StandardAero Celebrates 30,000 Square Foot Expansion at Company’s Hillsboro, Ohio Component Repair Facility

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.September 24, 2019 –  StandardAero Component Services recently celebrated the grand opening of the company’s 30,000 sq. ft. expansion of its Hillsboro, Ohio, engine component manufacturing and engine component repair facility.

The additional working space and capital improvements included the building and additional equipment to support aerospace engine low pressure turbine vane manufacturing.  The expansion also provides additional space for further growth.

Kerry O’Sullivan, Chief Operating Officer of StandardAero, and Rick Stine, President of StandardAero Components, Helicopters & Accessories, joined Mark Greene, Vice President & General Manager of the company’s Hillsboro facility, his leadership team and employees to dedicate the new expansion on September 20th.

“We are very pleased to complete this expansion to create the additional capacity that is necessary to meet our growing customer demands for engine component manufacturing and component repairs,” said Greene.  “Our dedicated employees have set the standards for quality and delivery.  This expansion is a direct result of their commitment to excellence.”

The Hillsboro location expansion completes StandardAero’s current plans for new building and expansion investments, which have also occurred at its Cincinnati, Miami and Kansas City locations over the last 18 months.

StandardAero Component Services provides a complete suite of complex, high precision manufacturing capabilities including CNC milling, turning, drilling, grinding (creep feed, CBN & radial), welding (TIG, EB, & resistance), unconventional machining (EDM & SEG), brazing & vacuum heat treatment, thermal spray (APS, HVOF, & Wire), shot peen, inspection (CMM & NDT), and plating (anodize, chrome, cadmium, nickel, etc.).  Providing a full suite of capabilities lowers TAT for our aerospace, oil & gas, and military customers.

StandardAero Component Services also offers a comprehensive, One-Stop-ShopTM of repair and overhaul capabilities to provide industry leading turnaround times and meet customers’ repair requirements. Some of the company’s major process capabilities include cleaning, NDT and inspection; cold spray; thermal spray and coating (including D-gun); plating; welding/brazing and heat treatment; painting, stripping and surface prep; manual and CNC machining; and extensive composite capabilities.

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 and energy markets. StandardAero is owned by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG), a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments:  Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions. With $216 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2018, Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of our investors, portfolio companies and the communities in which we live and invest.  For more information, go to