From left to right, staff members on hand for opening festivities included Terry Disper, Don Arrington, Paul Disper, Jim Irwin, Nanci Irwin, Joanna Irwin and Mike Irwin
Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co. held a Grand Opening at its new facility in West Chicago, IL on Saturday, September 7. Several hundred customers attended the event which included special pricing for in-store sales, complimentary lunch, and a number of manufacturers including Garmin, Bose, Lightspeed, Whelen, Concorde, Gill, Champion, Tempest, APS, Superflite, Icom, Yaesu, and Corrosion X were on hand to display their products. AOPA and local EAA Chapter 579 also participated. Operations at the Chicago facility started on March 1 but Jim and Nanci Irwin made it official by cutting the ribbon at the Grand Opening on Saturday morning.
Located in a 52,000 sq. ft. warehouse situated between DuPage and Aurora airports, Aircraft Spruce Midwest provides lower shipping rates and faster ground delivery to customers throughout the central portion of the United States. With regional distribution facilities in Corona, CA, Peachtree City, GA, and West Chicago, IL, two day ground shipment is now available to nearly all locations in the lower 48 states, and Aircraft Spruce also operates facilities in Wasilla, AK and Brantford, Canada. Retail stores for order pickup are available at all locations.
Click here for the AOPA article covering the event.