The history of Satair in brief
2014 - Satair Group is officially launched on January 1, 2014 as the merged organization between Airbus Material & Logistics Management and Satair A/S.In February, Satair Group opens its first joint Satair and Airbus facility in Singapore (The Satair Airbus Singapore Center - SASC) and in June, Satair Pte. Ltd in Singapore celebrates its 25 year anniversary.
2011 - As of November 2011 Satair A/S is unlisted from NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen to become 100% owned subsidiary of Airbus. Satair continues its current business as an independent brand under Airbus ownership.
2011 - Satair acquires Aero Quality Sales in the UK
2010 - Satair divests its OEM activities
2010 – Satair completes the purchase of Aero Hardware in the USA
2009 - Satair introduces SAP as new worldwide ERP system
2007 - Satair gathers all its business in Singapore under Satair Pte. Ltd.
2006 - Satair signs an agreement with TPA Strategic Holdings Ltd. for the acquisition of the latter's wholly-owned subsidiary TPA Pte. Ltd. (TPA) in Singapore.
2005 - Satair signs an agreement with US-based Pall Corporation (Pall) for the acquisition of the latter's distribution activities for Pall products in the commercial Aftermarket in North and South America
2005 - Satair gathers all its business - Aftermarket & OEM, under Satair A/S. Satair Hardware Group is no longer an independents unit.
2004 - Satair Hardware Group combines all of its UK operations to form Satair Hardware UK Ltd.
2003 - Acquisition of Lentern (Aircraft) Ltd and Lentern International Inc.
2001 - Satair merges its OEM activities with UK-based C.J.Fox & Sons Ltd. and establishes Satair Hardware Group
2000 - Satair's revenues exceed DKK1bn
2000 - Satair launches Satair Direct, the Group's e-commerce concept, and IPP, a new service concept
1999 - Satair acquires the Swiss company Control Products AG
1998 - Satair takes over of the French company Tecnomatic Aéronautique SA and establishes Satair France SA
1995 - Satair establishes a sales office in China
- Satair A/S obtains listing on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange on June 3
1994 - Satair sets up a subsidiary in Malaysia
1994 - Knud Soerensen, Satair's CEO, retires at the age of 72 after 35 years with the company. John Staer is appointed his successor.
1992 - A heavy recession in aviation forces Satair to downsize, especially its activities within aircraft trade and rental
1988 - Satair sets up a subsidiary in Singapore
1986 - Satair sets up a subsidiary in the United States
1981 - Satair's facilities are devastated by fire
1980 - Satair has 65 employees and revenues beyond DKK100 million
1978 - The number of shareholders is increased, and the employees are offered Satair shares
1970 - Satair has 24 employees and annual net revenues of DKK20 million
1957 - Satair is founded