Associated Air Center Recognized for Environmental Excellence Among National, State and Local Agencies – Receives Multiple Awards in 2013

Las Vegas, Nev. – October 22, 2013 – 2013 was a benchmark year for Associated Air Center’s environmental performance, receiving multiple awards from national, state and local environmental agencies. Most recently the company won the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable’s (NPPR) Most Valuable Pollution Prevention (MVP2) Award for efforts in reducing and eliminating hexavalent chromium from its processes. Jack Lawless, CEO, Associated Air Center accepted the prestigious award at the NPPR’s awards ceremony held on September 18 in Washington D.C.

“For several years now, Associated Air Center’s environmental scorecard has been among the best in the business,” said Jack Lawless, CEO, Associated Air Center. “Even more impressive is our continued environmental excellence amidst robust sales growth. Our hangars are full and we’re expanding our facilities to accommodate more wide-body completions orders; our ability to manage all of this with industry-leading environmental performance is a testament to the efficiency and maturity of our quality processes. We’re doing things right and its showing.”

In May of this year, AAC won the Texas Environmental Excellence Award (TEEA) for the same project and on November 4, as part of the annual Blue Thumb Awards, the City of Dallas will recognize AAC for their excellence in complying with the city’s wastewater discharge and reporting requirements. In one year, AAC will be recognized for its environmental initiatives at the local, state, and national levels.

AAC provides world-class program management and ODA certification authority to keep airplane programs on schedule and provides industry-leading experience and warranty support after delivery. The company’s vertically-integrated, state of the art facility employs the most advanced engineering in the industry along with operational excellence and superior customer service from start to finish.

StandardAero is one of the world’s largest independent providers of services including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components, energy and VIP completions markets. A Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) company, StandardAero provides a global service network of 13 primary facilities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Singapore and Australia, along with an additional 50 sales and field service locations. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd is a globally recognized aerospace company specializing in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, aircraft completions and aircraft leasing. The Company is headquartered in Dubai and operates in four continents and employs over 4,000 people. More information can be found on the company’s web site at