Bombardier to Help Make 18,000 Ventilators For Ontario
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April 21, 2020 - by The Canadian Press for mromagazine.com
MONTREAL – Bombardier Inc. is helping to produce 18,000 ventilators for the Ontario government at its temporarily shuttered plant in Thunder Bay, Ont.
The plane-and-train maker says it will carry out sanding, painting and assembly work on the equipment for Brampton, Ont.-based O-Two Medical Technologies, which manufactures respiratory care products.
O-Two found its supply chain disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and started hunting for help to churn out portable ventilators amid a looming shortage in Canada, Bombardier said in an email.
The plant expects to start work on April 27, drawing on between...