Winners Of Aviation Week Network’s MRO Asia-Pacific Awards 2022
September 25, 2022
Aviation Week Network’s MRO Asia-Pacific Awards 2022 took place on September 19. The award recognized the extraordinary work undertaken by MROs and those within the industry. Aviation Week Network brought the community together around MRO Asia to celebrate individuals and organizations that have distinguished themselves through outstanding performance, innovation, and superior service. Take a look at the winners from this year.
Winner For Best Newcomer - Quickstep Aerospace Services
Quickstep Aerospace Services filled the gap in the local market for a large independent MRO for major aircraft components, supporting the Australian aviation industry with onshore capability and skilled jobs growth. The leadership team showed great due diligence and risk management through the process of securing the acquisition, particularly while executing the deal during the height of the pandemic.
Winner For Marketing Campaign Of The Year - Air Works
Air Works executed a brand refresh campaign to strengthen its brand position and reinvigorate its marketing narrative. The company crafted its competitive differentiation in a manner that leverages organizational strengths, capabilities & accomplishments over its 72-year history.
Winner For Asia MRO Of The Year: Engine - Pacific Turbine Brisbane
In a niche market for PT6A and TPE331 turboprop engines, Pacific Turbine Brisbane had been a pillar of MRO services for companies within Oceania and Asia Pacific. The company demonstrated a targeted segmented strategy and evolution throughout the pandemic.
Winner For Asia MRO Of The Year: Airframe - SIA Engineering Company
Supported by a team of professional and experienced engineers, SIA Engineering has capabilities on current and new generation Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft types. The company showed a strong focus on a lean transformation to drive cultural and business changes.
Winner For Innovation Of The Year - ST Engineering Aerospace
ST Engineering Aerospace developed unmanned aerial solutions customised for operation in an urban environment. It’s an end-to-end operation platform that combines drone robotics, networking, video analytics, and data sharing for public security, perimeter security, asset inspection, lightweight deliveries and more. In 2022, the company obtained the first permit from CAAS to allow drones to fly over people.
Winner For Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Bombardier Aerospace Services
Bombardier Aerospace Services primarily focused on operational improvements. For example, their facilities are sustainable and awarded with Singapore’s Greenmark GOLD and USGBC LEED Silver certifications plaques. Not only did they promote and implement the use of electric vehicles, Bombardier Singapore’s maintenance and ground handling customers are also now using sustainable air fuels at Seletar Airport.
Winner For MRO Leader of the Year - Jeffrey Lam, President of Commercial Aerospace, ST Engineering
Jeffrey Lam (right) assumed the role of ST Engineering’s Commercial Aerospace President in October 2020 amidst the coronavirus crisis. Under Jeffrey’s leadership, ST Engineering Aerospace continued to leverage its engineering and innovation expertise to develop solutions that are effective in meeting clients’ needs and sensitive to environmental concerns. There was good revenue growth for the company during the pandemic, partially due to a strategic shift for the company to focus on P2F conversions.