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Guagenti Selected as a Finalist for EY Entrepreneurship Award

LAUNCH is pleased to announce that our CEO, Mike Guagenti, is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2018 Award for the Midwest region. This prestigious award celebrates entrepreneurs who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities…

LAUNCH’s Guagenti Named Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Award Finalist in the Midwest

Oak Brook, IL  – Mike Guagenti, Chief Executive Officer of LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions, has been named a finalist for EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 Award in the Midwest. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who are excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Guagenti was…

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…