Avionics News September 2014 - 64

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ATEQOMICRON

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ATEQ-Omicron gains
respect in U.S. market
Product line expands
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ust four years ago, European test set manufacturer
ATEQ-Omicron entered the U.S. market, hoping to bring
the company's products to more customers. Typical of
the industry, the acclimation process started slowly.
"The aviation industry is a difficult market to break into,"
explained Patrick Brousseau,
product specialist, and sales
and service engineer for
North America. "Although
ATEQ-Omicron has been very
successful in the European and
Asian markets, it has taken
time to develop the trust of
maintenance and manufacturing
professionals here in the U.S."
ATEQ-Omicron
manufactures pitot-static
test sets and adapters, leak
detectors, bonding testers, and
battery testers for the aerospace
industry. Technicians around the
world utilize the systems for bench testing in labs and shops,
as well as working in the hangar and on the tarmac.
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Merging and expanding
In 2008, Jacques Mouchet, chief executive officer of
ATEQ Group, purchased Omicron and merged the two into
ATEQ-Omicron. Its customers include Airbus, the French
Air Force and Navy, Air France, Eurocopter, EADS, Thales,
Dassault and Air China.
"Strong contracts with the French
military and other European partners have
proven that we can be a dominant force
in the test instrument field, and that has
driven our expansion into other territories,"
Brousseau said.
Today, ATEQ Group is a $50 million
enterprise with offices in some 35
countries, selling and servicing more than
70,000 instruments worldwide in three
product divisions. ATEQ-Omicron's U.Sbased facility is growing its product line,
and working hard to keep customers happy.
"Having a calibration and service facility
here at our ATEQ USA headquarters in
Livonia, Michigan, makes it much easier to keep our customers
satisfied with quick turnaround times," Brousseau said.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Avionics News September 2014

Point of Communication
AEA Now
The View from Washington
International News and Regulatory Updates
Software Management
Member Profile
Keeping a business in the family
Are digital avionics secure?
A Conversation With...
Meet the AEA board of directors
Before & After
The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
Aviation Aces
Legal Ease
Business Basics
Member Profile
AEA members unveil new ADS-B solutions at AirVenture
What's New
Marketplace Classifieds
Avionics News September 2014 - Intro
Avionics News September 2014 - Cover1
Avionics News September 2014 - Cover2
Avionics News September 2014 - 1
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Avionics News September 2014 - 3
Avionics News September 2014 - Point of Communication
Avionics News September 2014 - 5
Avionics News September 2014 - AEA Now
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Avionics News September 2014 - The View from Washington
Avionics News September 2014 - 15
Avionics News September 2014 - International News and Regulatory Updates
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Avionics News September 2014 - 19
Avionics News September 2014 - Software Management
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Avionics News September 2014 - 23
Avionics News September 2014 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2014 - Keeping a business in the family
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Avionics News September 2014 - Are digital avionics secure?
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Avionics News September 2014 - A Conversation With...
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Avionics News September 2014 - Meet the AEA board of directors
Avionics News September 2014 - 41
Avionics News September 2014 - Before & After
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Avionics News September 2014 - The Autonomous Navigation Systems AET Endorsement
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Avionics News September 2014 - Aviation Aces
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Avionics News September 2014 - Legal Ease
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Avionics News September 2014 - Business Basics
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Avionics News September 2014 - Member Profile
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Avionics News September 2014 - AEA members unveil new ADS-B solutions at AirVenture
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