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Shimco Patrocina a Primeira Feira Aeronáutica Internacional Brasileira – IBAS (International Brazil Air Show)

A estreia do evento brasileiro com foco no Mercado Aeorespacial Internacional e na Infraestrutura de Aeroportos acontecerá entre os dias 29 de março a 02 de abril. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (15 de março, 2017) – Shimco, uma líder mundial na fabricação de peças de precisão, revestimentos especializados e soluções em gerenciamento de lacunas patrocina com orgulho […]

Shimco Supports Local Hospital Community Campaign

The company and the Voss family make generous donations to the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation for new and expanded patient services. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (February 14, 2017) – Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts, specialized coatings and gap-management solutions and the family of Peter Voss, Shimco President, CEO and Owner recently made […]


2016 was a pivotal year for Shimco that began with a successful relocation to a newly constructed 25,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario. The increased capacity and advancements in manufacturing processes, such as lean production methods, paperless production floor, an electronic Kanban system, and new labour-saving equipment has boosted Shimco’s overall productivity and efficiency. […]

Homegrown tech

Posted on January 2, 2017 by Lisa Gordon Shimco has always specialized in filling gaps. The Cambridge, Ont.-based precision parts manufacturer is known worldwide for building custom shims–small parts used by aerospace original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to fill the gaps that naturally occur between various aircraft components. Since 2011 when president Peter Voss took over […]


Awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering at McMaster University, the Shimco Scholarship recognizes a student in their second year of study or higher demonstrating outstanding academic achievement, and who emulates the core values of Shimco: honesty, integrity, respect and cooperation Carmen Bracho, a Mechanical Engineering and Management student, was […]

How a small Canadian company that makes tiny shims is selling to international giants

MARY GOODERHAM Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 4:50AM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016 5:39AM EDT It’s a company that redefines the “small” in small business, but Shimco North America Inc. thinks big. A maker of shims and spacers that are as thin as one-thousandth of an inch […]

Shimco Completes Move to Cambridge and Boosts Manufacturing Capacity

Shimco has successfully relocated its company headquarters to a new 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (October 14, 2016) – Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts, specialized coatings and gap-management solutions has completed its move from Markham, Ontario to a new 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art manufacturing […]

Shimco Appoints Providence Group as Exclusive Representative in Ukraine and Belarus

Providence Group will introduce Shimco precision parts and gap-management solutions to the markets during AVIASVIT XXI 11-14 October 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (September 8, 2016) – Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts, specialized coatings and gap-management solutions has expanded its presence in Eastern Europe with the appointment of Providence […]


As you may have heard, this has been a big year for us at Shimco. We’ve moved into our new facility in Cambridge, Ontario, expanded our business offerings and global footprint, and have been featured in major industry publications. Clearly we’re doing something right – and we’ve decided to continue this trend by incorporating new […]


Bombardier’s new C Series aircraft has found a customer – creating a significant milestone for the company. By ordering 75 CS100 aircraft with the option to buy another 50 later on, Delta has become Bombardier’s biggest customer with the sale valued at about $5.6 billion at published rates. But this isn’t just an achievement for […]