AVIATION, SPACE AND DEFENCE SECTORS


Click on the URL of our customers to learn more about their business and how we have contributed to help them to achieve their diverse improvement objectives. See also other useful links at the bottom of the page.

PRAXAIR SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES d/b/a SERMATECH INTERNATIONAL

Customer profile: PRAXAIR SURFACE TECHNOLOGIES (PST) with operations in 11 countries is a subsidiary of PRAXAIR the largest industrial gazes company in the Americas. PST offers a comprehensive slate of high-performance coatings and technologies to the aviation, industrial gas turbine, energy and other industries.
Services delivered: Expertise and coaching for the upgrade of the existing QMS from AS 9100 rev B to C in 2011;
Mandate: Supply support to facilitate the implementation of the new requirements of SAE AS 9100 rév C and ISO 9001-2008 at the Dorval plant in order to prepare the future renewall of the Rolls-Royce, Pratt and Whitney and Napcap accreditations.
URL: http://www.praxair.com/na/us/pst/pst.nsf/AllContent/B59E8C11B54A5ECA8525775A007149E4?OpenDocument

 

ELI METAL

Customer profile: A manufacturing company specialized in CNC Precision and EDM (Electro Discharge Machining)  for the aerospace industry including certified detail parts, kitting and sub assemblies for engine, landing gear, structural and mechanical aerospace and other hi-tech components  
Services delivered: Expertise and training before the transition to AS 9100 rev B  
Mandate: Supply an awareness and training program for 60 staff and operators introducing how to understand and implement the new requirements of AS 9100 rev B and ISO 9001:2000 on a daily basis before to initiate the QMS certification process with an independent third party (confirmed in 2009).
URL:
http://www.elimetal.com/default.aspx

 

SERMATECH INTERNATIONAL, acquired in 2009 by Praxair Surface Technologies

Customer profile: SERMATECH INTERNATIONAL is a global supplier of protective coatings and advanced processes used on industrial and aviation gas turbines. Sermatech serves the aerospace, defense, power generation and oil and gas markets.
Services delivered: Expertise, consulting and outsourced audit in 1998  
Mandate: Supply  outsourced  audit as per AS 9100 of the existing QMS of the Dorval plant and a detailed report including recommendations for the upgrading  the existing system, in order to prepare the future second party assessments from their customers (Rolls-Royce, Pratt and Whitney and Napcap).
URL: http://www.praxair.com/na/us/pst/pst.nsf/AllContent/B59E8C11B54A5ECA8525775A007149E4?OpenDocument

 

FORTAS GROUP

Customer profile: A worldwide consulting company specialized in Aviation manufacturing and maintenance services, Simulators installation, update and relocation and Project management of aircraft outfitting and refurbishing services.
Services delivered: Expertise, coaching A to Z , training and audit
Mandate: To supply a customized executive coaching of the actual Chief Executive Officer including most of his staff personnel in ISO Quality management before to initiate the QMS certification process with an independent third party as per ISO 9001 (confirmed in 2007) of his first pionneer enterprise d/b/a CAF Consulting .
URL: http://www.fortasgroup.com

 

NAV CANADA (named previously TRANSPORT CANADA )

Customer profile: A federal institution now a private corporation, financed through publiclly-traded debt, providing the Air Navigation Service (ANS) coast to coast including air traffic control, flight information, weather briefings, aeronautical information services, airport advisory services and electronic aids to navigation.
Services delivered: Expertise and training focused to ISO Quality Planning in 1996; 
Mandat: To supply an awareness and training program for the Trafic Control and Flight Information personnel before to initiate the development of the future new Internet Flight Planning System (IFS)
URL:
https://fileflightplan.navcanada.ca/userguide.html

 

MSB

Customer profile: A designing and manufacturing company specialized in interior components for business and V.I.P. aircraft.
Services delivered: Expertise and coaching in metrology
Mandate: To supply a training program and to provide required support with the implementation of a state-of-the-art calibration program (phase 1) for all measuring instruments in order to prepare the future QMS certification as per AS 9100.  
URL:
http://msbexpertise.com/?Welcome-to-MSB-&cmd=Home&cmd_txt=EN

 

CANADIAN SPACE AGENCY (CSA), John H. Chapman Space Centre

Customer profile: Directorate of the CSA/SOD Headquarter  for the Canadian Satellite Operations at St-Hubert (Quebec) Canada
Services delivered: Expertise, consulting and training before ISO implementation in 2002;
Mandate: To supply an executive training program for the managing staff in order to facilitate the establishment of a Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to be used to evaluate the desirability of implementing a certified ISO QMS within the Satellite Operations Directorate.
Finally  the  SOD top management has concluded that the project was too expensive to be continued (1,5 person to be hired permanently) and was not a source of sufficient gain in term of public esteem and political fallouts.
URL: http://www.space.gc.ca/index.html

 

BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON, Mirabel (Quebec) Canada

Customer profile: Headquartered in Fort Worth (Texas), Bell Helicopter has additional plants in Amarillo (Texas) and Mirabel (Quebec) Canada.  The company maintain also key logistics supply and service centers in Europe, Canada, and Singapore as well as in the United States. As the world’s premier provider of vertical lift aircraft, Bell Helicopter continues to provide every customer with products, service and support second to none.
Service delivered: Expertise, consulting and training in 1998
Mandate: To supply a training program for the internal auditors in ISO Quality auditing techniques and to deliver specific support to implement the US design procédures into the Canadian plant. 
URL:
http://www.bellhelicopter.textron.com

 

OTHER USEFUL LINKS

International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) and its data base OASIS
URL: https://www.sae.org/?PORTAL_CODE=IAQG

Controlled Goods Program of the Canadian Ministry PWGSC
Registration of ISONORM Groupe Conseil inc (certificate No 24731 )
URL: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/dmc-cgd/index-fra.html


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