Organization: Joint Strike Fighter

SADI invests $7.7 million in Asco Aerospace

The Strategic Aerospace Defence Initiative (SADI) is providing Asco Aerospace Canada Ltd with $7.7 million in support of a $19.2-million project to reduce production times and costs for the manufacture of specialized aircraft components. A subsidiary of ASCO Industries, Zavente Belgium, the Delta BC-based firm will use the funding to enhance the manufacturing process for…

TPC invests in nanotech coatings R&D for aircraft

Integran Technologies Inc has received $3.6 million from Technology Partnerships Canada to develop nano-structured coatings technology for the aerospace and defence sectors.The $8.6-million R&D program will see the Toronto-based firm dev-elop nano-crystalline cobalt-phosphorous coatings as a cheaper and more environmentally benign alternative to hard chrome plating currently used by industry. The coating technology will have…

PyroGenesis to develop new defence technology

PyroGenesis Inc has received $5.6 million from Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) to help fund a $14-million project to develop, fabricate and demonstrate new technology for the aerospace and defence sectors. The Montreal-based firm will develop its novel vacuum plasma spray forming (VPSF) manufacturing process for producing components at a lower cost. The project marks the…