M1 Composites Technology Inc. (Laval, Quebec, Canada) announced on Jan. 22 the opening of its new advanced composites repair facility and manufacturing plant. This state-of- the-art facility is designed to provide rapid turnaround of damaged commercial and military aircraft components.
“Our team of highly experienced technicians combined with a cutting edge facility will provide a catered solution to meet specific customer needs” says Lorenzo Marandola, M1 Composites president. “The key factor in achieving a rapid turnaround for repairs is the proximity to the Montreal airport and military maintenance operations, coupled with the internal agility of the M1 system.”
The 24,000-ft2/2,230m2 facility features a certified cleanroom, large curing oven, paint finishing operation and a full cadre of repair equipment. As a new entity in the aircraft composites repair arena, M1 Composites Technology says it is positioned to provide top level resources and highly qualified personnel to service the aircraft, military and commercial markets.
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