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Shimco expands presence in Eastern Europe

September 14, 2016  By Shimco

Shimco has expanded its presence in Eastern Europe with the appointment of Providence Group as the exclusive Shimco representative in Ukraine and Belarus. Providence Group will introduce Shimco solutions to the market during AVIASVIT XXI, an exhibition event for aviation industry and space technology to be held October 11-14 2016 in Kyiv.

Established in 2000, Providence Group specializes in providing business-to-business consulting services, and represents aerospace, security and defenc companies from around the world in Ukraine, Belarus and in Canada. Based in Toronto, Providence Group is a member of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada and Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries.

Ukraine and Belarus have extensive experience in manufacturing aerospace, space, automotive and heavy equipment products. Volodymyr Paslavskyi, president of Providence Group comments, “Shimco’s laminated and edge-bonded shims, tapers and spacers are small and highly accurate machined parts that bring benefits of reduced manufacturing expenses and increased efficiency in production. Built to customer specifications with high-tolerance CNC milling machines and horizontal lathes, Shimco shims can range from several millimetres to several microns. Ukraine and Belarus manufacturers will now have access to Shimco’s innovative product, used globally in aerospace, space, defence and other industrial markets by many of the world’s largest Tier 1 and OEM aerospace companies.”

Peter Voss, president and CEO of Shimco, comments, “We are very pleased to have Providence Group present our range of products to the numerous markets in Ukraine and Belarus. They have the local relationships and market intelligence to effectively introduce Shimco’s range of gap management products and PEO coated shims to the many customers that could benefit from those solutions.”



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