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SHIMCO AWARDS 2ND SCHOLARSHIP

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 […]

SHIMCO BOOSTS MANUFACTURING CAPACITY WITH NEW MAZAK UPGRADES

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 […]

WHAT BOMBARDIER’S SALE TO DELTA MEANS FOR COMMERCIAL AEROSPACE

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 […]

THE TRUE IMPACTS OF LOWER GAS PRICES IN AVIATION

Recently, fuel prices have dropped, but there seems to be disagreement about how this affects airlines. Fuel prices are often hedged, which means airline companies try to protect their losses by buying fuel at set prices months in advance. The benefit is that if fuel prices rise, they are locked into lower prices. The drawback […]

SHIMCO ATTENDED TWO MAJOR AEROSPACE EVENTS IN FEBRUARY

2016 is already off to a busy start, and Shimco is keeping the momentum going by participating in two aerospace trade shows this month. As a leader in aerospace precision parts manufacturing, we’re proud to show off our capabilities and network with other major contributors to the industry. The first show we attended was the […]

Shimco Set for Participation at Two Key Aerospace Events in USA and Singapore

Shimco Set for Participation at Two Key Aerospace Events in USA and Singapore In February, Shimco will attend the PNAA conference and Singapore Airshow. MARKHAM, Ontario (February 1, 2016) – Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions is set to join leading Ontario aerospace companies at the Pacific Northwest […]

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