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MDS and Rolls-Royce reach major milestone in the design & construction of the largest indoor aviation test facility in the world

It has been just over a year since MDS was named prime contractor for the new Rolls-Royce facility in Derby and the building is already taking shape. The facility takes the standard U-shape of indoor aviation test facilities, but the size, wall thickness, and additional features (such as X-Ray technology) that will be associated with [...]
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Women in Engineering:
Rachel Cardone – Manager of Purchasing at MDS Aero Support Corporation

Rachel Cardone is a graduate of the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Ottawa. She began her career at MDS as an Applications Engineer working on database design and refinement as well as designing graphical user interfaces. From there, she moved into the Instrumentation group where she integrated measurement circuit wiring with data systems [...]
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Women in Engineering:
Dionne Barwise – Director of Measurement Engineering at MDS Aero Support Corporation

Dionne graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. She began her career at Nortel Networks in Ottawa as part of a team that was responsible for the world’s first facility capable of testing wireless equipment up to a certain frequency. The electromagnetic ambient-free chamber was [...]
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MDS introduces RPM – their signature project management system for delivering complex projects

MDS has been successfully managing multi-million dollar gas turbine test facility projects for over 30 years. To deliver and meet the expectations of our customers and increasingly strict industry standards, traditional project management practices are simply not enough. That is why, over the course of 30+ years, we have developed and refined our signature project [...]
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MDS Aero Support Corporation Achieves Platinum Club Status with Canada’s Best Managed Companies

MDS is a 2019 winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation, having retained its Best Managed designation for seven years. MDS Aero Support Corporation has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the seventh consecutive year, achieving Platinum Club Status. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are best-in class [...]
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MDS is named an Employee Recommended Workplace for 2019

In their third annual Employee Recommended Workplace Award, Morneau Shepell and The Globe and Mail recognized MDS as one of 75 "Employee Recommended Workplaces" for 2019. The Employee Recommended Workplace Award recognizes excellence in achieving a healthy, engaged, and productive workforce. It is the only award of its kind that is based entirely on feedback [...]
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MDS and CCC, an International Success Story

In 1993 MDS was a newcomer to the highly specialized turbine engine test cell market. Unknown on the world stage and a small company compared to the industry players at the time, MDS knew it would deliver excellence — but it needed a way to build credibility internationally. The Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) and its [...]
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The Job Search: Tips & Tricks from an HR Professional

By Carole Morris, Senior Executive and Director of HR for MDS In Human Resources, we encounter so many people vying for the same jobs. As the process goes, it starts with an application or resume and ends with an in-person interview. When you get to this stage, there are countless ways you can present yourself. [...]
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