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SHIMCO BREAKS GROUND AT NEW HEADQUARTERS

Shimco, a world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap management solutions, announced today the inauguration of its new headquarters was held at their future 25,000 square foot facility site in Cambridge, Ontario. Relocation of Shimco’s current headquarters in Markham, Ontario to Cambridge is planned for December 2015. The new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility […]

A LOOK AT AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING IN ONTARIO

The aerospace manufacturing sector in Ontario brings in annual revenue of 5.3 billion dollars, which can largely be attributed to exports. In fact, 80% of that number accounts for satisfied global customers and buyers who rely on Ontario’s contributions to carry their supply chain from concept through to actual production. Why Ontario? The reasons are […]

AVDEL AEROSPACE NOW REPRESENTING SHIMCO IN INDIA

Avdel Aerospace is a division of Avdel (India) Pvt. Ltd. which was founded in 1961 and supplies fasteners, raw material and other hardware to aerospace and industrial customers. With warehouses and sales office locations around India including Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai Thiruvananthapuram and Kanpur, Avdel Aerospace has a strategic advantage of effectively covering the geography of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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