Heroux-Devtek receives nealry $16 million in military orders
May 18, 2010, Longueuil, Que. - Héroux-Devtek Inc. today announced that its Landing Gear Division has been awarded additional orders for the manufacturing of landing gear components.
These orders, essentially from the US Air Force and US Navy, are mainly for the B-1B, C-130, C-5, KC-135R and P-3 aircraft. Production will be spread out over the next four years, with deliveries starting in fiscal year 2011. The combined value of the contracts is approximately Cdn$16 million.
"These contracts expressively highlight the strength of the military aerospace market," mentioned Gilles Labbé, President and CEO of Héroux-Devtek. "Through superior product quality, on-time deliveries and excellent customer service, Héroux-Devtek is increasingly recognized as an important supplier for both military forces and leading OEMs. Our proven track record on a wide-range of aircraft programs, as well as for both new components and aftermarket services, is a major constituent of our ability to efficiently service the needs of the global military aerospace market."