– Embraer has concluded the implementation of Component Control’s Quantum ControlTM Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software at its five own Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) centers, worldwide. The agreement between the companies was announced in June 2007.
The first Embraer MRO facility to fully implement the Quantum software was Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS), in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., in April 2008.
The two dedicated Embraer Executive Jets service centers in the U.S., in Mesa, Arizona, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which recently commemorated their first year of operations, also implemented the ERP solution in 2008. Quantum ControlTM’s integrated applications and easy-to- use features enabled both centers to receive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, confirming Embraer’s commitment to become a major player in the business aviation market.
By early 2009, Embraer Aviation International (EAI), in Le Bourget, France, also had the system running. This month, the Embraer Service Center in Gavião Peixoto, Brazil, finished implementing the software, thus granting all of Embraer’s own service centers global standardization and integration.
Quantum ControlTM combines aircraft services, distribution and rotable management of spare parts, hangar and contact controls, accounting, e-commerce, and other business functions in one dynamic updatable software suite. It provides the perfect scaleable infrastructure technology to support Embraer’s growing MRO business, worldwide.
About Component Control
Component Control, based in San Diego, California, U.S., is a leading developer and provider of aviation management software solutions. Quantum ControlTM is the company’s core product and consists of a powerful Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application designed specifically for the aviation industry. The product is unique in that it integrates all aspects of operations with a complete suite of modules, including quoting; sales; purchasing; inventory; shop control; on-wing maintenance; Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO); and financials. It also provides advanced aviation management support for the aftermarket services of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), component repair and overhaul companies, Fixed-Base Operators (FBO), aircraft completion centers, airlines, MRO facilities, and parts distribution and redistribution companies. Quantum ControlTM is used by more than 1,000 customers in 51 countries to manage their aviation operations. More information is available at www.ComponentControl.com
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Note to Editors
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) is the world’s largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil’s leading exporters. Embraer’s headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On September 30, 2009, Embraer had a workforce of 16,986 employees – not counting the employees of its subsidiaries OGMA and HEAI – and its firm order backlog totaled US$ 18.6 billion.
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