Shimco to Exhibit at Farnborough International Airshow in the Ontario Pavilion

Shimco will join other leading Ontario aerospace companies July 14-20, 2014 in Farnborough, UK

MARKHAM, Ontario (July 7, 2014) – Shimco, a leader in manufacturing precision parts, laminated and edge bonded shims, tapers and spacers, announced today their participation at the 49th Farnborough International Airshow to be held at the Aerodrome in Farnborough, UK from July 14- 20, 2014. The Ontario Aerospace Council and the Government of Ontario, Canada are working together to present the Ontario aerospace industry to the world at Farnborough in the Ontario Pavilion 4/C17-C19, Chalet B30.

Each year, PNAA assembles an internationally recognized team of analysts and experts from the industry to provide one of the most comprehensive programs in the United States. PNAA now hosts the largest conference in its sector on the US West Coast. More than 425 people from nearly 300 companies from the Americas, Europe and Asia attended the 2013 Conference and Suppliers Fair.

The Farnborough International Airshow prides itself on facilitating first-class business opportunities for the globalaerospace industry. As one of the world’s largest exhibitions and air displays, the show provides a wealth of dedicated and focused business platforms.

Ontario’s aerospace industry is diversified and technologyintensive.Over 200 Ontario companies whose primary activity is aerospace contribute to annual sales of ~$5.3 billion per year, with nearly 80 percent of it generated by exports. Today, more than 125 aerospace programs around the world – including the Airbus A380, Boeing 787 and the Joint Strike Fighter – incorporate made-in-Ontario components.

Peter Voss, President of Shimco, commented: “This is our fourth international Airshow in the Ontario Pavilion, and it has proved an ideal platform to engage with international aerospace companies, as the show draws visitors from around the world. Shimco’s international presence continues to grow, and we are close to signing an international distributor to further extend our supply chain at a global level. The Ontario Pavilion provides a centralized location at the event that showcases the expertise of Ontario companies in the aerospace indstry. We are proud to be one of the exhibitors in this prestigous stand to present our extensive range of custom manufactured products of solid, laminated, edge bonded and tapered shims, laminated sheets and precision machined parts.”

About Shimco
For over 25 years, Shimco has served the aerospace, defense, space, industrial and other sectors worldwide. Shimco is a leader in manufacturing precision parts, laminated and edge bonded shims, tapers and spacers in materials ranging from aluminum and titanium through to synthetics and composites.

Shimco offers a tradition of innovation, precision and execution, providing solutions that conform to exacting international and customer-specific standards. Shimco is an ISO9001:2008 & AS9100C registered company and their commitment to quality, on-time delivery, lean manufacturing and financial strength is unparalleled. Canadian Headquarters are located in Markham, Ontario.


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