Ontario at Paris Airshow
June 17-23, 2013
Visit us in Hall 3, Stand 60
Discover why Ontario is a global hotspot for innovative aerospace companies, offering world-class R&D tax credits and incentives, low business costs, market proximity and a deep talent pool of highly skilled workers.
Ontario and the Ontario Aerospace Council (OAC) will present the Ontario aerospace industry at the Paris Airshow 2013 in Hall 3, Stand C60.
Representatives of over 20 leading Ontario aerospace companies and industry investment specialists will be available to talk about how Ontario’s competitive advantages can support your global expansion needs.
Ontario – Your Next Big Idea
The Ontario aerospace industry is situated in the heart of Canada’s strongest and most diverse technology-based industrial and commercial business community. Ontario’s aerospace industry is highly diversified across the supply chain with important clusters in Eastern Ontario, Southwestern Ontario and Niagara. It industry generates approximately $6.5B in sales annually.
Ontario supports cutting-edge aerospace programs for more than 125 aerospace programs around the world including OEMs such as Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Lockheed Martin. There are 350 globally competitive aerospace companies in Ontario including several OEMs, Tier 1 integrators, and Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers. These include:
- OEMs such as Bombardier, Eurocopter Canada and Pratt and Whitney Canada
- Tier 1 integrators like Honeywell, MDA, Messier-Dowty, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Canada Aerospace and UTC Aerospace Systems (formerly Goodrich)
- Tier 2 suppliers including Centra Industries, Cyclone Manufacturing, Noranco and Safran Electronics, and
- A wide range of aerospace / aviation design, manufacturing, and product support capabilities.
Ontario’s aerospace industry is delivering innovative solutions for fuel efficiency, emissions control and noise reduction, whether it’s innovative technologies for engines or lightweight materials and advanced communication systems. Ontario companies are globally competitive across diverse market segments such as commercial and business aircraft, commercial helicopters, wings and fuselage, landing gear systems, and satellite systems. Exports represent approximately 80% of Ontario’s aerospace revenues making Ontario’s industry uniquely responsive to global markets and trends.
Ontario - Aerospace Leadership
Ontario has some 350 aerospace companies. Bombardier's Q400 series regional aircraft and its Global Series of business jets are assembled in Toronto, Ontario.
Ontario's 350 aerospace firms:
- sell approximately $6.5 billion annually
- employ over 22,000 highly skilled workers
- are developing lighter, greener, stronger, more efficient next generation products using advanced polymers, bio-composites and super conductive materials, and
- have broad capabilities including: regional, business and special-purpose aircraft, turbine engines, landing gear systems, aerospace structures and environmental and electrical systems.