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NEW MATERIALS REVOLUTIONIZING THE AEROSPACE SECTOR

The development of new materials isn’t anything new in aviation. Early airplanes were cloth and wood, but over the years metals and other more advanced materials like carbon fiber have become commonplace. Manufacturers such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Embraer, along with organizations such as NASA, DARPA, and the Pentagon, are all investigating new materials […]

Shimco and Keronite Sign A greement at Paris Airshow

The two companies have entered into a development agreement to produce a new product range for aerospace applications. MARKHAM, Ontario(June 19, 2015)–Shimco,a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap management solutions, announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a dvanced surface solutions company Keronite for the development of […]

NEW BUILDING AND LOCATION FOR SHIMCO HEADQUARTERS ANNOUNCED

Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions, announced today the upcoming move of Shimco’s headquarters to a brand new building in Cambridge, Ontario. Ground breaking for the new site will take place in July 2015 with the relocation planned for December 2015. The new 25,000 square foot facility in […]

LEAN MANUFACTURING IN THE AEROSPACE SUPPLY CHAIN

What is Lean Manufacturing? The process of lean manufacturing is one that suppliers have to take seriously in order to meet consumer demands. Lean refers to all parts of the process, from design and manufacturing to delivery and support, according to a recent Boeing article. The processes in each of these areas are highly efficient […]

A REVIEW OF WHAT’S NEW IN SPACE

Fortunately, many organizations are continuing to make strides in the study of astronautics. NASA is perhaps the most well-known, and for good reason. For decades, NASA has been at the forefront of space exploration and discovery. Shimco has supplied various products to NASA over the years, including custom washers that were used in the Canadarm […]

STRIVING TO KEEP FLYING ABOVE THE COMPETITION

In a bid to extend its influence and continuously evolve according to the latest industry standards and innovations, Shimco spends time and money attending top-of-the-line air shows hosted by communities and societies of import within its target market. SHIMCO’S MAIN TRADE SHOW ITINERARY: Farnborough and Paris Air Shows The Farnborough, UK and Paris, France air […]

CANADA’S GROWING MANUFACTURING SECTOR

Since our company was established over 25 years ago, we’ve been a well-known and reliable manufacturer of precision parts used in the aviation, defense, nuclear and a number of other industries. Headquartered in Ontario, Canada, we’re proud to play a significant and important role in Canada’s manufacturing industry. The Canadian government is working hard to […]

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: POLYIMIDE SHIMS

At Shimco, we have over 25 years of experience producing many different kinds of shims for a range of industries and applications. We are truly experts in shims. One of the many types of shims we produce—used mainly for the aerospace industry, but certainly not limited to this—are polyimide shims, made out of a polyimide […]

KEEPING UP WITH THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

At Shimco, we have over 25 years of experience working with the aerospace industry, providing them with solutions to their needs. As such, we are always staying connected to the industry, and informed about the latest news, topics, trends, and changes. One of the best ways to do this, of course, is to attend aerospace […]

RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING ECONOMICS OF THE SUPPLY CHAIN

At the beginning of 2013, Supply Chain Digest ran a story in which supply chain “gurus” made predictions for the year ahead. Some came true, some didn’t. One of the predictions came from analysts at IDC Manufacturing Insights. It dealt with manufacturer sourcing, and the overall prediction was for “changes in sourcing practices.” This seems […]

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