Chirag Patel’s former experience and training, along with his dedication and hard work since the launch of Shimco’s new division in 2020, has earned him the lead role as Operations Manager, Shimco Special Processes.
CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, February 16, 2023 – Shimco, an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts, gap-management solutions and specialized coatings has announced the promotion of Chirag Patel from Quality and Engineering Manager Special Processes to Operations Manager Special Processes. Chirag has been a vital member of the Shimco team in this division since inception and has played a key role in the company’s recent successes.
In his Previous role as Special Processes Quality and Engineering Manager, Chirag was responsible for ensuring that Shimco met all the requirements for Nadcap approval. Thanks to his expertise and attention to detail, Shimco received Nadcap approval on its first attempt. He also worked tirelessly to secure approvals from Bombardier and Airbus Canada for their special processes, once again achieving approvals on the first attempt.
As Shimco’s new Operations Manager Special Processes, Chirag will be responsible for overseeing the company’s special processes division.
These responsibilities will include managing the team responsible for meeting the ongoing Nadcap requirements and securing additional customer approvals.
Speaking about Chirag’s promotion, Peter Voss, CEO of Shimco, said, “Chirag has proven himself to be an invaluable member of our team. His dedication to ensuring that we meet all the necessary requirements for Nadcap and customer approvals has been instrumental in our recent successes. We are very fortunate to have Chirag leading our Special Processes division and we look forward to the continued growth and success of this area of our business.”
Chirag expressed his gratitude for the opportunity, saying, “I’m honored to take on this new role and to continue to be a part of Shimco’s success. I’m looking forward to the new challenges and opportunities that this position presents and I can’t wait to get started. Thank you to the leadership at Shimco for their support and confidence in my abilities.”
Shimco is an award-winning, world-leader in the manufacture of high-precision standard and custom aerospace-grade shims, shim materials, precision machined parts, metal surface treatments and wireless sensors for the DPHM market space. Serving the OEM, Tier 1 and MRO aerospace, space and defense markets, Shimco is the #1 aerospace gap management solutions supplier in Canada and Latin America. A majority of the world’s aerospace OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers buy from Shimco.
Our commitment to quality, on-time delivery, lean manufacturing, our employees, customer support, the environment, ethical business practices, local and national community support and financial strength is unparalleled. Shimco is AS9100D certified, Canadian Controlled Goods registered (ITAR compliant), Joint Certification Program registered and Nadcap® accredited.
Canadian Headquarters are in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario.
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