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AGSE-Westmont Industries proud to be a contributing partner for GEnx's historic 2,000th engine milestone
AGSE-Westmont Industries proud to be a contributing partner for GEnx's historic 2,000th engine milestone
November 2019

In November 2019, GE Aviation reached a new production milestone with the 2,000th GEnx engine built and AGSE-Westmont is proud to continue to be a partner supporting GE Aviation engine production for the past 40 years.
AGSE-Westmont Industries have been there, since the very beginning of the GEnx program 15 years ago, supporting GEnx final assembly line assembly with its renowned state-of-the-art gantry system at GE Durham. In addition to GE Durham, Westmont systems support engine assembly at many other GE and CFM engine production sites and is also extensively used across multiple engine MRO prominent facilities around the world. Those include GE Lafayette, GE Evendale, GE Strother, GE Celma, SSAMC (Sichuan Services Aero-Engine Maintenance Company), Air France, Asiana Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines amongst many others.
In addition, AGSE has been GE Aviation’s licensed and approved supplier of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Selected Engine Tooling for GEnx-1B and GEnx-2B. Product portfolio includes AGSE’s designed and manufactured Engine & Propulsor Storage & Shipping Stands, Fan Separation & Shipping Fixtures and Nacelle Cowl Dollies among a broad range of equipment in support of Airline and MRO shop operations with the GEnx engine, powerplant for the Boeing 787 and Boeing 747-4.
Founded in 1954, Westmont Industries, the parent company of AGSE, designs, manufactures, and installs large high quality specialty equipment including MRO Engine Gantries, Workstations, Vertical Build and Access Stands, Crane Systems, and Turnkey Projects around the world. AGSE is a leading supplier of GSE and Tooling across a broad variety of Powerplant Systems for the Commercial Aviation.

Santa Fe Springs, California—June 1, 2018
AGSE Delivers 300th LEAP Stand
AGSE Delivers 300th LEAP Stand
Santa Fe Springs, California—June 1, 2018

AGSE is proud to announce the completion and delivery of its 300th LEAP stand. Following the successful LEAP stand design and prototype testing, AGSE is honored to be the most experienced LEAP stand builder in the world.

Being a select supplier for CFM International and other major OEM’s around the world for many engine programs is the best testimonial of ASGE's technical capabilities, impeccable reliability, quality and superior aftermarket product support.

CFM International is a 50/50 Joint Venture between GE Aviation & SAFRAN.

Santa Fe Springs, California—June 10, 2019
AGSE Delivers 800th Geared Turbofan Engine Stand
AGSE Delivers 800th Geared Turbofan Engine Stand
Santa Fe Springs, California—June 10, 2019

AGSE is the only company licensed to manufacture and sell engine stands for all models of the GTF family (PW1100, 1200, 1400, 1500, 1700, 1900). With 12 proprietary designs, over 800 engine stands manufactured and delivered, and an additional 150 stands on order, AGSE is the most trusted and reliable ground support equipment supplier for Pratt & Whitney GTF engines. Innovative designs combined with high quality and ease of use have allowed AGSE to remain a preferred supplier of P&W for over 25 years.

We look forward to continuing to support our customers on this innovative engine program.

Santa Fe Springs, CA—May 31, 2019
Westmont Industries a Proud Contributing Partner for CFM's Historic Milestone
Westmont Industries a Proud Contributing Partner for CFM's Historic Milestone
Santa Fe Springs, CA—May 31, 2019

In April 2019, CFM International reached a new production milestone when it completed the build of its 15,000th CFM56-7B engine; Westmont is proud to to be a partner supporting CFM/GE engine production for over 40 years with its renowned gantry systems. In addition to GE Evendale, Westmont systems support engine assembly at many other CFM and GE engine production sites and are also extensively used across multiple prominent engine MRO facilities around the world. Those include SSAMC, GE Durham, GE Lafeyette, GE Strother, GE Celma, Air France, Asiana Airlines, and American Airlines Tulsa among many others.
Founded in 1954, Westmont Industries, the parent company of AGSE, designs, manufactures, and installs large high quality specialty equipment including Engine Gantries, Workstations, Vertical Build and Access Stands, Crane Systems, and Turnkey Projects around the world.

Santa Fe Springs, California—August, 2018
AGSE Expands Coverage in the Middle East/Africa/India Region
AGSE Expands Coverage in the Middle East/Africa/India Region
Santa Fe Springs, California—August, 2018

AGSE is pleased to announce that Mr. Kiran Singh, based in Dubai, UAE, has assumed a position as Regional Sales Manager, Middle East/Africa/India (MEAI). Kiran will provide both sales and technical services for all of AGSE and Westmont product offerings. Kiran graduated with an MBA degree in Aviation Management from IBSAMS University, Mumbai, India. He has more than 20 years of Sales experience in the Aviation Industry working for companies like Iberia Maintenance, AAR Corp & Air France/KLM Engineering & Maintenance.

Santa Fe Springs, California—July 7, 2018
AGSE Expands Support in Asia Pacific Region
AGSE Expands Support in Asia Pacific Region
Santa Fe Springs, California—July 7, 2018

We are pleased to announce a new addition to the AGSE family – Mr. Ken Low. Ken has assumed a position as Regional Sales Manager, Asia Pacific. In this newly created role, Ken will provide both sales and technical services for all of AGSE and Westmont product offerings.

Ken is from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from University of Science Malaysia, Penang.

Santa Fe Springs, California—April 27, 2018
AGSE Welcomes Customers at MRO Americas '18
AGSE Welcomes Customers at MRO Americas '18
Santa Fe Springs, California—April 27, 2018

AGSE-Westmont were proud to exhibit at MRO Americas, April 10-12, 2018. During the 3 day event, the AGSE-Westmont brand and our product capabilities were visible to over 12,000 people from all over the world; Purchasing Managers, Engineers, Suppliers, and others. Technical and commercial meetings were held with many customers. These events are very important to our industry because they create new relationships and also solidify our existing relationships around the world with our important business partners. However, most satisfying was the positive feedback that our team received from happy customers — “Exceptional Quality,” “Reliable Delivery” and “The occasional problem gets resolved quickly.”

Cincinnati, Ohio—May 29, 2018
AGSE Tooling Expands to Better Service LEAP Customers
AGSE Tooling Expands to Better Service LEAP Customers
Cincinnati, Ohio—May 29, 2018

AGSE Tooling, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, has moved into a new facility to accommodate LEAP customer growth and the addition of new customer service and technical support personnel. The doubling of the warehousing facility, combined with a growing technical team, enable AGSE Tooling to better service and respond to increasing customer demands – in 2018 and beyond.

AGSE remains a trusted and preferred supplier for hundreds of customers around the world who value high levels of OTD, Quality and Technical Support.

Santa Fe Springs, California—April 30, 2018
AGSE Expands Sales and Support Capabilities in China
AGSE Expands Sales and Support Capabilities in China
Santa Fe Springs, California—April 30, 2018

In April 2018, AGSE added a new member to the AGSE Team – Mr. Jack Yang.

Jack has joined AGSE as Regional Sales Manager, China, and will be based in Shanghai. In this newly created role, Jack will provide both sales and technical services for all of AGSE and Westmont product offerings.

Santa Fe Springs, California—April 23, 2018
Meet Our New European Regional Sales Manager
Meet Our New European Regional Sales Manager
Santa Fe Springs, California—April 23, 2018

In April 2018, AGSE added a new member to the AGSE Team – Mr. Pedro Fernandes. Pedro joined AGSE as a Regional Sales Manager for Europe.

Pedro is from Lisbon, Portugal. He graduated with a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Lisbon Technical Institute (2002) and finished his studies with a Ph.D. in Fluid Mechanics from the Institute Polytechnique in Toulouse, France (2006).

Cincinnati, Ohio—August 28, 2017
AGSE Secures Order with 20th LEAP Customer
AGSE Secures Order with 20th LEAP Customer
Cincinnati, Ohio—August 28, 2017

AGSE celebrates continued success with the addition of our 20th LEAP tooling contract! Our rapidly expanding client roster confirms our position as the best choice for sourcing precision engineered tooling that is optimally priced, and delivered with 24/7 customer support.

With 44 years of diversified GSE and tooling experience, and superior in-house engineering/manufacturing capabilities, AGSE remains the trusted and preferred supplier for hundreds of customers around the world.

Cincinnati, Ohio—June 30, 2017
AGSE Adds China Eastern Airlines to its Client Roster
AGSE Adds China Eastern Airlines to its Client Roster
Cincinnati, Ohio—June 30, 2017

AGSE is proud to add China Eastern Airlines—China’s second-largest carrier by passenger numbers—to our growing client list of Asian airlines. China Eastern, which operates the largest fleet of LEAP engine-powered aircraft in China, needed an experienced partner that would deliver greater value, 24/7 real-time customer service, and global support to their operations. As an industry innovator with over 40 years of experience in the China marketplace, AGSE proved uniquely qualified to meet their needs.

China Eastern Airlines is headquartered on the grounds of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport in Changning District, Shanghai, China.

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