About Manitoba Aerospace Association (MAA)
Who are we?
Manitoba Aerospace Association (MAA) represents 40 aerospace companies and partners and facilitates sustainable worldwide business growth of Manitoba aerospace companies while also fostering responsible, collaborative community support. The MAA along with its sister organization, the Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council (MAHRC), strive to assist companies in fostering business opportunities and attracting and developing a skilled workforce that is capable of continuous process improvements to ensure globally competitive products and services.
Manitoba Aerospace is the third largest Canadian aerospace hub, and is the largest in Western Canada. It includes:
Boeing Operations Winnipeg, Canada's largest manufacturer of aircraft components made of composite materials;
StandardAero - the world's largest independently owned company for the repair and overhaul of turbine engines;
Magellan (Bristol) Aerospace - Canada's only solid rocket propellant manufacturing plant. Bristol produces scientific rockets, satellites as well as a diverse range of commercial and military aircraft components made of advanced materials.
Many other small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) sell a host of niche aerospace products and services to international markets on six continents.
To be a 'Centre of Excellence' catalyst for business growth and global delivery of world class aerospace manufactured products and value-added services by strong Manitoba aerospace companies and partners.
FAST FACT: Magellan (Bristol) Aerospace, Boeing Operations Winnipeg, StandardAero and Aveos Fleet Performance account for 80% of those directly employed in Manitoba’s aerospace sector.
FAST FACT: Over 80% of the aerospace products and services produced by Manitoba companies are exported to six continents around the world.