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Official Opening of Samuel Aerospace Metals Facility in Chengdu, China

Press release date: June 13, 2014

Samuel, Son Co., Limited is pleased to announce the official opening of the Samuel Aerospace Metals facility in Chengdu, China. The 22,000 sq. ft. facility is located in the Chengdu New Hi-Tech Bonded Area of the Sichuan province. Chengdu is a major city in China and is located approximately 1,800 km / 1,120 mi west of Beijing.

With the new Chengdu location, Samuel becomes the local leading “western world” metal service center to supply to domestic commercial aircraft programs in China, such as the prominent C919, ARJ, and TA600 programs. Equipped with a state-of-the-art 10.0” Schellingsaw, this facility functions as an important service provider tothe supply chain of the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation (CAC) and the Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC). The CAC and AVIC programs supply parts to some of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturing programs, including Chengdu Aircraft, Boeing, and Airbus, and are known for their high quality and timely delivery of products.

To serve the critical and exacting needs of the aerospaceindustry, Samuel Aerospace Metals was developed as aspecialized product division in 2010. The group oversees the supply of aerospace grade products ranging from aluminum to titanium, as well as a range of processing capabilities and transport services. The division was largely developed through its close ties to the critical aerospace market of Quebec, Canada. “This is an important step in the development of Samuel’s global aerospace footprint,” states Judy Wong, President, Samuel & Fils & Cie Ltee. “Samuel has the history, the network, and the resources that are needed to thrive in this highly competitive market.”

About Samuel
Samuel, Son & Co., Limited offers end-to-end solutions in the distribution, transportation, processing and manufacturing of metals and industrial products. Originally founded in Toronto in 1855, Samuel now operates over 110 locations across the USA, Canada, Mexico, China, and Australia. Samuel et Fils et Cie Ltee operates all Samuel service center divisions within the province of Quebec. Samuel is the largest family-owned metals processor and distributor in North America. See for further details about our full range of carbon, stainless steel, and aluminum products.

Canada / USA contact:
Judy Wong
Samuel & Fils & Cie Ltee
Tel: 514-384-5220

China contact:
Edward Zhao
Vice President Sales and Operations Samuel Aerospace China
Tel: 010-58257759


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