Leading Edge Aviation Services, Associated Painters, and Eirtech Aviation officially combine into one global aircraft painting company under new brand –
International Aerospace Coatings (IAC)
Irvine, California – April 12, 2017 - Following their 2014 merger, aircraft painting companies Leading Edge Aviation Services, Associated Painters, and Eirtech Aviation have retired their respective brands to form International Aerospace Coatings, or IAC. The official celebration of the U.S. IAC brand launch will take place at the MRO Americas show, April 25-27 in Orlando, Florida.
Operating under the new identity strengthens the company's position as the global industry leader. Under one name, IAC now offers its customers enhanced hangar capacity across the US, Europe and Singapore, a highly qualified work force, and resources to meet the needs of its very specialized industry. The combined global team and hangar footprint represent the best total quality solution in aircraft painting for airlines and operators alike.
“As we expand into new markets, we believe the IAC brand demonstrates a stronger commitment to our existing and prospective international clientele. We’re pleased to be celebrating this new phase of our company alongside our industry colleagues at the MRO Americas show in the coming weeks,” said Niall Cunningham, IAC Global CEO.
With 12 locations worldwide, IAC operates a total of 17 hangars with a mix of wide-body and narrow body capacity. Using up to 31 paint lines, IAC paints over 725 aircraft each year for customers like Boeing, United, Delta, Southwest and more. With its newly expanded global footprint, IAC is committed to continuing to provide a service that exceeds expectations in both quality and industry leading turn times.
“The expert services we provide include aircraft painting, graphic solutions, and interior refurbishment that ensure our customers’ aircraft are compliant with the most stringent of regulatory standards. Our aim is to provide a service that is durable and lasts the test of time. IAC’s high-quality finishes provide outstanding results from a trusted name, every time,” said Cunningham.
About International Aerospace Coatings (IAC)
International Aerospace Coatings, or IAC, comprised of three legacy companies Leading Edge Aviation Services, Associated Painters, and Eirtech Aviation, has global headquarters in Shannon, Ireland with 12 state-of-the-art locations throughout the US, Europe, and Asia, including 6 wide body hangars and a total of 31 paint lines. The company boasts the largest global footprint in the aircraft painting industry. IAC serves the commercial, military, VIP and OEM aviation markets and has worked on nearly every make and model aircraft in modern existence. Currently, IAC refinishes over 725 aircraft per year throughout its global network.