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SHIMCO BECOMES A CARIC MEMBER

Recently, Shimco was accepted as a member of the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), and was awarded the first CARIC Aero-Connect funded project in Ontario. CARIC is a non-profit organization that was created in 2014 with the federal government’s financial support. CARIC’s Mission is to generate and foster dialogue and collaboration […]

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARD DELIGHTS THE SHIMCO TEAM

Chamber of Commerce Award Delights the Shimco Team Shimco 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 team attended the event and were delighted to receive the award and recognition among their community peers. This award was […]

GIVING BACK TO THE CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY

Shimco and the family of Peter Voss, Shimco President, CEO and Owner, recently made generous donations to support the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation (CMHF) in its efforts to raise needed funds for new and expanded clinical services. As local residents, contributing to a world-class hospital with advanced patient care that supports the Cambridge community was […]

HOMEGROWN TECH

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

SEE WHAT YOU MAY HAVE MISSED AT SHIMCO

Lauded with the Markham Business Excellence Award in the category for Innovation as well as a string of Long Term Supply Agreements with major OEMs, Shimco is a one of its kind robust manufacturing success that is spearheading Canada’s presence in the global supply chain. Learn about our latest achievements: New Headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario […]

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