Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, has signed an agreement with Ateliers Bigata SAS, a major repair shop for aerospace safety equipment, for the maintenance of fire extinguishers.
The appointment of Ateliers Bigata is consistent with Meggitt’s commitment to improving global customer service levels. Working together Meggitt and Ateliers Bigata will be developing a comprehensive scorecard to support improvements in service levels and reduce turn-around times (TAT) for safety equipment.
To enable this to happen, Ateliers Bigata will have full access to Meggitt’s support services; including OEM spares supply, technical publications and direct access to Meggitt’s OEM engineering teams.
Adrian Plevin, Meggitt EMEA Regional Sales Manager says, “This agreement with Atelier Bigata further expands our global reach, making it even easier for our customers to do business with us and ensuring we deliver first class service levels across the entire range of Meggitt product worldwide.”
ATELIERS BIGATA’s CEO, Thomas Naulleau adds: “We have been working very closely with the Meggitt team to align our processes and our technical capabilities in order to reach the outstanding requirements expected by the OEM leader for aircraft Firex solutions. With this strong partnership in place, Meggitt’s customers can be certain they are in safe hands”
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Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs more than 12,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.
About Services & Support at Meggitt
The Services & Support division at Meggitt is focused on providing a single point of contact for Meggitt’s global aftermarket customers, capable of supplying just in time, reliable quality product across the Meggitt aviation portfolio. With three regional hubs and over 500 employees, Services & Support is dedicated to keeping Meggitt’s global customers airborne and operational, offering full service lifecycle solutions. For more information please visit www.mymeggittsupport.com.
About Ateliers Bigata
Founded in 1942, Ateliers BIGATA has reached the position of European Independent Leader for Aircraft Safety Components MRO & Supply. Supporting ATA 26/35/32/52, the Expertise shop for EASA/FAA Fire Extinguisher MRO is located near Bordeaux Airport. Ateliers BIGATA has two sister companies: CEMG near Paris CDG Airport for PBE/Life-Rafts/Life Vest/ELT MRO, CTS Consulting for Aerospace Field Technical Support all around Europe and abroad.