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Barfield, a Sabena technics company, announces the opening of its Colombian repair facility in Bogotá

News International-French

23 Jan 2013

Barfield’s Bogota new facility, a fully owned subsidiary of Barfield, will first focus on avionic testing and repair using an Atec 6 universal bench, and will gradually expand capabilities to service a larger range of components.

Barfield’s aim is to provide shorter test and repair Turn-Around-Time enabling operators to optimize their Operation and inventory requirements.

In order to celebrate this new achievement, Barfield is holding a Grand Opening event and facility tour on January, 22nd in the presence of many of its business partners including several of its airlines customers and OEM’s vendors.

“The opening of our Colombian subsidiary marks a turning point in our company’s development. Benefiting from our previous experiences and success with this type of services through our Phoenix and Louisville fast shops, Barfield stresses his status of MRO of choice for the Americas and the Caribbean” said Frederic Denise, CEO of Barfield. 

“The opening of Barfield’s third subsidiary in Colombia highlights our Group’s ambition to further develop customer proximity, allowing us to offer nose-to-tail services that match our customers’ needs and expectations” added Rodolphe Marchais, Chairman and CEO of Sabena technics.

About Barfield:
Barfield today consists of 250 employees across its facilities in Miami, Phoenix, Louisville and Bogota. Its core businesses can be regrouped as follows: Component services, Airline programs, Distribution & Rotables and Ground Support Test Equipment (GSTE). Barfield is an authorized repair facility for more than 30 European original equipment manufacturers and major U.S. original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Barfield’s repair and overhaul capabilities include crew seats, radio equipment, oxygen equipment and accessories for Airbus and Boeing airliners, regional and business aircraft, and helicopters.

About Sabena technics:
Sabena technics is a leading independent MRO (maintenance, repair & overhaul) provider of maintenance services to civil and military aircraft operators. The group operates under the brands Sabena technics, Sabena technics training, Barfield and equally benefits from a joint venture specialized in hydraulic repair named Hydrep. The group employs over 3,000 persons across its 17 sites worldwide. Its services are organized into product lines: Airframe services, VIP completion, Component services, Integrated services, Military services and Training services, based on the basic principle of meeting its customers’ requirements.

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