Log Out | Member Center



Northrock Business Park tenant moves to larger space

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at 4:39 p.m.
  • Updated Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at 11 a.m.

A company that provides aviation maintenance tracking services is moving into a larger facility at Northrock Business Park at 34th and Rock Road.

Camp Systems is moving from its 9,000-square-foot space at 8200 E. 34th St. North, No. 1601, to a 14,125-square-foot space at 8201 E. 34th St. North, No. 1101.

The new space is located in a 16,000-square-foot building Anderson Management Co. — the business park’s developer — built last year, Anderson Management said in a news release Monday.

The move is expected to be complete by Feb. 11.

The company provides maintenance tracking and monitoring to owners of aircraft manufactured by Wichita’s three aircraft manufacturers — Cessna, Hawker Beechcraft and Bombardier Learjet — as well as Dassault Falcon, Bombardier Aerospace, Embraer and Boeing Business Jets. Camp is the evolution of an abbreviation for computerized aircraft maintenance programs, according to its website.

The New York-based company operates six offices in the U.S. and Canada and one each in Paris, France, and Hyderabad, India. Company officials said Camp Systems entered Wichita about a decade ago.

In July 2012, it expanded its Wichita operations through the acquisition of local firm Avtrak. Camp Systems is looking to put its local employees and Avtrak staff in a single location with the larger building at Northrock.

“We just wanted to bring everybody together,” John Nelson, Camp Systems senior vice president, said in a telephone interview Monday

Nelson said that the company has 75 employees in Wichita. Most of those employees are “analysts” — airframe and power plant technicians or former production employees of local aircraft manufacturers — who track the maintenance of aircraft owned by flight departments or individuals.

The local office is led by general manager Shawn Crandall.

Camp Systems is a privately held company owned by GTCR, a Chicago-based, multi-billion-dollar private equity firm.

Reach Jerry Siebenmark at 316-268-6576 or jsiebenmark@wichitaeagle.com.

Subscribe to our newsletters

The Wichita Eagle welcomes your comments on news of the day. The more voices engaged in conversation, the better for us all, but do keep it civil. Please refrain from profanity, obscenity, spam, name-calling or attacking others for their views. Please see our commenting policy for more information.

Have a news tip? You can send it to wenews@wichitaeagle.com.

Search for a job


Top jobs