LAUNCH Acquires TransTechs

Nation’s largest provider of workforce solutions to the aviation industry expands its reach

Oak Brook, IL — LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions (“LAUNCH”) announced today that it has acquired TransTechs from TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE: TBI).

TransTechs is the nation’s leading provider of highly-skilled technicians and mechanics to support private and public truck, bus, and vehicle fleets. TransTechs works with clients from coast to coast, enabling them to control costs, meet critical deadlines and extend their organization.

“Acquiring TransTechs allows LAUNCH to incorporate its expertise to better serve clients and contract employees,” said Mike Guagenti, CEO of LAUNCH. “At the same time, it accelerates our path as a workforce solutions leader and further expands our capabilities and talent pool, complementing what is already one of the largest and deepest rosters of aviation technicians, mechanics, engineers, and professionals.”

“LAUNCH has established itself as a true leader in the workforce space,” commented Steve Cooper, CEO of TrueBlue. “Given its extensive resources, broad capabilities and strong reputation, we believe LAUNCH is an ideal home for TransTechs’ clients and workforce, who we thank for their support and hard work while they were part of the TrueBlue family.”


LAUNCH is the aviation industry’s largest technical workforce solution, connecting over 6,000 aviation professionals with employment every year in more than 200 locations worldwide. In addition to providing mechanics, technicians, engineers, machinists and other skilled workers to leading airlines, MROs, OEMs and service centers, LAUNCH provides Avionics, Structures, Professionals, and AOG teams for project-based solutions worldwide. Guided by a leadership team with extensive experience in aviation and technical staffing, LAUNCH is committed to providing solutions that are innovative, customer-driven and technologically advanced.