Precision Aerospace Products is a holding entity of diverse companies committed to the aerospace and defense industries.
Precision Aerospace Products offers category leading products and technical services along with guidance and expertise to improve military aviation and business readiness; maintain cost efficiencies and enhance business opportunities on a global scale.
With unparalleled business success spanning decades, Precision Aerospace Products delivers results to our global customers, employees and stakeholders.
Our value lies in our driving focus: success through Knowledge, Relationships and Solutions.
Jeff Heikke – CEO
As CEO of Precision Aerospace Products LLC, Jeff Heikke leads the expansion and strategic growth of five global business units targeting aerospace and new defense markets: PPI, PPITS, DXL, C&S Propeller and Skypac.
Jeff joined PAP’s senior business unit, Pacific Propeller International, in 1999 as Vice President and General Manager, becoming President in 2006. With strong growth initiatives in Asia Pacific and the Middle East, Jeff opened offices in Thailand, Indonesia, and Dubai, and formed PPI Technical Services in 2010 to manage in-country foreign programs.
Beginning his aerospace career in 1981 at Tramco Inc., a leading commercial aircraft repair station in Everett, Washington, Jeff held leadership positions in material, facilities, marketing, and component shop operations throughout Tramco’s rapid growth and acquisition by BFGoodrich Aerospace in 1988.
In 1990 Jeff was promoted to Director of Materiel and Facilities, overseeing all material and facility functions for multiple locations. By introducing leading edge barcode technology and distribution systems into the stores and material management functions, Jeff helped Tramco keep pace with growth demands and accurately handle thousands of daily transactions.
In 1995 Jeff moved to Director of Operations for the component, repair and overhaul division, overseeing sales growth from $32 million to $45 million in three years. In 1998 Jeff moved to Director of Business Development working with several BFGoodrich European locations to establish new maintenance services.
Throughout his career Jeff has greatly benefited working with dynamic entrepreneurs, seasoned executives, and mentors who provided hands on opportunities to lead businesses and encouraged taking risks.
Jeff Heikke – CEO
Tim Gellerson – President
As President of the newly formed Aerospace Group of Precision Aerospace Products LLC, Tim Gellerson brings over twenty five years of aerospace experience with fifteen at the senior executive level, including overseeing both domestic and foreign operations for multiple repair stations, new production manufacturing and aftermarket businesses.
Joining PAP’s senior business unit, Pacific Propeller International LLC, in 2015 as Vice President and General Manager, Tim’s leadership rapidly affected shop performance and culture shift improvements company wide. As the new Aerospace Group President he will continue his direct leadership of two PAP subsidiaries: Pacific Propeller International and C&S Propeller, while leading PAP’s global sales and business development team.
Tim began his career as a certified machinist at Dowty Aerospace while attending college with advancing levels of responsibility at various large aerospace companies. Having been formally trained/certified in Six Sigma Black Belt Practices and Lean Manufacturing, Tim has led continuous operations improvement initiatives at Moog Aircraft Group, Smith Aerospace & GE Aviation with great success while managing multiple sites. He was also instrumental in growing existing and developing new revenue streams using strategic business development methodologies.
Leveraging his Masters in Business Administration and Project Management, Bachelors in Business Law, Manufacturing Engineering Certification, as well as his vast technical background and proven management experience, Tim will continue to provide PAP with the dynamic leadership it needs to propel the company forward to stronger performance as it focuses on the path of growth.
Tim Gellerson – President
Mission & Vision
“Our purpose is to grow profitable enterprises that lead within their aerospace and defense global markets. Providing value is paramount. Through strong, enduring relationships, our people possess a unique understanding of our customers, their cultures, their needs.”
Worldwide in reach, always within reach. Experts connecting customers with people and businesses providing dynamic solutions.”