The airline industry just wrapped up its eighth straight year of aggregate profitability, thanks in part to a relentless focus on cost reduction. This is both good news and bad news for used serviceable materials (USM) providers.  Demand for their product—airworthy spare parts at below-OEM-new prices—has never been greater. But such demand signals opportunity, and USM specialists increasingly find themselves competing against traditional parts suppliers, MRO providers and ...


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