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Quantum Control User Group, QUE Group, Continues to break attendance records at its 10th Annual Conference in San Diego
SAN DIEGO, CA, August 20, 2015 – Quantum User Exchange Group, or The QUE Group, recently wrapped up its 10th Annual Quantum Users Exchange Group conferenceheld in San Diego, CA. As in past year’s, the conference attendance has grown to break records each year as companies realize tremendous value from the focused learning and knowledge from industry experts that take employee skills and Component Control’s Quantum ControlTM software ROI to a higher level. This year’s conference provide presentations and learning experiences focused on the evolving challenges aviation businesses face in both local, and global markets, and across the enterprise from accounting to procurement, to inventory management and shop floor operations.
“Ten years ago the QUE Group conference started as a small gathering of companies at the Component Control San Diego headquarters with the intention of sharing knowledge, learning from each other and collaborating with Component Control to improve the product for all users,” said Paul Stewart, QUE Group President, Chief Technology Officer at Worthington Aviation, and presenter at the conference. “Today, we have users attending the conference from seven or more countries representing every major sector of the Aviation Aftermarket Business. Having elevated the conference to include collaboration with major industry associations such as the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) and the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA), the core mission remains intact to make aviation business run better through shared user knowledge. It is apparent the return on investment to attend this conference is significant, and this is demonstrated year over year through the expanded attendance, broader speaker base and overwhelming positive feedback. I am proud to have participated in this organization over the past 6 years and challenge the Quantum Control user base to continue their mission of operational and technological betterment by continuing to seek new and innovative ways to run their business. Here’s to another successful year for the QUE Group. Happy Tenth Anniversary.”
The QUE Group is a Non Profit, independent company representing the Quantum Control Software user community, with over 300 registered members. The QUE Group is governed by an elected Board of Directors from within the user community on an annual basis. This volunteer board directs the activities of the group throughout the year, and the coordination of annual conference.
Both members and non-members of QUE Group are encouraged to attend the conference to enrich the diversity of the learning experience. The QUE Group board, which manages the conference program, consists of technical and business executives from leading aviation service companies such as Embraer, America Aero Group, Honda Aircraft Company, Ansett Aircraft Spares & Services, Epps Aviation and more.
Quantum ControlTM, is a fully integrated business software solution. Developed specifically for MRO and logistics organisations it promotes best practice and improves business processes with one integrated solution running on one database that can be flexibly deployed as a dedicated in-house system, or be hosted via a third-party cloud. Quantum Control's personalized configuration settings provide individual users with an intuitive interface which improves the bottom line through optimized productivity. As a powerful, affordable and scalable solution, Quantum ControlTM extends across the supply chain using its built-in web services fully integrated with www.StockMarket.aero.
About QUE Group
The QUE Group is a user managed, non-profit corporation that is independent from Component Control, and supported by a membership website with online community. Built to facilitate networking and information sharing across companies that use Quantum Control™software, The QUE Group is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected members of the community. For more information or to become a member visit www.quegroup.org.
About Component Control
Component Control, based in San Diego, Calif., is a leading developer and provider of MRO and Logistics Software solutions for the aviation industry. Its core product, Quantum Control, provides advanced aviation management support to original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket service divisions, component repair and overhaul companies, fixed base operators, aircraft completion centers, airlines, MRO facilities, and part distribution / redistribution companies. Quantum is installed in over 50 countries and can be deployed as a single-site or multinational solution.
Stockmarket.aero, also from Component Control, is an online aviation parts trading marketplace giving users access to a comprehensive search engine that includes parts in stock, MRO capabilities and part alternatives. StockMarket.aero currently lists over 100 million qualified line items of inventory and capability from over 3,000 aircraft parts vendors.
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QUE Group President
Chief Technology Officer, Worthington Aviation
“You Can’t Fly Without Us: The World of Aviation Maintenance” is a documentary produced by ARSA. The film was developed as part of the Leading Edge video series, which is hosted by former football coach and sports broadcaster Jimmy Johnson and distributed to public television stations in all 50 states.
Filmed on location at ARSA member facilities, “You Can’t Fly Without Us” is a valuable tool to educate key audiences about repair stations. In the seven-minute video, industry experts including former National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Mark Rosenker, CAVOK Vice President Chris Doan, ARSA Executive Vice President Christian Klein, and others explain:
ARSA wants to make sure the documentary is seen by as many viewers as possible. We want the public, the media, and policymakers to understand aviation maintenance better. And we want current and future workers to understand that ours is a growing, thriving industry with great job opportunities.
SAN DIEGO, CA, March 27, 2014 – Quantum User Exchange Group, or The QUE Group, announced today it will donate 10% of sponsorship and registration proceeds from its upcoming 9th Annual Quantum Users Exchange Group conference to the Air Charity Network. The QUE Group conference will be held in San Diego, CA, July 16 - 18, 2014.
This year’s conference theme, ‘Be A Quantum Leader’, was chosen to exemplify the user community’s skill and commitment in leveraging Quantum to lead operations and businesses to higher success. The QUE Group is expanding its theme to include nationwide community leadership that supports aviation’s finest in their mission to help those in need.
Alan Dias, Chair of the Air Charity Network ( A CN) said – “We appreciate the QUE Group supporting our mission of getting people from where they are to where they need to be in response to non-emergency medical and other compelling reasons. Each year the non-profit organizations that make up A CN arrange thousands of flights provided by private pilots and commercial partners who donate all costs related to these flights. The cost for arranging and publicizing our mission is covered by partnerships with organizations like the QUE Group. It’s an example of how all those involved in aviation can give back and is much appreciated.”
“Its an honor to support the Air Charity Network through our annual conference giving all of the members and sponsors an opportunity to support an organization that has helped thousands of people reach critical medical care,” said Paul Stewart, QUE Group President, Chief Technology Officer at Worthington Aviation, and presenter at the conference. “As we continue to grow QUE Group and our collective knowledge of aviation best practices, we also want to do our part to show stewardship and give back to the larger community that benefits from what aviation can offer in their lives.”
As in past years, the annual QUE Group Conference will showcase real-world challenges and solutions, presented by experts from the Aviation Industry who use Quantum Control™ for efficiently managing all aspects of an aviation services business, and by industry specialists from the U.S. Government and the Component Control staff. The QUE Group conference will include presentations, case studies, panel discussions and software demonstrations that include business and operational topics such as export regulation and control reform, consignment management, cloud computing considerations and functionality, EDI integration, shop control management, utilizing private networks to manage distribution tiers, using social media tools to enhance online sales, and more.
The QUE Group is a user managed, non-profit corporationthat is independent from Component Control, and supported by a membership website with online community. Built to facilitate networking and information sharing across companies that use Quantum Control™ software, The QUE Group is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of elected members of the community. For more information or to become a member visit www.quegroup.org.
About Air Charity Network
Air Charity Network is a charitable organization that provides access for people in need who are seeking free air transportation to specialized health care facilities or distant destinations due to family, community, or national crisis. Air Charity Network serves all 50 states and its volunteer pilots utilize their own aircraft, fuel and time to provide free air transportation to medical facilities for citizens who are financially distressed or otherwise unable to travel on public transportation. Air Charity Network members also coordinate flights to fly organ transplant candidates, people involved in clinical trials, chemotherapy or other repetitive treatment, victims of abuse seeking relocation, families receiving help from Ronald McDonald Houses, Shriners Hospitals and many other charities, disabled or sick children to special summer camp programs, and for many other humanitarian reasons.
Combined, the Air Charity Network is the Nation’s largest unified Volunteer Pilot organization comprised of thousands of pilots who annually fly tens of thousands of passengers across the US. For more information, go to www.aircharitynetwork.org.
QUE Group President
Chief Technology Officer, Worthington Aviation