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AIDC Attended the Canadian Aerospace Summit and Signed Procurement Contract with Cyclone

The 2019 Canadian Aerospace Summit was held on November 12th and 13th in Ottawa with participation of more than 1200 representatives from the international aerospace industry, including the AIDC delegation which was led by the Chairman, Hu Kai-Hung. AIDC has participated in this summit for 5 consecutive years to maintain and enhance connections with the global supply chain and to explore potential suppliers of goods or services. AIDC will host the Taiwan Aerospace Industry and Policy Forum on December 6, 2019. What they learned from the Canadian Summit will be shared with the Taiwan forum participants.
Apart from attending meetings hosted by the summit, on November 15th in Mississauga, Ottawa, AIDC also signed a 3-year procurement contract with Cyclone Manufacturing. With the assistance and support of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada, a procurement contract to supply Bombardier CL350 components was signed by both the AIDC representative, Chairman Hu Kai-Huang, and the Cyclone President, Mr. Andrew Sochaj, which was witnessed by Mr. Jordan Reeves, the Executive Director of the Canadian Trade Office in Taipei.
Cyclone has provided quality products including for example; ribs, wing spars, skins, doors and window frames to the aerospace industry, and has been a loyal supplier to AIDC since 1997. With continuous expansion in the last 30 years, Cyclone currently is a major manufacturing partner of AIDC’s commercial aircraft programs.
AIDC Chairman Hu Kai-hung stated that participation in the aerospace summit offers a great opportunity to interact with the global aerospace community in exchange of latest trends, technologies, and opportunities in the global aviation market, and to strengthen long term cooperative relationships with business partners in the advancement of Taiwan aerospace industry’s participation in the global aerospace supply chain.