VSE Aviation Chosen Honeywell’s 2018 Aerospace Channel Partner of the Year and 2018 Distributor Channel Partner of the Year
VSE Aviation, Inc. (VAI), a subsidiary of VSE Corporation, is chosen by Honeywell Aerospace as its 2018 Aerospace Channel Partner of the Year and as the company’s 2018 Distributor Channel Partner of the Year.
“VSE Aviation has proven to be a valuable partner, and we are delighted that they share the same vision in meeting our high industry-standards to provide the best support to our customers,” says Brian Davis, vice president, Airlines, Asia Pacific, Honeywell Aerospace. “The aviation industry is rapidly growing. We are excited to see more business growth with our partnership and are confident that our customers will continue to benefit from VSE’s strategic and strong distribution support. ”
VSE Aviation operates seven aerospace companies, five of which hold Honeywell approvals. VAI’s aggressive growth is exemplified in the 2018 opening of its global distribution center in Singapore, providing Honeywell display units used onboard Boeing 737 and 777 aircraft as well as the LASEREF® IV inertial navigation upgrade system used in business and general aviation aircraft.
“It is a great honor for VSE Aviation and our parent VSE Corporation to be acknowledged for its contribution to Honeywell’s success,” says Paul Goffredi, VSE Aviation president and COO. “Our senior vice president, Rishiraj Singh, has worked tirelessly to grow our relationship with Honeywell, and we are pleased to have such a close working relationship with this industry leader.”
The awards are given annually to recognize good performance and partnership in five key areas: growth, working capital, cost to serve, end user support, and behaviors and future potential.
“With the ongoing growth and vitality of the aviation sector, especially as it relates to the commercial airline industry, we think our timing and strategic placement of distribution centers in key global markets is a perfect complement to the support needs of operators,” says Maurice Gauthier, VSE Corporation president and CEO.
In addition to its Singapore distribution center, VSE Aviation has similar capabilities in Germany and the United States of America.