Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group Opens Abbotsford Office

By August 8, 2014Business, Business News

Sector leader selects solely owned space on Abbotsford Airport Grounds as North American New Business and Operations hub

Submitted. Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group’s (MADG) CEO Steve Fitz-Gerald and Marshall Aerospace Canada CEO Derek Gilmour welcomed Member of Parliament for Abbotsford, Ed Fast, The Honourable Mike de Jong, Provincial Minister of Finance and MLA for Abbotsford West, Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman, Abbotsford Airport Authority Chair, David Holmberg and other noted guests from the aerospace sector, to celebrate the official opening of the
new Marshall Aerospace Canada building on Abbotsford Airport grounds.

Brief remarks were provided by noted dignitaries, followed by a ribbon-cutting photo opportunity and building tours.

According to their website, “[MADG] is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies that delivers innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

“We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice. We are renowned and respected worldwide for our quality of service, engineering excellence, flexibility and reliability.

“Part of the 105 year-old Marshall Group of Companies, which has an annual turnover of £1.3 billion, we have over 80 years of aviation experience and have completed over 1500 aircraft modifications in 35 countries. Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

“Headquartered at our office in Cambridge, UK, and with offices in four continents around the globe, we have a worldwide customer base. We employ over 2000 people and have an annual turnover exceeding £295 million.”

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