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Arcfield Canada Opens New Facility in CFB Cold Lake, AB

Arcfield Canada celebrated the official opening of their new warehouse facility located at Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

Arcfield Canada currently supports the CF-18 fighter operations conducted at 4 Wing Cold Lake, located in Alberta, and under the operational command of 1 Canadian Air Division. As an international Centre of Excellence for tactical fighter operations, 4 Wing is one of the largest and busiest fighter aircraft wing of 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-18 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-18 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, Quebec and has completed more than 70,000 repairs on the CF-18 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-18 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.”

As the leading contractor providing supply chain management to the RCAF’s CF-18 aircraft, Arcfield Canada will continue to scale its operations at its four warehouse locations across Canada to ensure the highest level of equipment availability and operational readiness.

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