QUEBEC, May 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Mecnov NDT Systems announced today that it
has finalised an agreement with UK-based Midas-NDT Systems to
collaborate on the sales, promotion and manufacturing of ultrasonic
inspection systems for advanced composite materials used in aerospace
The collaboration between the two companies, which manufacture automated
inspection systems for a variety of industries such as aerospace,
automotive, oil & gas, aims to diversify revenues for Mecnov and expand
Midas-NDT's geographical bases. Since the agreement was concluded in
February 2011, Mecnov and Midas-NDT have been actively bidding
conjointly on various projects.
''It is an ideal match for both Mecnov and Midas-NDT" says Erick
Pelletier, VP of Business Development, "since our combined portfolios
and expertise will benefit both our companies.'' He went on to say that
the addition of the Midas-NDT ultrasonic inspection systems to Mecnov's
offering, would serve to complete their offering for existing and
James Boaden, Chief Executive Officer of Midas-NDT adds "our association
will allow us to introduce our industry-recognised inspection systems
to North and South American markets.''
Both companies will be exhibiting together at the upcoming SAMPE 2011
show (Society for the Advancement & Material Process Engineering), to
be held from May 23rd to 26th in Long Beach, California, where exhibitors include leading advanced
composite manufacturers for the aerospace industry.
Automated non-destructive testing (NDT) systems are used by
manufacturers of primary structures and components for aircraft,
high-speed railroad transportation, oil & gas prospection and
production, nuclear power generation and many other applications.
Ultrasound, radiography and visual or infrared imaging are amongst the
technologies used to perform NDT inspections in the manufacturing
ABOUT MECNOV NDT SYSTEMS
Mecnov NDT Systems, a division of Mecnov, Inc., provides non-destructive
testing (NDT) automated systems to manufacturers serving the aerospace,
automotive, oil and gas and power generation industries. Mecnov's
industrial-strength handling and inspection systems meet the stringent
requirements of heavy industry clients, while providing the necessary
accuracy and resolution required by lighter industries. As an
independent NDT solution provider, the company uses the latest
available inspection technologies and offers our customers leading-edge
inspection solutions. Earlier this year, Mecnov announced the
acquisition of Contour Dynamics Inc. in Wichita, Kansas.
ABOUT MIDAS-NDT SYSTEMS
Midas-NDT is a company based in England dedicated to the design,
manufacture and world-wide supply of automated ultrasonic inspection
systems. Offering a turnkey solution, Midas-NDT manufactures all
aspects including the mechanical system, electronics, software,
ultrasonic instruments and transducers. With over thirty years of
experience within the aerospace industry, Midas-NDT can offer a
comprehensive range of standard products or can tailor solutions to
meet individual customer requirements.
For further information:
Erick Pelletier, Vice President, Business Development, Mecnov Inc.
T: +1 (418) 837-7475
F: +1 (418) 837-7653
James Boaden CEO, Midas NDT Ltd
T: +44 (0) 1600891357
F: +44 (0) 1600891263