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IMP Aerospace & Defence

he says, noting that this has contributed to winning the Boeing Gold Performance Award two years in a row.
IMP has benefited from the use of Oracle's JD Edwards OneWorld ERP software. "That has allowed us to efficiently
plan our material requirements so we
can streamline purchases as best we can
by taking in consideration the lead time
of our suppliers with production demand," he says.
As well, IMP Aerospace & Defence
works with local vendors that supply
and manage supplier-owned inventories
at its locations. "They ensure that minimum quantities are maintained within
our operation at all times," Kumpic says.
"The vendors own the material until
we actually issue it to the job," he says.
"We're always looking at innovative ways

to improve our productivity and maintain
a high level of customer satisfaction."

A Major Player
IMP Aerospace & Defence has coped
with drops in defense and aerospace
spending in Canada. Over the past year,
"There have been significant budget
constraints and we're seeing higher
global competition," Kumpic says. "It's
been a challenge."
Despite these conditions, IMP Aerospace & Defence continues to maintain
a strong position. Thanks to the recent
acquisition of companies like Cascade
Aerospace, "We're being recognized as
a major player in Canada and we're receiving performance awards from our
clients," Kumpic says.
He notes that IMP wants to develop

International

a presence in other areas, including the
United States. "There is a significant bit
of defense business there," he says, noting that the company seeks new partnerships. "Given IMP's strong technical capabilities and Canada's weaker currency
exchange to the U.S. dollar, our products
and services represent excellent value to
the U.S. marketplace." mt
MHD Rockland holds one of the largest private-

ly-owned C-130 and P-3 inventories in the world. With 6
locations, over 200,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space, 4 L-188
Electras and more than 325,000 parts in inventory, including high-demand airframe, hydraulic, engine and electro-mechanical spares, we are fully equipped to provide a
broad range of services to ageing military aircraft. Not only
do we support after-market sales, but we are fortunate
to be the only company in the world to hold distribution
agreements with the OEM, Lockheed Martin, for the C-130,
P-3 and F-16 platforms. These OEM distribution agreements, combined with our extensive inventory, means
that we have the resources available to locate hard-to-find
aircraft parts and to quickly obtain what you need.

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