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Innotech Aviation Paint Facility

Dec. 10, 2007, Montreal, Que. - Innotech Aviation has begun construction of its new 41,000 square foot, twin-bay aircraft paint facility at Montreal’s Pierre Trudeau International Airport.

December 10, 2007
Carey Fredericks

phpinnopaintDec. 10, 2007, Montreal, Que. – Innotech Aviation has begun construction of its new 41,000 square foot, twin-bay aircraft paint facility located at Montreal’s Pierre Trudeau International Airport (YUL) in Dorval, Quebec. The detailed design was finalized earlier this Fall and the hangar is scheduled for completion in May, 2008.

The state-of-the-art facility is designed to accept aircraft as large as the Bombardier Global XRS busines jet. It will be the most modern and technologically advanced hangar for high-quality paint applications in North America, and will complete the company’s full-service capability for in-service and new-completion aircraft.

Environmentally friendly, with state-of-the-art filters and an independent waste water cleaning system, the facility will have also feature variable speed airflow, eliminating the need to pressurize the paint bay; and the capability to apply paint electrostatically. The paint bay is uniquely designed to ventilate and spray with a nose to tail cross-draft. These features provide a cleaner application, better adhesion and subsantially less paint waste than with conventional spray methods.

“We are pleased to have installed the first steel structures towards completing this ambitious project”, said Rob Brooks, company VP and general manager. ” Very soon North America will have the highest quality paint application facility the industry can offer. Already we are booking in-dates for the new paint shop, and customers are encouraged to contact the company to book slot availability for next summer.”


Innotech Aviation has been a Bombardier Preferred Completion Center since 2005, and is also an authorized maintenance facility for Challenger and Global Express business jets.

Innotech Aviation is an established leader in business aviation with more than 50 years of experience. A division of IMP Group ltd., a privately-held company recognized four times as one of the 50 best-managed in Canada, Innotech is based in Montreal. The company provides interior completions, maintenance, repair and overhaul, modifications, interior refurbishment, avionics installations, mechanical and avionics design and engineering to the world’s business aviation community.   

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