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Aircraft Parts: The Parts of a Commercial Airplane

Some of the Many Airplane Parts That Make Flying Possible

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Millions of Americans fly every day, and yet many of us take for granted the many things that make commercial flying possible. The industry relies on a network of aircraft parts suppliers to develop innovative and cost effective aerospace parts to keep our planes flying safely and efficiently. To make this process as smooth as possible, many airlines rely on a third party for aircraft inventory management. Let's take a look at some of the many airplane parts that make flying possible:

What Is ITIL, and How Will It Benefit ATC?

ATC Information Technology Department

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The ATC Information Technology Department has embarked on a mission to integrate best practices from the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) framework into service management activities. The department has attended the ITIL Foundation Certification Training for IT Service Management.

Seasonal Fluctuations in the Cost of Raw Materials

How Boating Affects the Cost of Poly

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Many of our supply chain clients rely on poly and plastic to support their business. This can come in the form of direct spend such as plastic bags (packaging) to hold their end products, or indirect spend such as poly drums to hold waste oil. In either case, the cost of poly is directly linked to the market value of resin. Resin is the raw material used to manufacture poly products. Unfortunately, the cost of resin fluctuates throughout the year. Understanding trends in raw materials is a core focus at ATC in order to limited inflation over periods of time.

ATC and AIC Combine Forces!

ATC Distribution & Services Businesses

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On July 17, 2014, the board of directors of Argo International Corporation (AIC) and Argo Turboserve Corporation (ATC) announced an agreement that ATC assumed management responsibility of AIC's mechanical and electrical businesses. The combined businesses will be managed through ATC's Distribution and Services Division (D&S), headed by Paul Claro who reports to Clyde Keaton, president & CEO and founder of ATC.