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Visit us at MRO Americas

Greetings! MRO Americas 2018 is just around the corner (April 10-12), and we’re looking forward to joining the industry’s airlines, MROs, suppliers, OEMs, regulators, and industry experts in Orlando. If you’re going to be in attendance, we encourage you to visit us at Booth 1471. We’ve enjoyed an amazing start to 2018, highlighted by the…

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.…

LAUNCH TWS Acquires PlaneTechs

Acquisition Further Expands the Capabilities and Talent Pool of the Aviation Industry’s Fastest Growing Provider of Workforce Solutions Oak Brook, IL — LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions (“LAUNCH”) announced today that it has acquired PlaneTechs from TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE: TBI), further solidifying LAUNCH as one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing providers of workforce solutions…

LAUNCH Meets Recruiting Challenge

February | 2018 MRO-Network.com ARTICLE REPRINT Link to MRO-Network.com Article by Henry Canaday   LAUNCH Stresses Training and Career Development To Meet Recruiting Challenge Company helps provide mechanics to airlines, MROs and OEMs. Henry Canaday | Feb 05, 2018 “LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is the aviation industry’s fastest-growing staffing solution,” says CEO Mike Guagenti. The…

LAUNCH Announces Appointment of Stephen (Wally) Wallace as President of LAUNCH Technicians

Oak Brook, IL – January 9, 2018 LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions of Oak Brook, IL announced that Stephen “Wally” Wallace has joined the company as president of LAUNCH Technicians. Prior to joining LAUNCH Wallace held leadership positions at MRO Holdings, Inc. and Flightstar Aircraft Services. A product of Fort Lewis College, Wallace brings a wealth…

LAUNCH Speed: Breaking Records, Setting Standards

November | 2017 LAUNCH NEWSBRIEF EMAIL COMMUNICATION A message from LAUNCH CEO, Mike Guagenti “Under the direction of Roy Carwile, LAUNCH developed the market for flat-rate avionics programs. Roy has built a team to complete Wi-Fi installations with best-in-class turnaround times.” In an industry where the standard turnaround time (TAT) for Wi-Fi system installations is…

LAUNCH Announces Acquisition of Aviation Managed Solutions (AMS)

Oak Brook, IL October 23 2017— LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions of Oak Brook, IL announced today that it has acquired Aviation Managed Solutions, Inc. (AMS) of Griffin, Georgia. AMS is a premium provider of heavy structure repairs serving the aircraft maintenance industry. As a pioneer and leader in their field, the company is well known…

Mike Guagenti Promoted to CEO as LAUNCH Continues Its Growth

Chicago, IL – April 18, 2017 LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions LLC announced the promotion of Mike Guagenti to Chief Executive Officer. Mike had served as the company’s President and CFO since its inception in 2013. Simultaneously, Ian Rollo – previous CEO since the company’s founding – has moved into the new position as Chairman of…

LAUNCH TWS Announces LAUNCH Professional Services, Appoints Jason Adams as its Executive Vice President

Dallas, Texas— April 5, 2016 Today, LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions LLC, the fastest growing aviation staffing company in North America, announced the formation of LAUNCH Professional Services and appointed Jason Adams as its Executive Vice President. LAUNCH Professional Services provides Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Executive Management and Program Management resource solutions to the aviation industry. Since its debut…