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Heli-Parts Nevada (HPN) has been acquired by New Zealand-based Salus Aviation as Salus continues to expand its portfolio of companies within its group. HPN is an excellent complement to Salus’ existing Oceania Aviation business; Oceania and HPN have a long history of successfully working together.
HPN is the single largest provider of overhauled and used Airbus components and Safran Turbomeca engines globally. HPN also offers hourly engine leases to customers as part of its Engine Power on Demand (EPOD) program. The business is located in a 10,000-square-foot warehouse in Boulder City, Nevada.
“We see this move to be one that will benefit us and our customers,” said HPN president David Lok. “This acquisition will allow us to expand our E-Pod and C-Pod programs, acquire an even larger inventory base and continue to support our customers with maintenance, component exchanges and rentals.”
HPN founder Lok has 25 years in the aviation industry and holds Canadian, European and American certificates in aircraft maintenance and technology. Lok will remain president of HPN USA to ensure the continuation of quality support and services and will join the Salus executive management team. Lok will also become a shareholder in Salus Aviation.
CEO of Salus Aviation Nick Mair said, “David and the HPN team’s passion for providing quality service to their customers is a trait that fits well with the values of Salus. I am looking forward to working with David to further extend the reach of HPN into the Asia Pacific region.”