Shimco Awards Third Scholarship

Katie Chiasson, a third-year student at McMaster University, is the latest Shimco Scholarship recipient.

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario March 22, 2018 – Shimco, an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions has revealed the latest beneficiary of its annual scholarship program. Katie Chiasson, a third-year Mathematics and Statistics student in the Faculty of Science at McMaster University, is the 2017 recipient of the Shimco Scholarship.

Awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering at McMaster University since 2015, the Shimco Scholarship recognizes a student 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 the 2015 and 2016 beneficiary of the Shimco Scholarship.

Peter Voss, President and CEO of Shimco and members from the management team welcomed Katie Chiasson to Shimco’s headquarters in Cambridge, Ontario. “It was a pleasure to meet Katie and congratulate her personally on receiving the third Shimco Scholarship,” said Voss. “We are proud to invest in higher education and support dedicated students at McMaster University in their academic studies.”

“I am so honoured and thankful to be awarded the Shimco Scholarship founded by Peter Voss,” said Chiasson. “I was fortunate to meet all of the team at Shimco’s facility, to learn about their ground-breaking technology in aerospace, see the assembly process in action, and witness the forward-thinking, driven nature of the company.

“I admire Peter’s commitment to education as demonstrated through the company’s collaboration with university students as part of the company’s process. I am very grateful for Peter’s generosity and the value he holds in education.”

About Shimco
For over 30 years, Shimco has served the aerospace, defense, space, industrial and other sectors worldwide. Shimco is an award-winning, world-wide leader in the manufacture of precision parts and gap-management solutions (such as laminated and edge-bonded shims, tapers and spacers), in materials ranging from aluminum and titanium through to synthetics and composites and in PEO coated shims.

Shimco offers a tradition of innovation, precision and execution, providing solutions that conform to exacting international and customer-specific standards. Shimco is registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and is an ISO9001:2008 & AS9100C registered company. Our commitment to quality, on-time delivery, lean manufacturing, our employees, customer support, the environment, ethical business practices and financial strength is unparalleled. Canadian Headquarters are in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario.

We are dedicated to being a preferred strategic partner to global aerospace, space and defence OEMs and Tier 1 system integrators, suppliers and MRO organizations, providing value and service on everything that flies.