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D45 CRT LE Commuter Rapid Transit Coach

MCI Commuter Rapid Transit Coach

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) was developing a new coach, the MCI® D45 CRT LE Commuter Rapid Transit Coach and required our Fabrication Team’s expertise to verify their designs with functional prototypes. MCI was looking to create pilot buses that they could perform on-road testing with and as such, they needed parts that would perform similar…

Marine Target – Hammerhead Mark II

QinetiQ Target Systems is a world leader in providing unmanned air, land and surface vehicle targets for live-fire training and testing in the defence, security and aerospace markets. They needed support with a re-design on their existing Hammerhead Mark I Naval Target to reduce weight and optimize the design. We stepped in to keep their…

Tuvvaq Rig Mat

Tuvvaq 2.0 Rig Mat

Canadian Mat Systems (CMS) is a leading manufacturer of temporary structural foundation panels, commonly called mats, used to support operational activity in areas of low weight-bearing soil conditions. They approached us to optimize the design and materials for their Tuvvaq Rig Mat to reduce weight, cost and increase longevity while meeting functional requirements.  These mats,…

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Support

F35 Joint Strike Fighter

Magellan Aerospace is a global aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defense and space agencies worldwide. The manufacture and assembly of components for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program required Magellan to adopt new and advanced manufacturing technologies. We provided expertise supporting the qualification process…

Carbon Fibre Dog Wheelchair

carbon fibre dog wheelchair

Dog Quality is a leading provider of specialized senior dog assistance products that dramatically improve quality of life. They needed support developing a new product, a dog wheelchair that will help small-to-medium dogs with limited leg mobility move around freely. After they created an aluminum prototype with the support of BCIT MAKE+, the next step…

Windrower Product Development

Windrower Product Development

For over 70 years MacDon has been a world leader in technology, innovation and manufacturing of high-performance harvesting equipment. When they were developing their new M1 Windrower Series, they reached out to us for our expertise with design, analysis and the agriculture industry. Their main priority was the function and comfort for their customers combined…

Mining Control Panel Enclosure

Mining Control Panel Enclosure

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology is a leading global supplier of mining and rock excavation equipment, technology and services. We worked with Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology to design a waterproof fibreglass enclosure that houses the Sandvik Eris Control Panel. The panel is used in a harsh mining environment to remotely operate mining equipment and…

Roof Hatch for Zero-Emission Bus

New Flyer Industries is the largest transit bus manufacturer in North America, with over 85 years of experience in delivering innovative transit technology that offers the most advanced product line under the Xcelsior® and Xcelsior CHARGE™ brands. They approached us to fabricate a prototype roof hatch for their 60-foot battery-electric/fuel cell Xcelsior® bus from their…

Quality Control Support

CTS Composites

CTS Composites (CTS), a supplier of patterns and molds, approached us to perform quality control testing for tools and infused carbon fibre parts that they were manufacturing for a thrill ride client. We were asked to demonstrate that a minimum glass transition temperature for the composite material was achieved. For the tools, this confirms that…

Spider Brush Head

Spider Brush Head

Sande Curling Innovations is dedicated to improving the sport of curling and reached out to us for support with developing a new product. They had a concept for an optimized brush head that distributed pressure evenly to give curlers better control of the rock’s direction and speed. We stepped in to help them bring the…

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January 30, 2020


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January 27, 2020


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December 3, 2019


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September 4, 2019


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