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Comtek Receives AS9110B Certification

July 23, 2014

BURLINGTON, ONTARIO: Comtek Advanced Structures Ltd. (“Comtek”), a wholly‐owned subsidiary of Avcorp Industries Inc., is pleased to announce it has received AS9110, Revision B certification.

Formally titled “AS9110 Quality Maintenance Systems ‐ Aerospace ‐ Requirements for Maintenance Organizations”, AS9110 provides the same level of control and customer confidence for Comtek’s repair customers as AS9100 provides to customers of Comtek’s manufactured products.

“Ensuring customer confidence is vital to Comtek’s culture of building successful long‐term relationships”, states Spencer Warren, Quality Assurance Manager at Comtek. “By improving our quality management system to meet AS9110 we are exhibiting our commitment to provide repair services at the highest level of satisfaction while also minimizing our customers’ need to manage risk as trained, professional auditors are checking our performance.”

This certification has elevated Comtek's Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) to the global standard established by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) for the aerospace industry.

About Comtek
Founded in 1994, Comtek Advanced Structures is an advanced composite design, fabrication and repair facility. Specializing in out‐of‐autoclave processes, Comtek provides innovative composite solutions from conceptual design and analysis through to manufacturing, testing and airworthiness certification. As an Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO) and Design Approval Organization (DAO), Comtek provides proprietary repairs to fix primary and secondary structures with damage beyond SRM limits. Comtek typically services regional aircraft including CRJs, Dash 8s, ATR, Dornier, Saab, Embraer and Learjets, among others. Located in Burlington, Ontario with distributors worldwide, Comtek is a preferred manufacturer for composite design and repair. 

Contact: 
Andrew Erskine, Marketing Manager, 905‐331‐8121 or email aerskine@comtekadvanced.com.


About Avcorp
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the world’s leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing and Bombardier. With more than 50 years of experience, over 380 skilled employees and 340,000 square feet of facilities in Delta BC and Burlington ON, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require lower-cost, light weight, strong, reliable structures. Our Burlington location also offers composite repairs for commercial aircraft. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AVP)

Contact:
Sandi DiPrimo, Investor Relations Contact | 604-587-4938
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