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MDS and Dawson and Associates Sign Partnership Agreement

MDS and Dawson and Associates – both based out of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – are happy to announce today that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership agreement.

As a tier-one provider of engineering solutions and services for gas turbine engine testing, MDS provides unparalleled quality services to both OEMs and MROs around the globe. This, coupled with Dawson and Associates’ strong track record for providing excellent engineering consulting services to operators of industrial gas turbine engines, opens opportunities to combine our competencies and expertise to deliver more reliable and cost-effective solutions for engine repair, maintenance, and overhaul (RMO).

“As we work jointly with Dawson & Associates, we recognize the value in helping clients keep maintenance costs in check while improving uptime and reliability,” says Joe Hajjar, Chief Revenue Officer at MDS. “This is an exciting opportunity for MDS to draw on the experience we’ve developed in aviation and industrial sectors in order jointly serve clients in the petrochemical and power generation space.”

Recognizing the need for replacing obsolescent equipment, Dawson and Associates have extensive experience providing custom-designed solutions for their client’s legacy equipment. Operating since 1994, Dawson and Associates have been guiding engine operators through cost-effective decisions in equipment selection, string testing new equipment, condition management, overhaul shop representation, and failure investigations. Meeting all OEM and relevant industry specifications, they also custom design, build, test, and install gas turbine ancillaries.

“We are bringing our combined knowledge and experience to gas turbine users for upgrades, retrofits and new installs,” explains Kim Dawson, President and Owner of Dawson and Associates. “For Dawson and Associates’ existing clients, it means improvements to service continuity for the products we supply, but also a wealth of new offerings and support.”

Looking for gas turbine repair, maintenance, and overhaul solutions? If so, talk to our experts by calling 613-240-9066 or emailing

About MDS

The world’s biggest engine manufacturers trust MDS. Founded in 1985, MDS is the preeminent supplier of turnkey test facilities, test systems and service solutions for the aviation, industrial, and marine gas turbine engine community. With a steadfast commitment to the provision of superior products and services to its clients around the world, MDS designs and builds highly complex multi-million-dollar gas turbine engine test facilities all over the world. MDS is also proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2012.

About Dawson and Associates

Since 1994, Dawson and Associates have built an industry-recognized reputation for providing first-class RMO consulting services to the petrochemical and power generation industries. In addition, Dawson and Associates also offer custom-designed lube oil consoles and hydraulic starter packages for gas turbine applications.

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