“Atos Origin and ITP reach an agreement to penetrate the fleet integrated logistics systems market”
Madrid, April 14, 2004
Joint Offer for Logistical Support to the Spanish Defence Department and Civilian Market
Atos Origin, a leading international information technology services company, and the aeronautics company Industria de Turbo Propulsores (ITP), have partnered to lead the Spanish Fleet Maintenance and Support System Integration and Development market in the military and civilian aeronautic, naval, and ground sectors.
ITP will provide this partnership with the detailed knowledge of the entire process, such as service bulletin management and airworthiness directives, predictive maintenance control, rotary management, human resources and material optimisation, as well as its experience in "Total Care Package," "Pay per hour," and fleet maintenance contracts. Atos Origin, it will provide system integration capacity on a worldwide level.
Projects and Continuity
Both companies, whose partnership is based on continuity for this activity sector, have established an initial group of people and production resources at the ITP site in San Fernando de Henares (Madrid). This team provides, as a distinctive element, integrated experience in fleet logistics systems and information systems.
Immediate projects include those related to Spanish Defence Logistical Support, fleet support for the Defence and Interior Ministries, other official entities and various civilian airlines, with an initial budget of 12 million in annual revenues.
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology (IT) services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are more than EUR 5 billion and it employs 47,000 people in 50 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and its clients include ABN AMRO, Akzo Nobel, Alstom, BNP Paribas, BP, Ericsson, EDF, Euronext, Fiat, France Telecom, ICI, ING, KPN, Lucent, Philips, Renault, Royal Bank of Scotland, Saudi Aramco, Schlumberger, Shell, Telecom Italia, UBS, UK Department for Work & Pensions, Unilever, Vivendi Universal and Vodafone.
Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Euronext Premier Marché and trades as Atos Origin, AtosEuronext, Atos Worldline, Atos KPMG Consulting and Atos Odyssée.
The activities of the ITP Group include Engineering, Research and Development, Manufacturing and Foundry, Assembly and Testing of aeronautic engines, and gas turbines. It also performs online maintenance of engines and airplanes and provides leasing services, as well as engine purchasing-sales.
It is also the official maintenance service provider of most current engine manufacturers worldwide and boasts a repair capacity of 400 engines a year. The company has 11 production centres in Spain, Great Britain, Mexico, and the United States and employs 2200 workers.
For more information on ITP, contact:
Julián Díaz Goicuria
Tel: + 34 94 4662386/ Fax: + 34 94 4662975
For more information on ATOS ORIGIN, contact:
Antonio Ferreiro Canal
Tel: +34 91 440 88 00/Fax.: +34 91 754 32 52
Anne-Marie Capilla (Corporate)
Tel : +33 (0)1 55 91 26 62
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