Why Choose Art Craft Paint?
For more than 20 years our award winning teams of aircraft refurbishing professionals have built a reputation of providing the highest quality aircraft painting & interior refurbishment using the latest technologies available in the industry. As a testament to our performance in the industry, Art-Craft has been ranked as one of the top 5 aircraft paint facilities in the USA by Aviation Consumer in both 2006 and 2011.
Unlike some other aircraft refurbishing facilities, here at ArtCraft Paint Inc. we cater to both your aircraft painting & interior refurbishing needs; making us a one stop service for all of your aircraft refurbishing needs.
We have refurbished a multitude of aircraft types including Gulfstream, Bombardier, Lear Jet, and many other jet aircraft. With clients such as AmeriFlight, we use our experience of fleet painting, always cognizant of the need for a quick turnaround and delivery. Our experience doesn't stop there; we also have a large number of helicopter clients having painted Bell, Sikorsky, Eurocopter, Koala, and Robertson helicopters.
ArtCraft Paint Inc. understands the importance of your aircraft investment, and our team will ensure that your aircraft receives the utmost personal care. Our customer can rest assured we will provide you with an excellent quality product at a price which will exceed your expectations.
In order to complete your aircraft refurbishment seamlessly, we can even have our 16,000 hour ATP pilot pick up or deliver you aircraft.
At ArtCraft Paint Inc. our goal is to be there for you through the entire refurbishing process;
from arrival at our facility to the delivery of your newly refurbished aircraft.
President & CEO
Teresa’s humble origins began in Michoacan, Mexico. Her father died when she was five and her mother, Maria Luisa Torres Arrendondo, was left with ten children to raise. Drawing on the examples of the many strong women in her family, Maria Luisa moved to the U.S. to forge a better life for her children. Teresa and her siblings remained in the care of her aunts. Maria Luisa worked diligently for ten years and was able to obtain residency for her children. Teresa was 15 years old when she immigrated to the U.S in 1977.
Teresa began her career as a harvest worker in the strawberry fields. Driven by a strong entrepreneurial spirit, she had leased two parcels of her own and become a strawberry grower by the age of 19. Realizing the need for more education, she studied electrical engineering and mathematics at the Center of Employment Training in Santa Maria.
A newspaper ad for an upholsterer led her to the aviation business. The company, Aeroflair, turned her away, saying the position was “a man’s job”. A year later she was running the upholstery division of the business and purchased the rest of the company within two years.
She started over and revamped the business as Art Craft Paint, Inc. For more than 20 years, Art Craft has built a reputation for providing the highest quality aircraft painting and interior refurbishment, using the latest technology. The company is ranked as one the Top Five aircraft paint facilities in the nation. Her success has brought Teresa many awards, including Business Woman of the Year by Women’s Economic Venture.
Teresa’s eldest daughter, Esmeralda is a company executive. Her sons both serve in the military, Arturo in the Marines and Alejandro in the Army.
“I believe I was born a fighter,” asserts Teresa. “I fight for what I believe. I fight against injustice. I fight for what I want, and sometimes I fight just because it’s part of my culture.”
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