Agreement further strengthens Celestica's aerospace and defense offering through acquisition of key capabilities
TORONTO, April 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE,TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that Honeywell Aerospace has subcontracted to Celestica final assembly and test, and repair and overhaul (R&O) for certain product lines, including electric power, and air and thermal management systems at Honeywell's facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The assembly and test operations continue to be based at the Mississauga location, but are now managed by Celestica.
As part of this agreement, approximately 330 full-time employees from the Honeywell Mississauga location have joined Celestica.
"This agreement further strengthens the relationship between Celestica and Honeywell Aerospace and provides the platform for Celestica to deliver additional value to Honeywell," said Craig Muhlhauser, Chief Executive Officer, Celestica. "The operational and regulatory capabilities that Celestica has acquired as part of this agreement, combined with the skills and experience of the team in Mississauga, complement the broad range of aerospace and defense solutions we can offer our customers globally and further differentiates us in the marketplace."
Celestica is dedicated to delivering end-to-end product lifecycle solutions to drive our customers' success. Through our simplified global operations network and information technology platform, we are solid partners who deliver informed, flexible solutions that enable our customers to succeed in the markets they serve. Committed to providing a truly differentiated customer experience, our agile and adaptive employees share a proud history of demonstrated expertise and creativity that provides our customers with the ability to overcome complex challenges.
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SOURCE Celestica Inc.
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