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Tulmar acquires metal fabricator Mil-Quip

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada - Tulmar, a leading Canadian provider of engineered textiles to the Canadian Defence and Aviation markets has acquired the assets of Quebec metal fabricator Mil-Quip.  The new company will operate as Mil-Quip Groupe Tulmar.

"The acquisition of Mil-Quip is a strategic move to vertically integrate our supply chain and make fabrication solutions a core capability", states Tulmar President Barney Bangs.  "We believe this will position us for long-term success on global Defence programs."

We are very excited to be part of the Tulmar Group.  This will bring long-term stability and will leverage the complimentary capabilities of both companies, explains Etienne Carreau, Mil-Quip VP Business Development.  "In addition to the synergies we can achieve in manufacturing, we can now offer our clients a more comprehensive suite of integrated capabilities."

About Mil-Quip
Mil-Quip located in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, has been serving the Defence and Transportation markets for the past 30 years.  Mil-Quip has complete metal fabricating capabilities including laser cutting and punching, CNC controlled bending and machining, steel and aluminum welding, as well as liquid paint and powder coated finishing.  Mil-Quip has an integrated approach that offers design, in-house fabrication and product integration to deliver customized fabrication solutions tailored to OEM program requirements.

About Tulmar
Established in 1992, Tulmar comprises a number of business units.  Tulmar Safety Systems (Hawkesbury, Ontario) provides engineered textiles for Defence vehicles, life support products, engineering services and MRO for Defence and Aviation.  Tulmar Technical Services (Dorval, Quebec) provides maintenance management services for airline training centers across Canada.  Tulmar Manufacturing, (Ogdensburg, New York) provides distribution and logistics services for Defence prime contractors in Canada and the United States.

Contacts:  Helena Vandeweerd
                 Director of Marketing
                 Tel: (613) 632-1282 x 236

                 Etienne Carreau
                 VP Business Development
                 Tel: (450) 358-4376 x 130
Posted 2013-08-23
Last Modified 2013-08-23 16:02