New jobs created at Ontario aerospace component maker

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by Design Engineering staff

Mississauga, Ont.-based Cyclone Manufacturing Inc., a makers of parts for aerospace manufacturers, is creating 133 jobs by investing in new technology that will help improve its products and win new business.

Their customers have included Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer, and by innovating, Cyclone can use new materials to make aircraft parts that are lighter. This allows their customers to make aircraft that are more fuel efficient, lowering costs for airlines and reducing emissions. The Ontario government is providing a grant of nearly $7.7 million to support the company’s investment of more than $50 million over the next five years.

“Cyclone Manufacturing is securing high-value, sustainable jobs for the future. Thanks to Ontario’s highly skilled workforce, Cyclone Manufacturing is creating innovative, energy efficient products that will boost Ontario’s economy,” Economic Development Minister Michael Bryant said.

“The support from the Government of Ontario allows us to accelerate our growth plans. With this investment we’ll be able to offer our customers a broader range of products and services, while reducing our impact on the environment,” Cyclone president Andrew Sochaj said.

Cyclone also helps assemble parts for space exploration, and is one of more than 350 aerospace suppliers in Ontario. Ontario companies supply several major aerospace programs, including the Boeing 787, the Airbus A380 and A350, Bombardier’s Q400 turboprop and the Joint Strike Fighter.