History/Timeline/Mission

Go With LAUNCH.

As the world’s largest workforce solution for the aviation industry, no other company can match LAUNCH’s customer-driven and technologically advanced systems, our steadfast professionalism, and our deep commitment to both our clients and our contractors.

We will continue to leverage the LAUNCH brand, leadership team and platform to deliver leading-edge solutions to new and existing clients. Our unwavering commitment to all our stakeholders will remain our motivation to pursue responsible growth – both organically and through acquisition, consistently exceed expectations and surpass our competition in integrity, innovation and performance.

We will continue to challenge conventional wisdom and take measured risks to rise above the status quo. We will continue to pave the way for new ideas to revolutionize business and go beyond perceived limits in order to transform the lives of our associates, clients and contractors.

We lead. We partner. We care.

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2011

LAUNCH Founded

2013

Created Working Heroes

2014

Created LAUNCH Teams

2017

MARCH
Corporate Headquarters Relocated and Expanded
APRIL
Joint Venture in Xiamen, China
AUGUST
Awarded CFR145 FAA Repair Station
SEPTEMBER
48-hr Wi-Fi Installation Recognized as Best in Class
OCTOBER
Acquired Aviation Managed Solutions (AMS)

NOVEMBER

Created LAUNCH Industrial

2018

FEBRUARY
Strategic Investment by Argentum
MARCH
Acquired PlaneTechs & TransTechs
NOVEMBER
Opened Renton, WA Office

2019

MAY
LAUNCH forms Tech Aviation Partners Joint Venture with Delta Air Lines
NOVEMBER
Received 2019 Gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the US Dept of Labor

2020

MARCH
Named to Forbes’ America’s Best Startup Employers 2020 List
AUGUST
Ranked No. 1621 on Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
OCTOBER
Listed No. 11 on Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50
NOVEMBER
Received 2020 Gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award from the US Dept of Labor

2021

FEBRUARY
LAUNCH Forms Strategic Alliance with SeaTec Consulting

LAUNCH Wins 2021 Best of Staffing Client & Talent Awards

 

MAY
Listed No. 36 on Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50
JUNE
LAUNCH Forms Alliance with Wichita State’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR)
AUGUST
LAUNCH & Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) Announce Partnership