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Héroux-Devtek receives $15.8 million in new orders

Aug. 5, 2008, Longueuil, Que. LONGUEUIL - Héroux-Devtek Inc., a leading Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, has announced that its Landing Gear Division has been awarded additional contracts for the repair and production of landing gear components.


August 5, 2008
By Administrator

Aug. 5, 2008, Longueuil, Que. LONGUEUIL – Héroux-Devtek Inc., a leading
Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, has
announced that its Landing Gear Division has been awarded additional
contracts for the repair and production of landing gear components
mainly for the B-2, C-5, F-16, P-3 and T-37 aircraft, essentially from
the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy. Production will be spread out
over the next four years, with deliveries expected to start in fiscal
year 2009. The combined value of the contracts is more than $15.8
million.

Profile

Héroux-Devtek, a Canadian company, serves two main market segments: Aerospace and Industrial Products, specializing in the design, development, manufacture and repair of related systems and components. Héroux-Devtek supplies both the commercial and military sectors of the Aerospace segment with landing gear systems (including spare parts, repair and overhaul services) and airframe structural components. The Company also supplies the industrial segment with large components for power generation equipment and precision components for other industrial applications. Approximately 70 per cent of the Company's sales are outside Canada, mainly in the United States. The Company's head office is located in Longueuil, Québec with facilities in the Greater Montreal area (Longueuil, Dorval, Laval and Rivière-des-Prairies); Kitchener and Toronto, Ont.; Arlington, Texas and Cincinnati, Ohio.

Forward-Looking Statements

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