When you take off and land on a large airliner, four times in 10 it’s on landing gear made by UTAS Landing Gear in Oakville or Messier-Bugatti-Dowty in Ajax.
When you’re flying on a Boeing jetliner at 35,000 feet, the warm, clean air you breathe is thanks to Honeywell engineers in Mississauga.
Why do so many aerospace companies do business in Ontario? Here you’ll find:
In Ontario, you’ll benefit from:
Ontario companies manufacture regional, business and special-purpose aircraft, small turbine engines, landing gear systems, aerospace structures and electrical systems. They service the full spectrum of aerospace demand, offering you faster, more convenient solutions.
|Aircraft integration and assembly||Bombardier (Q400, Global Series, CL-415)|
|Aircraft customization||Flying Colours Corp|
|Helicopters||Airbus Helicopters Canada|
|Engine systems||Pratt & Whitney Canada|
|Structural components||Arnprior Aerospace, Magellan Aerospace, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Canada Aerospace|
|Landing gear systems||Héroux-Devtek, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, Sumitomo Precision Products Canada Aircraft, UTC Aerospace Systems – Landing Gear|
|Electronic systems||CMC Electronics, L-3 Communications, Safran Electronics Canada, TrueNorth Avionics|
|Composite component manufacturing||Apex Composites, Fleet Canada, Comtek Advanced Structures|
|Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)||Kelowna Flightcraft, Premier Aviation, Voyageur Airways|
|Satellites and space robotics||COM DEV, Neptec Design Group, MDA|
|Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)||Aeryon Labs|
Ontario is home to one of the best educated talent pools in the world. Here, 65% of adults have completed post-secondary education, more than in any other OECD country, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Japan.
Ontario's strengths are derived from strict enforcement of equal opportunity laws, clear government-mandated health and retirement benefits, low levels of corruption, and the high quality and broad availability of training facilities. Out of 138 global cities examined, Toronto ranked third for low risks associated with employment and redeployment.
|1||New York City|
|Source: AON Consulting, 2013|
Aerospace manufacturing costs in Canada are lower than in any G7 nation.
|Source: KPMG Competitive Alternatives 2014 Report|
|R&D Intensity on GDP||Percent of activity in R&D|
|Source: Canada Revenue Agency and U.S. Internal Revenue Service, 2014|
With global competition increasing, we are launching a collaborative initiative that will further cement our reputation for aerospace excellence.
Find out how the creation of an aerospace campus at Downsview Park in Toronto will promote R&D, skilled workforce development, and industry partnerships, while furthering the global competitiveness of our aerospace sector.
Bring your products to market faster and more cost-effectively here. We offer a strategic location and an extensive transportation infrastructure.
Disclaimer: Information contained in this video was current at the time of its production. Statistics quoted are subject to change.