Contact:
Eric Haworth
Director, Global Sales & Marketing
Impresa Aerospace, LLC

310-354-1200 ex. 2409

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Impresa Aerospace Proudly Supports Wichita at the World’s Largest Aviation Event.

Gardena, CA (October 7, 2014) Impresa Aerospace, a leading supplier to the commercial and military aerospace industries, will be exhibiting at the Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Orlando, FL October 21-23.

A long time member of the Wichita, Kansas aviation community, Impresa will be joining other Wichita area aerospace manufacturers to participate in an exhibit sponsored by the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition. Attendees of the convention will find Impresa, along with 3 other aerospace companies, in booth #2067.

Impresa is a leading supplier to aircraft manufacturers in the Wichita region. “We are proud to be a part of the Wichita contingent exhibiting at this years NBAA convention. Wichita has been a hub of aerospace manufacturing for decades. This long history ensures that our local Wichita operation is able to draw from a large pool of skilled workers with specific aerospace experience,” states Eric Haworth, Impresa’s Director, Global Sales and Marketing.

The Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition sites the Wichita region as having the highest concentration of aerospace manufacturing employment and skills in the nation; it’s home to some of the most specialized equipment in the world for metal and composite material fabrication; and in 2013, Wichita companies delivered 43% of all general aviation airplanes built in the United States, and accounted for 29% of global general aviation airplane deliveries

Billed as the world’s largest and most important business aviation event, NBAA 2014 will feature over 1,000 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services in the industry. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to network with 25,000 aviation professionals, including business leaders, government officials, manufacturers, and corporate aviation department personnel.  In addition to the exhibition, dozens of education sessions will focus on operational efficiency and safely.

Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful.

Impresa is a leading supplier to the aerospace industry, boasting major contracts with Boeing, Spirit Aerosystems, Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin and Gulfstream. Notable commercial programs include the Boeing 787, 777, 747, 737; Airbus A330 and A340; and Gulfstream G650. Regarding defense-related programs, Boeing’s Apache Helicopter, C-17 and F-18; Sikorsky’s Black Hawk helicopter and the Lockheed Martin C130 are among the company’s most illustrious contracts.

The company operates two facilities — a 100,000 square foot Gardena, CA plant, along with the 40,000 square foot Wichita, KS plant — where it provides a comprehensive array of engineering, manufacturing and assembly services. The company is noted for supplying OEMs with high-quality, low-cost precision CNC-machined and sheet metal parts and assemblies. Together, the Impresa facilities employ approximately 350 machinists, engineers and support staff and will account for more than $60 million in annual sales.

Impresa, along with the company’s financial partner, Twin Haven Capital Partners, LLC, is poised for future growth and anticipates future acquisitions. Twin Haven Capital Partners, LLC is a private investment firm focused on making special situation investments in small and middle market companies.  Twin Haven maintains offices in Los Angeles, CA (headquarters) and Westport, CT.  Twin Haven’s investment funds’ limited partners include public and private pension funds, endowments, foundations and other institutional and high-net-worth investors.  For more information about Twin Haven, please visit www.twinhavencap.com

For more information about Impresa Aerospace contact Eric Haworth.

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