Press Release

IFBOA and Component Control announce new partnership

March 27, 2014

Component Control collaborates with the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association, IFBOA, to provide leading MRO and logistics software to members

IFBOA members will be given preferential pricing on Quantum Control as a membership benefit

San Diego, CA, Thursday, March 27, 2014  Component Control announced today its collaboration with the Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) to provide special membership benefits for the aviation industrys leading MRO and Logistics software, Quantum ControlTM. As the aviation industry standard, Quantum is a comprehensive and fully integrated software solution for expertly managing aviation service operations. Quantum streamlines and coordinates maintenance practices so that teams are working efficiently while maintaining the highest level of safety and reliability for their customers aircraft. Quantum facilitates work packages, inventory requirements, exchanges, rotables, and more for corresponding warranty claims, flight line, and heavy maintenance contracts while simultaneously invoicing and tracking critical parts history and regulatory data requirements.

"The IFBOA is dedicated to the long term vitality and success of its 600+ members. Our collaboration with Component Control furthers our goal to provide value-added resources whose products and services promote industry best practices, said John Wraga, founder and executive director of IFBOA. "Were very pleased to announce the Component Control offering to our members.

We understand the importance of the independent FBO and repair center as part of the larger aviation industry ecosystem, which is why we are pleased to offer special membership benefits to IFBOA members, said Todd Lewis, President, Component Control. Our customers have often shared with us that having Quantum as the foundation of their operations gives their customers and prospective customers great confidence in their ability to delivery a wide variety of services both efficiently and cost effectively, which helps to bolster their competitive edge.

Operating on a single database, Quantum and can be flexibly deployed as a dedicated in-house system, or be hosted via the Amazon Cloud. Quantum Control's personalized configuration settings provide individual users with an intuitive interface to further improve the bottom line through optimized productivity.


The Independent Fixed Base Operators Association (IFBOA) was created in 2006 to give independent FBOs the resources and buying power needed to compete in a marketplace increasingly dominated by larger organizations. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, IFBOA offers a wide range of services to its membership, including training, insurance, marketing assistance, and on-going consultation for financial and operational growth. In addition to FBOs, IFBOA also counts among its members many other independent airport-related businesses including: flight schools, repair stations, charter companies, airport owners, aircraft sales organizations, and aircraft management companies.

About Component Control

Component Control, based in San Diego, Calif., is a leading developer and provider of MRO and Logistics Software solutions for the aviation industry. Its core product, Quantum Control, provides advanced aviation management support to original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket service divisions, component repair and overhaul companies, fixed base operators, aircraft completion centers, airlines, MRO facilities, and part distribution / redistribution companies. Quantum is installed in over 50 countries and can be deployed as a single-site or multinational solution.

Stockmarket.aero, also from Component Control, is an online aviation parts trading marketplace giving users access to a comprehensive search engine that includes parts in stock, MRO capabilities and part alternatives. StockMarket.aero currently lists over 50 million qualified line items of inventory and capability from over 3,000 aircraft parts vendors.

Component Control won the Best IT Software Provider category in the Aircraft Technology Engineering and Maintenance Awards.

For more information, please visit www.componentcontrol.com and www.StockMarket.aero.

Company Contact:
Jocelyn Scott
Executive Vice President, Customer Services
Component Control
ph: 619.696.5449
e: jocelyn@componentcontrol.com


The Independent Fixed Base Operators Association is dedicated to the long term vitality and success of its members
through collaborative endeavors, knowledge sharing, and best practices standardization on a global scale.

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