Arnprior Aerospace Inc.

Tom Melvin
Tel: (613) 623-1704
| Fax: (613) 623-9444

Laurent Ducom
Vice President/General Manager
Tel: (613) 623-1733

107 Baskin Drive East
Arnprior, ON, K7S 3M1

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Arnprior Aerospace Inc. has more than 50 years’ experience in the design, production and support of structural components for aerospace and defense applications. Arnprior Aerospace is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Industrial Acquisition Corp (AIAC), a privately held industrial group with a long term mission to build strong companies.

Our success in meeting stringent customer requirements to demanding schedules is due, in large part, to our extensive in-house manufacturing capabilities.

Arnprior Aerospace combines its product design and program management skills with close tolerance fabrication, precision machining, complex assembly a dn integration, heat treat, chemical processing, and paint capabilities to create superior one-stop shopping value for our customers.

This capability combined with an ingrained Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement culture, yields tremendous value for higher level assembly and integration solutions.


Arnprior’s 4 production sites total 340,000 sq. ft., geographically located to support our customers’ needs:

Arnprior ON, Canada:

  • Head office
  • Design and new products introduction
  • Supply chain management
  • Large scale project management
  • Process improvements
  • Emergent and specialty support
  • Compressed cycles
  • Fabrication, assembly and integration
  • Commercial and defense (ITAR)

Chihuahua, Mexico

  • Lower cost production
  • Manufacturing center of excellence
  • Stable, high volume production
  • Fabrication and assembly

Portland OR, USA

  • Machining center of excellence
  • Fabrication and assembly
  • Commercial and defense

Montréal QC, Canada

  • Manufacturing center of excellence
  • Fabrication and assembly
  • Large 5 axis machining “up to 4 meters”
  • Commercial and defense (ITAR)

Products and Offerings

We pride ourselves in offering specialist expertise in the design and manufacture of complex multi-commodity structural assemblies such as:

  • Cargo doors
  • Fairings
  • Power and circuit breaker panels
  • Avionics racking, shelves and trays
  • Electrical/avionics enclosures, cabinets and consoles
  • Special purpose structural assemblies
  • High tolerance detailed parts and assemblies
  • Parts kitting
  • Near-net forging and machining cost reduction initiatives

Our special processes are approved by OEMs such as Boeing, Bombardier, Gulfstream, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky.

Certifications & Qualifications

Quality Management System

  • ISO9001:2008 + AS9100C Certified

NADCAP Accredited Service Offering

  • Chemical conversion coating
  • Boric-sulfuric acid anodize
  • Heat treatment
  • Liquid penetrant inspection
  • Magnetic particle inspection

Quality Inspection Service Offering

  • Faro arm and laser tracker metrology
  • Coordinate measuring machines