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Mecnov expands its NDT capabilities

Mecnov NDT Systems, a provider of industrial non-destructive testing (NDT) to various manufacturing industries has acquired all the assets of Contour Dynamics Inc.


February 23, 2011
by PLANT STAFF

In-line inspection of metal and alloy bars using a combination of Phased-Array UT for full-body inspection and eddy current for the detection of surface cracks.

Photo: iStockphoto

LEVIS, Que.: Mecnov NDT Systems, a provider of industrial non-destructive testing (NDT) to various manufacturing industries has acquired all the assets of Contour Dynamics Inc.

Mecnov is assuming all intellectual property of Contour Dynamics, a Wichita, Ka. company with expertise in multi-axis, automated, ultrasound inspection scanners for structures and parts made of advanced composite materials used in aerospace applications.

The Levis. Que.-based company described the acquisition as an opportunity to accelerate expansion and market diversification.

“Our immediate objective is to commit the necessary resources to further grow the business,” said Mecnov president Kennedy Gagnon.

The new subsidiary will continue operate under the Contour Dynamics Inc. name and will transfer operations on March 31 to a new facility in Wichita.

Automated NDT systems are used by manufacturers of primary structures and components for aircraft, high-speed railroad transportation, oil and gas prospecting and production, nuclear power generation, and other applications.

Mecnov NDT Systems is a division of Mecnov Inc.
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