Sonaca Montreal and Bombardier Aerospace sign a letter of intent for the next
MIRABEL, QC, July 19, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Sonaca Montreal and Bombardier
Aerospace have agreed to soon renew all of Sonaca Montreal's contracts for the
manufacture of wing panels on Bombardier aircraft programs, for the period
Since 2003, Sonaca Montreal has demonstrated its expertise in the manufacture
of wing panels on many regional and business aircraft programs for the world's
largest aircraft manufacturers. Bombardier Aerospace recognizes the
opportunity to continue its valued collaboration with Sonaca Montreal.
Sonaca Montreal and Bombardier Aerospace have concluded a letter of intent
with the near-term objective of renewing the contracts for five years (January
2014 to December 2018).
In the event that the parties conclude a final agreement, Sonaca Montreal
would remain Bombardier Aerospace's supplier for the manufacture of wing
panels on the regional and business aircraft programs on which Sonaca Montreal
has been involved for several years, namely: Challenger 605*, Challenger 850*,
CRJ700*, CRJ900*, CRJ1000* NextGen*, Learjet 70*, Learjet 75* and Q400*
Said Mr. Philippe Hoste, CEO of Sonaca Montreal: "We wish to renew our
contracts with Bombardier Aerospace to confirm our position as a world leader
in the integration of manufacturing large aluminum aircraft structures."
About Sonaca Montreal
Sonaca Montreal is a subsidiary of the Belgian group Sonaca S.A. The company
manufactures large aerospace aluminium structures for the aviation industry.
Its core business involves the machining, surface treatment and assembly of
aircraft wing panels. Sonaca Montreal's clients are the most important
manufacturers of regional and business jets in the world. Sonaca Montreal is
located in Mirabel, Quebec, where it employs more than 310 people. For more
information on Sonaca Montreal, visit www.sonacamontreal.com
*Trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries
Philippe Hoste - CEO Sonaca Montreal Tel: +1-450-434-6114 extension
700 Fax: +1-450-434-5658
Geraldine Raedemaeker - Communication Coordinator Sonaca Montreal Tel:
+1-450-434-6114 extension 764 Fax: +1-450-434-2837
SOURCE: Sonaca Montreal
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