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1/13/2014

Comtek wins composite floors contract for Bombardier business jets

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Canada-based Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd. will design and manufacture the floor panels on Bombardier's Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft.

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Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd. (Burlington, Ontario, Canada), a wholly­owned subsidiary of Avcorp Industries Inc., reported on Jan. 6 that it has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture the floor panels on Bombardier Aerospace's (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft. Comtek will commence design engineering in early 2014.

"Comtek is pleased to continue its support of Bombardier through the Global 7000 and Global 8000 aircraft programs," states Brent Collver, president of Comtek. "It is Comtek's culture to continuously innovate and deliver the highest performing products to our customers. This culture is at the core of our long-­standing relationship with Bombardier and we are excited to expand it further into Bombardier's premier business jet segment."

Comtek currently supplies floor panels to Bombardier Aerospace for the CRJ700, CRJ900, CRJ1000, Q400 and Learjet 85 aircraft, and also provides aftermarket supply to aircraft operators.

Founded in 1994, Comtek Advanced Structures is an advanced composite design, fabrication and repair facility. Specializing in out­of­autoclave processes, Comtek provides composite solutions from conceptual design and analysis through to manufacturing, testing and airworthiness certification.

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