January 19, 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada – The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA), Canada’s national space industry association, is pleased to announce that Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, has joined the CSCA.
“Progressive companies like Macfab are helping to drive Canadian innovation and are creating greater prospects for growing Canada’s space economy,” said CSCA’s CEO, Michelle Mendes. “The Association creates opportunities for organizations to promote their products and expand their market reach.”
President of Macfab, Chris Macmorine, said, “We are looking forward to working with CSCA and its members going forward.”
Macfab has more than a decade of experience in developing prototypes and manufacturing a variety of components for fellow CSCA member, UTIAS’s Space Flight Lab. The decision to join the CSCA underscores Macfab’s commitment to expanding its presence in the space industry both in Canada and abroad. For an overview of activities by Macfab and the CSCA, read their feature article here.
About Macfab Manufacturing
Macfab is a leading contract manufacturer of precision custom components and sub-assemblies for medical, life sciences, avionics and space instruments, and for equipment used in oil and gas, and defence and security industries. Serving customers across North and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, Macfab provides prototype and production volumes and offers a complete suite of precision machining, finishing, cleaning and assembly solutions.
About the Canadian Space Commerce Association
The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) is the national association representing the space industry in Canada. The Association represents industry, academia, government, professionals, young entrepreneurs and all stakeholders in the space industry, locally, nationally and internationally. The purpose of the CSCA is to support economic, legal, political and educational interests that advance the Canadian Space and Defence sector. The CSCA has been a registered not-for-profit industry organization since 2007.
Michelle Mendes, Chief Executive Officer
CSCA Corporate Members include:
- Aflare Systems,
- Airbus Defence and Space Canada, Inc.,
- Canadensys Aerospace Corporation,
- Euroconsult Canada,
- Institute for Space Science, Exploration & Technology, University of Alberta,
- MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA),
- Macfab Manufacturing Inc.,
- Mission Control Space Services Inc.,
- NorthStar Data Inc.,
- Nuvu Cameras,
- Ontario Drive and Gear,
- Promethean Labs,
- Space 1 Systems,
- Space Strategies Consulting Ltd.,
- The Space Education Foundation,
- Thermodyne Engineering Ltd.,
- UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory,
- Western University Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration