Groupe Meloche partners with FusiA Impression 3D Métal on Additive Manufacturing for aerospace

May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

Groupe Meloche partners with FusiA Impression 3D Métal on Additive Manufacturing for aerospace

Groupe Meloche supplies aerostructure and aircraft engine components to OEMs and tier-1 integrators (Courtesy Groupe Meloche)


Groupe Meloche, Montréal, Canada, a supplier of aerostructure and aircraft engine components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier-1 integrators, and FusiA Impression 3D Métal, a producer of metal AM parts, have signed a partnership agreement to offer Additive Manufacturing of components to prime contractors in the global aerospace sector.

Hugue Meloche, President and Chief Executive Officer, Groupe Meloche, stated, “This strategic partnership enables us to add Additive Manufacturing technology to our offering and gives us a competitive edge in our mission as a world-class aerospace integrator.”

Already well positioned in the supply chain for aerostructure and aircraft engine component manufacturing, Groupe Meloche stated that it will now be able to offer intelligent manufacturing services to all its customers. The company also specialises in manufacturing engineering, complex machining, surface treatment, painting, value-added assemblies, and non-destructive testing, and said to be in the process of patenting a highly specialised non-destructive test bench technology.

Groupe FusiA specialises in the production of metal AM parts for the aeronautics, space and defence sectors in France and Canada. Established in 2014 in Québec, Canada, the company offers metal AM services from a production facility in Greater Montréal.

In recent years, Groupe Meloche has made significant investments in automation and advanced machining technologies. “3D printing is part of our goal to deliver world-class performance to our customers in terms of quality, on-time deliveries and manufacturing turnaround times,” added Normand Sauvé, Vice President, Innovation and Infrastructure.

May 31, 2018

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