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Composites Innovation Centre Becomes CIC Engineering

Composities Innovation Centre facility

The Composites Innovation Centre announces a rebrand and change of name to CIC Engineering to reflect its new strategic direction and market-driven approach to deliver greater value to businesses in Manitoba and Canada. “Over the past year, we consulted extensively with industry on our value to businesses,” said Doug McCartney, President and CEO of CIC…

CIC Partners with Innovation Entrepreneur

Winnipeg, Manitoba — CIC Engineering has engaged Katherine Devine, Principal Consultant at Get the Market, as a strategic partner to identify opportunities to deliver greater value to Canadian businesses and the manufacturing industry. Devine is a certified New Product Development Professional, Leanstack Mentor and a proven entrepreneur. She founded and ran the successful market research…

Manitoba Aerospace Fund Recipients

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The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada and MLA Scott Johnston announced the Manitoba Aerospace Fund (MAF) on October 10, 2018. Western Economic Diversification Canada and the Province of Manitoba collaboratively developed MAF to support the business productivity and growth of Manitoba Aerospace…

Carbon Fibre Rib for Performance Kayak

Imagine being able to pack up and go on any adventure and bring along your favourite kayak. TRAK Kayaks, a company based in Calgary, Alberta, manufactures portable kayaks that are durable, lightweight and performance driven. They approached CIC Engineering with their latest design, TRAK 2.0: the Ultimate Touring Kayak and asked us to assist with…

Using Out-of-Autoclave Processing for Small Satellite Structures

In the space industry, composites have been used for rocket systems or large satellites but are not widely used for small satellites. The primary driver for using composites is weight reduction because launch costs can be upwards of $5000 to $20,000 per kg. For small satellites, even though saving weight is critical, you do not…

Environmentally-Friendly Composite Truck Floor

Manufacturers are looking to replace traditional manufacturing materials in favour of environmentally-friendly options to not only reduce their pollution footprint but to also offer their customers the opportunity to do the same. International Truck Body (ITB), a Winnipeg-based custom truck body, trailer and enclosure design and manufacturer, is no exception. ITB approached CIC Engineering to…

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January 27, 2020

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Composites Innovation Centre Becomes CIC Engineering

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December 3, 2019

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CIC Partners with Innovation Entrepreneur

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September 4, 2019

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Manitoba Aerospace Fund Recipients

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June 21, 2019

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Carbon Fibre Rib for Performance Kayak

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April 30, 2019

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