MIRABEL, QC, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Mecachrome, a leader in the aerospace industry whose main operations in
North America are located near Montreal, is pleased to announce that
they have been selected by Aerolia for the design, manufacture and
delivery of the Keel Beam for the Bombardier Global 7000 and Global
8000 business jets.
"Mecachrome is extremely pleased with this award by AEROLIA. It is a
mark of confidence in our companies design, fabrication and assembly
capabilities of major aerostructure sub-assemblies" said Pierre Ayotte,
Vice-President and Managing Director of Mecachrome Canada.
The Keel Beam, to be produced by Mecachrome Canada at its Mirabel
facility, will be delivered to AEROLIA at their St-Nazaire facility,
who in turn will install them on the center fuselage of each aircraft.
Mecachrome will be responsible for the design, manufacturing, final
assembly and delivery for each keel beam and this is for the life of
"I am very pleased with this award, as it strengthens our current
business relationship with AEROLIA and it contributes to Aerolia's
success with its first major diversification contract outside of
AIRBUS. This is not only great news for us, but also for many of the
local aerospace suppliers in Montreal who continue to support our
growth strategy" said Julio de Sousa, President of Mecachrome.
Based in France, Mecachrome is a leader in the design, engineering,
manufacturing and assembly of complex precision-engineered components
for aircraft and automotive applications, including aerostructural and
aircraft engine components, high-end automobile engine components and
motor racing engines. For over 75 years, Mecachrome has established a
significant presence and global reputation in certain high-precision
sectors of the aerospace, automotive and industrial equipment
industries, providing services primarily to original equipment
manufacturers. Mecachrome employs about 2 000 people in the world. For
more information on our products and services, please visit www.mecachrome.com.
For further information:
Corinne Collain - Communications Manager
Telephone: + 33 (0)2 47 85 01 50 or +33 (0)6 24 39 18 60