VANCOUVER, Feb. 23 /CNW/ - Avcorp Industries Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Vitorio Stana, Director of Quality, is the 2009 recipient of the prestigious Transport Canada Aviation Safety Award which recognizes persons, groups, companies, organizations, agencies or departments that have contributed, in an exceptional way, to aviation safety in Canada.
The Award, a certificate and letter signed by the Minister of Transport, was presented to Mr. Stana today as part of the National Aviation Day proceedings at the Canadian Aviation Museum in Ottawa.
Mr. Stana has been the Director of Quality at Avcorp since 2006. During this time he has lead initiatives that have seen Avcorp obtain both NADCAP and AS9100 approvals, while establishing and maintaining Avcorp's Quality Management System.
"I'm very honoured to accept this award," Mr. Stana said, "but I am even prouder of our whole team at Avcorp. In this sense, this award reflects the safety awareness of all of us at Avcorp."
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the world's leading aircraft companies, including Boeing, Bombardier, and Cessna. With more than 50 years of experience, 483 skilled employees and 354,000 square feet of facilities, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require lower-cost, light-weight, strong, reliable structures. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AVP).
MARK VAN ROOIJ
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SOURCE Avcorp Industries Inc.
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