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Shimco to Award a Scholarship at McMaster University

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Shimco North America, Inc.
80 Bullock Dr., Unit 10
Markham, ON, L3P3P7

Press release date: July 30, 2014

The Shimco Scholarship will be awarded to a student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering.
MARKHAM, Ontario – Shimco, a leader in manufacturing precision parts, laminated and edge bonded shims, tapers and spacers, announced today the initiation of the Shimco Scholarship at McMaster University located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Science or Engineering.

The Shimco Scholarship recognizes a student in their second year of study or higher, who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, and who emulates the core values of Shimco: honesty, integrity, respect and cooperation.

With a student population of 23,000, McMaster University is a public research university whose main campus is located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The main campus is located on 121 hectares (300 acres) of land in the residential neighbourhood of Westdale. The university operates six academic faculties: the DeGroote School of Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Social Science, and Science. It is a member of the U15, a group of research-intensive universities in Canada and named as one of the top 100 universities in the world by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2012.

Lori Moulden, Development Officer, Regional Programs commented: "As an industry-leading manufacturing company in Ontario, we are delighted to have Shimco participate in our scholarship program. It was a pleasure working with Peter Voss in this initiative, which will benefit a McMaster student."

"As an alumnus of McMaster University, it is my privilege to give back to the university student community with the Shimco Scholarship," commented Peter Voss, President of Shimco. "My experience with McMaster was extremely positive and influential in my academic and career growth. I look forward to presenting the award to the selected applicant each year, on behalf of the entire Shimco team."

About Shimco
For over 25 years, Shimco has served the aerospace, defense, space, industrial and other sectors worldwide. Shimco is a leader in manufacturing precision parts, laminated and edge bonded shims, tapers and spacers in materials ranging from aluminum and titanium through to synthetics and composites.

Shimco offers a tradition of innovation, precision and execution, providing solutions that conform to exacting international and customer-specific standards. Shimco is an ISO9001:2008 AS9100C registered company and their commitment to quality, on-time delivery, lean manufacturing and financial strength is unparalleled. Canadian Headquarters are located in Markham, Ontario.


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