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AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings Announces Agreement with ILFC

Published on 2008-11-25. Author : SpecialChem

AkzoNobel has been selected by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) as the baseline supplier for aircraft exterior coatings for all new and existing aircraft.

"As experts in aerospace coatings, we are pleased to be chosen by ILFC, one of the world's largest aircraft lessors, to be their preferred provider of aircraft coatings around the world," said James Havers-Strong, Airline Market Manager for AkzoNobel Aerospace.

The agreement allows ILFC peace of mind in knowing that the brand images they are ultimately delivering to their customers will be of the highest quality and finish. Terry Eastley, Sr. VP Aircraft Specifications Materiel Management commented, "AkzoNobel's technical expertise and focus on aerospace coatings, their OEM qualifications, and worldwide technical support were key factors in their selection as our preferred supplier."

About ILFC:

ILFC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of American International Group, Inc., is the international market leader in the leasing and remarketing of advanced technology commercial jet aircraft to airlines around the world. ILFC owns a portfolio valued at more than $50 billion, consisting of 1,000 jet aircraft.

About AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings:

AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings is the global leader in the development and manufacture of coatings for the commercial airline and general aviation markets, along with military aerospace and military ground equipment. They are also part of AkzoNobel, the world's largest coatings business that includes aerospace coatings manufacturing locations in the US and the Netherlands as well as state-of-the-art color blending facilities and an international network of offices to serve customer needs worldwide. AkzoNobel supplies a wide choice of durable, high-quality coating systems, which are designed to be highly cost-effective, easy to apply, and environmentally responsible. These range from heavy-duty primers and topcoats to an unrivalled selection of special effect finishes for today's imaginative livery designs. They also pride ourselves on having the most reliable lead times in the industry delivering global brands including Eclipse®, Aviox®, Alumigrip®, Aerodur®, Aerowave® and Intergard®.

Source: AkzoNobel Aerospace Coatings


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