Macfab to attend International Astronautical Conference

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IAC 2018 - macfab

NEWS RELEASE: September 19, 2018: Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, will be attending the 69th International Astrononautical Congress (IAC), to be held October 1 – 5 in Bremen, Germany.

IAC 2018 will draw over 4,500 experts from around the world. Sessions and presentations will cover the full scope of space-related disciplines.

“The IAC event is a natural fit for Macfab,” says president Chris Macmorine. “As we continue to expand in the space and small satellite sector, IAC 2018 gives us a great opportunity to meet new prospects and reconnect with our existing customers.”

IAC 2018 "Involving Everyone"

 

In addition to its traditional program structure, IAC 2018 will offer new diversity-related events as part of its theme, “Involving Everyone.”  These events will focus on new trends and emerging opportunities, including today’s new generation of space experts, the expansion of equal opportunities, the integration of new countries and start-up companies into the global space network, and the promotion of space science to new user groups.

 

Macfab’s satellite and space industry experience and capabilities

Macfab is an established developer and manufacturer of high-precision components and sub-assemblies, including critical components for reaction wheels, star trackers and sun-sensors, as well as honeycomb sandwich panels.

The company has a long history in the space sector, most notably through its work with the University of Toronto’s Institute for Aerospace Studies and its Space Flight Laboratory, a global leader in microsatellites and nanosatellites. Macfab has specialized expertise in many other areas, including trace analysis and detection, night vision systems, and guidance systems.

About Macfab Manufacturing

Macfab is a leading contract manufacturer of precision custom components and sub-assemblies used in four major industry sectors: satellites & space, analytical instruments, optics & photonics, and defence & security.

Serving customers across North and South America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia, Macfab supports early-stage product development as well as production volumes, and offers a complete suite of precision machining, finishing, cleaning and assembly solutions.

Macfab was founded in 1987 in Toronto, Ontario, and has grown from a small machine shop serving the local engineering community to become a full-fledged manufacturer serving international customers. For more information, write to sales@macfab.ca or visit: www.macfab.ca