Arcfield Canada celebrates new Alberta warehouse location

Arcfield Canada Corp. Press Release | August 30, 2023

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Arcfield Canada Corp., a provider of aerospace and defence services, celebrated the official opening of its new warehouse facility located at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Alta., with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

The ribbon cutting for Arcfield Canada’s new warehouse in Cold Lake, Alta. Arcfield Canada Photo

Arcfield Canada supports the CF-188 fighter operations conducted at 4 Wing Cold Lake under the operational command of 1 Canadian Air Division. As an international Centre of Excellence for tactical fighter operations, 4 Wing is one ofthe largest and busiest fighter aircraft wingsof the Canadian Armed Forces.

The new Arcfield Canada location will further enhance its ability to provide world-class supply chain management services to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

“The investment in this new location was an important move for Arcfield Canada as we are committed to continue in-service support for the [CF-188] fighter fleet, and ensure operations are supported with a reliable source of supply chain services.” said Jacques Comtois, vice-president, Arcfield Canada.

Arcfield Canada has been the trusted partner in providing in-service support, maintenance repair and overhaul, engineering and testing and comprehensive supply chain management services for the RCAF’s CF-188 aircraft fleet. For the primary air vehicle (PAV), avionics optimized weapon system support, and the propulsion group sustainment programs, Arcfield manages more than 100,000 supply transactions annually at Cold Lake and Bagotville, Que., and has completed more than 70,000 repairs on the CF-188 avionics systems to date at the company’s repair shops in Calgary.

“Inventory and logistics management is a core part of the work that Arcfield Canada performs for the Royal Canadian Air Force [CF-188] fleet,” said Kevin Kelly, chairman and chief executive officer, Arcfield.

“The new location will enable efficient supply chain operations to support PAV contract work and will contribute to new job opportunities in the area.”

Arcfield Canada said it will continue to scale its operations at its four warehouse locations across Canada to ensure the highest level of equipment availability and operational readiness.

This press release was prepared and distributed by Arcfield Canada.

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