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A fresh new look for Shimco’s Website

Revamped design and enhanced navigation reflects the company’s commitment to innovation. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario October 27, 2017 – Shimco, an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions has published its newly designed corporate website. With a fresh new look, the new site features a platform with improved navigation and increased product […]

‘Too nice’: Do Canadians lack a killer business instinct?

MARY GOODERHAM Special to The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 Last updated Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 5:39AM EDT Shortly after he bought Shimco North America Inc. in 2011, Peter Voss found the staff of the company, which makes spacers for machines and aircraft parts, talking with a neighbour from across the street. […]

Shimco Joins Ontario Showcase at the Paris Air Show 2017

The Ontario Government, in partnership with the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC), is organizing the Ontario presence. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario June 8, 2017 – Shimco, an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions will join other leading Ontario aerospace manufacturers at the 52nd edition of the Paris Air Show taking place at […]

Shimco Accepted as Member of CARIC

The first CARIC Aero Connect project funding in Ontario was awarded to Shimco. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario May 10, 2017 – Shimco, an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions was recently accepted as a member of the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC). The first CARIC Aero-Connect funded […]

Shimco Wins Cambridge Chamber of Commerce 2016 Business Excellence Award

New Venture of the Year was awarded to Shimco. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (April 11, 2017) – Shimco, an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions was recently named “New Venture of the Year” by the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce during their 2016 Business Excellence Awards ceremony. Many members of the Shimco […]

Shimco Sponsors the First International Brazilian Air Show

The debut Brazilian event focusing on international aerospace and airport infrastructure will take place March 29th to April 2nd. CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (March 15, 2017) – Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions is proudly sponsoring the first International Brazil Air Show (IBAS) to be held March 29 – April […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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