News archive: Americas

JO3C Testing for Japan

Representatives from Jupitor Corporation US and Japan visited the Palmetto, Florida facility to witness acceptance testing for the JO3C-E5S. This unit is being delivered to Japan Ministry of Defense (JMOD) in Nagoya, Japan. The JO3C will be used to support multiple fighter aircraft operated by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) including the F-2, F-4 …

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Doug was here!

Service Technician, Doug Wood, from the ITW GSE Palmetto plant has just left Denmark after two weeks of product training. Before coming, Doug already was a very experienced person within pre-conditioned air as he has worked with Air-A-Plane, Trilectron and now ITW GSE PCA units for more than 30 years. What an achievement in itself! Anyhow, he …

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ITW GSE Hosts Florida Airports Council

ITW GSE Palmetto hosted the Florida Airports Council for a day of learning and networking at the FAC Lunch & Learn. Facilities Committee Members of the Florida Airports Council attended our Lunch & Learn, held here at the Palmetto factory. The day long event included educational sessions highlighting industry trends and product developments, a factory …

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Visit from Japan

Our ITW GSE Hobart representative from Japan, Tamagawa Aero Systems Co., Ltd visited our Palmetto facility this week. We were pleased to welcome Yuta Gotanda and Makoto Taguchi to ITW GSE Palmetto. The purpose of their meeting was to tour the factory and preview the newest engine drive technology being developed here at ITW GSE. We welcome …

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Acquiring GSE in 2017?

What You Need to Know About Acquiring a GSE Fleet in 2017 Passenger and cargo growth has skyrocketed in the past years, and numbers are rising higher every second. As a result, ground support equipment fleets are becoming more valuable and crucial every moment. Our friends at aviationpros.com highlight the importance of investing in the …

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Military Dual Converter Successfully Commissioned in Israel

ITW GSE Military has successfully commissioned seventeen (17) 270 VDC/400 Hz Dual Output Converters for the Israeli Air Force to support their F-35 fighters and legacy aircraft.  The project included both the ITW GSE Military Dual Output Converters and the ITW GSE J&B Aviation 270 VDC cables.  Israel welcomed the delivery of two (2) F-35 …

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ITW GSE welcomes EIDE from UAE

ITW GSE Americas had the pleasure of hosting a visit from Ahmad M. Husayyan, General Manager for EIDE Company in Abu Dhabi, UAE. EIDE is an established dealer in the UAE for both Hobart and Houchin brands. Mr. Husayyan was welcomed by our entire team and was able to see product demonstrations, learn about the …

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ITW GSE welcomes United Airlines

We had the pleasure of hosting a team from United Airlines at our office and factory in Palmetto, FL. The executive team enjoyed a factory tour and learned the latest ITW GSE has to offer in ground support equipment. Thank you for making the trip to see our facility! Pictured L to R: Brian Biedron, …

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ITW GSE Welcomes our Russian Distributor AEGE Ltd.

Representatives from our ITW GSE Distributor in Russia visited our factory in Palmetto, FL in the US for certification on several Hobart and Houchin engine drive products. The Hobart and Houchin engine drive units are used at various locations throughout Russia. Hobart is in operation with Sukhoi, Pulkovo Airport and Krasnodar Airport. The Houchin engine …

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Welcome AGEC!

We are pleased to have representatives from Aviation Ground Equipment Corp (AGEC) here for product training on the ITW GSE Hobart 2400 ground power unit. They also enjoyed a tour of the factory while gaining insight and knowledge about our latest developments and technology. Thank you for coming! Pictured L to R: Scott Leduc and Josh …

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