Aerospace Prince Edward Island
The Aerospace Association of Prince Edward Island (APEI) is an incorporated non-profit entity representing the interests of the aerospace sector in the Province. Working with its member companies and stakeholders, APEI fosters collaborative business, marketing and human resource development initiatives on behalf of the PEI aerospace industry and stakeholders.
From virtually an unknown sector in the early 1990’s, to one of the fastest growing industries in the province boasting annual sales exceeding $350 million, the Aerospace industry has proven to be a true success story for Prince Edward Island.
PEI`s aerospace cluster serves the global aerospace market, specializing in maintenance, repair and overhaul, manufacturing, design, and engineering. Customers of Prince Edward Island’s aerospace industry have come to expect excellent value in a product/service mix that competes successfully on the global industry stage. The sky is no limit for Aerospace PEI!
Why PEI? The PEI Advantage…
As a former Canadian Forces Base, the Slemon Park Industrial Facility comprises all of the accoutrements required by a modern aerospace cluster. The 1,500 acre business park includes a working airport, hangar infrastructure ranging in size from 25,000 to 300,000 square feet, and centralized hotel, food service and recreational facilities. Slemon Park is home to a number of aerospace companies in the Province and is also recognized as the only business park in Canada to provide onsite industry training, offered via Holland College’s Aerospace Technology Centre.
The PEI aerospace industry prides itself on its commitment to the consistent delivery of exceptional customer satisfaction, quality and cost-competitive products and services. PEI’s competitive position is complimented by the dedicated, skilled and cost-effective workforce, collaborative government/industry partnerships, and attractive development-focused support and incentive programs.
Our Province, Our Lifestyle
Prince Edward Island has a local population of approximately 140,000. Not only is PEI a welcoming place to do business, it is a beautifully enticing place to live and work. Affordable cost of living, low crime rates, warm hospitality, and a highly desirable tourism attraction for our quality beaches and golf courses, we are proud to call Prince Edward Island our home.
Identified as one of the key strategic sector pillars in the Prince Edward Island’s economic development and prosperity strategy, the aerospace industry in the Province is optimistically poised for future growth and success.
Our government is committed to the development and expansion of both existing and prospective industry investment opportunities in support of sustainable employment and economic growth in our Province. To learn more about the leading support and incentive programs our Province has to offer, please contact us.
Aerospace Prince Edward Island NEWS
September 30, 2011
Tronos fire-fighting aircraft enters service with U.S. Forestry Service
January 18, 2012
MDS Coating Technologies Announces New Trade Name for Coating Family
March 20, 2012
Building on last year's success the Atlantic Canada International Air Show returns to Summerside
April 4, 2012
Delta Air Lines and MDS Coating Technologies Announce Teaming Agreement
May 9, 2012
SECA/Vector Aerospace co-exhibit at EBACE 2012 (Booth #1332) - new engine support program launch to be unveiled
June 5, 2012
Vector Aerospace Enters Into Agreement to Purchase Engine Overhaul Shop in Australia
July 24, 2012
Vector Aerospace Awarded Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A DOF for Asia Pacific
July 10, 2012
ATLANTIC CANADA DELEGATION ATTENDS ONE OF WORLD’S LARGEST AIRSHOWS
August 25, 2012
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA AND PEI SUPPORT AEROSPACE COMPANY SEEKING TO EXPAND TO OVERSEAS MARKETS
October 24, 2012
Vector Aerospace Engine Services - Atlantic exhibiting at 2012 NBAA Convention
September 25, 2012
Vector Aerospace Renews Engine Services Agreement with Air Georgian Limited
January 15, 2013
Vector Aerospace and Twin Jet Sign Multi-Year Engine Maintenance Agreement