MONTREAL, Sept. 27, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - In the presence of the
Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and
Communities and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada
for the Regions of Québec, and of Janice Davis, Vice President and
Chief Procurement Officer of Bombardier Aerospace, mentor of the MACH Initiative, Aéro Montréal has announced the names of 10 new suppliers that
comprise the second cohort.
"Bombardier Aerospace has been proud to support MACH since its
inception," says Ms. Janice Davis. "This program strengthens the
competitiveness of Québec's aerospace supply chain by better aligning
the communications of OEMs with their suppliers. I am delighted that 10
new companies are joining this initiative, sponsored by 8 new
"More than a year after commencing operations, the MACH Initiative has
demonstrated it is effectively addressing the need for suppliers to
improve their competitiveness," adds Suzanne M. Benoît, President of
Aéro Montréal. "From the very beginning, we have had the good fortune
to be able to count on the support of many partners, both public and
private, to achieve this collaborative approach."
Focused on a mentoring relationship between customers and suppliers, the
MACH Initiative helps spur collaboration and innovation within the supply chain in
order to improve the performance and competitiveness of suppliers. The
10 new companies that comprise the second cohort of the MACH Initiative and their sponsors are:
Aérosphère, sponsored by Mecachrome Canada;
Air Data, sponsored by Esterline CMC Electronics;
Air/Terre Équipement, sponsored by ASCO Industries;
Alta Précision, sponsored by Messier-Bugatti-Dowty;
CP Tech, sponsored by RTI Claro;
Elimetal sponsored by Rolls-Royce Canada;
PCM Innovation, sponsored by MDA;
Tecnickrome Aéronautique, sponsored by Héroux-Devtek;
Tekalia Aeronautik, sponsored by Messier-Bugatti-Dowty;
Xiphos Systems Corporation, sponsored by Thales Canada, Aerospace.
As part of Aéro Montréal's Global Supply Chain Summit - Aerospace, Ms.
Davis will also officially present the 20 companies that comprise the
first class of the MACH initiative with their performance labels
obtained under the program. For more information on these companies and
the label obtained, click here.
Bombardier Aerospace is the mentor of the MACH initiative since its
inception in 2010. They were actively involved in the definition and
the implementation of the initiative and contribute, through its
international experience for continuous improvement. It also sponsors
three companies from the first cohort.
About Aéro Montréal
Aéro Montréal, Quebec's aerospace cluster, is a strategic think tank
that groups all the major decision makers in Quebec's aerospace sector,
including companies, educational and research institutions,
associations and unions.
Aéro Montréal's mission is to mobilize industry players around common
goals and concerted actions to increase the cohesion and optimize
competitiveness of Quebec's aerospace cluster. It aims to foster the
growth and expansion of the cluster to ensure that it may continue to
create wealth for Montreal, Quebec and Canada. To find out more about
Aéro Montréal, visit www.aeromontreal.ca.
SOURCE: AERO MONTREAL
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