Cascade Aerospace recognizes suppliers for outstanding performance in 2015/2016 at the Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo

ABBOTSFORD, BC, Aug. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Cascade Aerospace today celebrated with suppliers who over the past year have been pivotal in successfully supporting the company in its domestic and international contracts with particular focus on the Royal Canadian Air Force's CC-130H and CC-130J Hercules fleets.  The six winners of the 2016 Supplier Awards were honored today at the Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo taking place this week in Abbotsford, BC.

As a wholly owned Canadian company, Cascade's 192 Canadian and numerous US and international suppliers are vital to its success supporting military, search and rescue, humanitarian and commercial aerospace programs.  By being part of Cascade Aerospace's approved supplier team, these same suppliers have an opportunity to participate in Cascade's export programs for international C-130 and commercial programs.

Each of Cascade's top suppliers were evaluated based on key factors including Delivery, Quality, Communications and Cost Reduction Initiatives in the areas of Manufacturing, Support Services, and Distribution.  These key factors ensure our customers continue to return to Cascade for repeat business as well as act as our ambassadors for new business.

This year Cascade Aerospace is pleased to recognize our top six suppliers;

Trulife Engineered Solutions,
Pyrotek Heat Treating,
MHD Rockland,
KLX Aerospace,
Kellstrom Industries, and
DGI Supply

These awards were presented during the official opening of the 2016 Aerospace, Defence and Security Expo and presented by;

  • the Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister of Technology, Innovation & Citizen's Services for British Columbia;
  • MLA Greg Kyllo, Parliamentary Secretary for the BC Jobs Plan to the Minister of Jobs, Tourism, and Skills Training
  • Mr. Mike Ashcroft, Senior Director of Supply Chain & Facilities.; Cascade Aerospace

About Cascade Aerospace
Cascade Aerospace, an operating unit of IMP Aerospace & Defence, is a leading Canadian specialty aerospace & defence contractor that provides long-term integrated fleet support programs and comprehensive program management, engineering, aircraft maintenance, modifications and integrated logistics support to domestic & international military, government and commercial customers.

About IMP Aerospace & Defence 
IMP Aerospace & Defence is a Business Unit of IMP Group, a Halifax-based company focused on global sustainable growth, with over 4,400 experienced people delivering service, quality and value to customers across diverse sectors including aerospace, aviation, airline, healthcare, information technology, hospitality, and property development.

SOURCE Cascade Aerospace Inc.

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For further information: Media Contact: Kim Tamminga, Cascade Aerospace, Direct: +604-557-2646, ktamminga@cascadeaerospace.com

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