By Jason Marsh
<ul><li>Fourth quarter profits fell 43% </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue from aerospace unit fell $100 million </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Major players signed a £130 million deal </li></ul><ul><li>Building a world class technology manufacturing center ...
<ul><li>New aerospace engineering bachelors degree program </li></ul><ul><li>60 students selected out of 160 applicants </...
<ul><li>In the West Midlands cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Better methods for remanufacturing processes of high value engineer...
<ul><li>The Boeing 787 </li></ul><ul><li>Powered by two Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines </li></ul><ul><li>20% less fuel tha...
<ul><li>Canada’s most competitive aerospace cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Government financial support </li></ul><ul><li>Budge...
<ul><li>Aero Montreal 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>April 27-29 </li></ul><ul><li>Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney, and Bell Helicopte...
<ul><li>Team of 3 U of T engineers recognized for saving lives of Apollo 13 members </li></ul><ul><li>40 years ago </li></...
 
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Aerospace cluster

  1. 1. By Jason Marsh
  2. 2. <ul><li>Fourth quarter profits fell 43% </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue from aerospace unit fell $100 million </li></ul><ul><li>Shares closed at $6.23 </li></ul><ul><li>Delivered 302 planes in comparison to 349 the previous year </li></ul><ul><li>Laid off 5000 employees in aerospace division </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Major players signed a £130 million deal </li></ul><ul><li>Building a world class technology manufacturing center </li></ul><ul><li>Improve manufacturing techniques and decrease costs </li></ul><ul><li>Universities are involved </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>New aerospace engineering bachelors degree program </li></ul><ul><li>60 students selected out of 160 applicants </li></ul><ul><li>Hands on training with aerospace cluster members </li></ul><ul><li>Bombardier contributes $500,000 to research labs </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>In the West Midlands cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Better methods for remanufacturing processes of high value engineering parts </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effective, rapid and reliable remanufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>First in the world to combine laser cladding, CNC machining and in-process inspection in a single machine </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The Boeing 787 </li></ul><ul><li>Powered by two Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines </li></ul><ul><li>20% less fuel than similar size planes </li></ul><ul><li>45% more cargo </li></ul><ul><li>Cleaner air, larger window, improved lighting for consumers </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Canada’s most competitive aerospace cluster </li></ul><ul><li>Government financial support </li></ul><ul><li>Budget of over $150 million for next four years </li></ul><ul><li>Projects related to green aircrafts </li></ul><ul><li>Approved by Mr. Raymond Bachand </li></ul><ul><li>Quebec’s Minister of Finance </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Aero Montreal 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>April 27-29 </li></ul><ul><li>Bombardier, Pratt & Whitney, and Bell Helicopter will be in attendance </li></ul><ul><li>More than 300 companies in attendance from across the world </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Team of 3 U of T engineers recognized for saving lives of Apollo 13 members </li></ul><ul><li>40 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Oxygen tank in space ship exploded </li></ul><ul><li>Crew was 80% to the moon and cancelled trip </li></ul><ul><li>U of T engineers created calculations on air pressure for return strategy </li></ul>
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