine tear-down, disassembly, inspection, parts identification, parts trace tagging, and full packaging solutions The most widespread engine types offered by Bonus Tech are the Pratt & Whitney 4000, Pratt & Whitney JT8D, IAE V2500, General Electric CF34, General Electric CF6, CFM International CFM56 and the Rolls Royce RB211. Bonus Tech client portfolio includes the leading engine manufacturers such as GE and Pratt & Whitney. In 2014, the company invested in over 6,000 sq. m of new infrastructure featuring cutting-edge technology and optimized Lean Six Sigma production lines. www.bonusaero.com

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