Who we are

World Class Aerospace services Maintenance of aircraft, helicopters, components and high-tech products for military and civilian industry

AIM Norway

AIM Norway supplies maintenance, repair – and modification services for aircraft, helicopters, components and field equipment to the Norwegian Armed Forces and other military and civilian organizations

AIM Norway is represented by 440 employees, divided in 22 different production units, organized in the areas of aircraft maintenance, powerplant maintenance, maintenance of electronic components and mechanical processes.

AIM Norway was founded as a state owned enterprise 15th of December 2011, 100% owned by the Ministry of Defence (MOD). Previously, the company has been recognized as part of the Norwegian military’s logistics organisation, NDLO. AIM Norway has its roots all the way back to 1916. AIM Norway is located at Kjeller, just outside Oslo, at one of the world’s oldest operational air bases. In addition, AIM Norway has an operational unit at the military air base at Rygge, south of Oslo.

Management

Ove Haukåssveen

CEO AIM Norway

Thomas Lerøy

CLO AIM Norway

Kim Thorup Pedersen

CFO AIM Norway

Jan Bratland

Manager Rotary Wing Workshop

Per Stokke

Quality Manager

Lars Erik Indergård

Manager Mechanical Workshops

Carl Morten Boine

Manager Electronic Workshops

Hugo Hermansen

Manager Logistics

Anders Søisdal

Manager Aircraft Maintenance Workshop

Steve Powell

Sales Director

Trond Lome

Vacancies and apprentices

Arnt Haugen

Manager Engine Workshops

Employees

AIM Norway is represented by 440 employees, divided in 22 different production units, organized in the areas of aircraft maintenance, powerplant maintenance, electrical maintenance and mechanical processes.

Corporate responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility in AIM Norway

AIM Norway has established a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy which sets out the core principles and goals for the integration of social and environmental aspects in our operations.  The objective of the policy is to establish a framework that accommodates the expectations of our owner and other key stakeholders.

AIM Norway’s management team has developed the company strategy and is the formal owner of the CSR policy. The policy is evaluated annually, and shall be subject of approval by the Board. The CEO is the overall responsible for the follow up and compliance with the policy.

Focus areas

Our work within sustainability and CSR is established based on good practice in the industry. We strive to comply with internationally recognized frameworks, including the principles of the UN Global Compact, the OECDs Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises and the ILO conventions. We require the same standards from our suppliers.

Our work within sustainability and CSR is focused on the following key areas:

Security

As a strategic partner to the Norwegian Armed Forces, we consider security as the most important factor in ensuring quality and service for our clients. Security measures include areas that may compromise confidential information or access to material that could be a target for espionage or terrorism. Our security requirements are incorporated in the handbooks and procedures of our quality system and are established and implemented strictly in accordance with applicable rules and legislation in the areas where we operate.

Local engagement

It is important for us to have a positive reputation and good relations with civil society. Examples of our local engagement include the project “Kunnskapsbyen Lillestrøm”, where a main goal is local and regional development. We cooperate with other institutions within the public sector, industry and education to enhance the effective use of society’s resources.

Human resources

We encourage diversity and equality in our organization and work actively to enhance knowledge development and training. All our employees shall be given the necessary foundations to perform their work with quality from day one.

Health and safety

We take health and safety seriously and work actively to avoid injury or illness among our employees when they perform their work. We have a comprehensive system to implement and follow up on HSE requirements, with established handbooks for HSE and a dedicated unit for plant protection.

Working conditions  and workers’ rights

AIM recognizes the right to collective bargaining and freedom of association. All forms of forced or compulsory labor, child labor or discrimination shall not take place. We incorporate internationally recognized principles such as the ILO conventions in our agreements with suppliers.

Ethics and anti-corruption

AIM works against all forms of corruption, including bribery and extortion where we operate. Employees are required to follow our ethical guidelines that set out our requirements to ethical business conduct.

Human rights

AIM support the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights and work to ensure that we are not involved in any human rights abuses, including any conducted by our suppliers or business partners.

Environment

AIM works actively to reduce our impact on the environment imposed by our activities. This includes waste management, energy efficiency and efforts to reduce radiation, air and water pollution.

Reporting and follow up

AIM’s reporting in the area of CSR shall be transparent and in accordance with applicable rules and legislation. Our CSR principles are a part of our quality system and will be revised on a regular basis. Quality revisions shall be undertaken at least annually.

Our Ethical Guidelines

AIM expects honesty and positive business ethics, both internally and externally at home and abroad. 

Our emphasis on being an ethically-responsible business and this is reflected in the business and work ethics of every individual associates with AIM Norway.

As a strong advocate of the UN Global Compact[1] framework, AIM Norway complies with and encourages adherence to the following 10 principles:

Human Rights
Businesses should:

  • support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and
  • make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses

Labour Standards
Businesses should uphold:

  • the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
  • the elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
  • the effective abolition of child labour; and
  • the elimination of discrimination in employment and occupation

Environment
Businesses should:

  • support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
  • undertake initiatives to promote environmental responsibility; and
  • encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.

Anti-Corruption
Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery 

Working practices
Wherever employees perform their work they shall comply with applicable laws and regulations, contractual obligations, internationally recognized human rights, and the requirements imposed by good business practices and recognized standards of personal conduct.

Beyond this, all employees will comply with our CSR policies which support the 10 principles within the UN Global Compact framework.

Any breaching of our ethical guidelines will be subject to our disciplinary procedures as outlined in the AIM Norway Quality Management System.


[1] The United Nations Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability (corporate social responsibility) initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies, and to report on their implementation. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption. The UN Global Compact and its signatories are deeply invested and enthusiastic about supporting work towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

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