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 the aircraft.
"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.
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