Bombardier celebrates 20 years of innovation at its Global Completion Center with ramp-up of Global 7000 jet activities

March 21, 2018
  • Half of the 1,000 jobs announced in Montreal for the completion of the highly anticipated Global 7000 business aircraft already filled
  • The world-class Global Completion Center comprises a group of manufacturing facilities in the Montreal area, including the Center of Excellence, dedicated to defining, engineering and manufacturing customized interior installations for Global aircraft
  • Recently inaugurated Center of Excellence houses a state-of-the-art atelier dedicated to high-precision completion work for the Global 7000 business jet, as well as the Premier Cabin on board the Global 5000 and Global 6000 aircraft

This year, Bombardier Business Aircraft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Global Completion Center in Montreal. The facility continues to ramp up activities surrounding the highly anticipated Global 7000 business jet, and is at the halfway point in its large-scale hiring objective to add 1,000 new positions to its local workforce.

"This exciting milestone represents 20 years of contributing to Montreal's aerospace industry and the immense success of Bombardier's flagship Global aircraft," said Paul Simard, Vice-President, Operations, Global Completion Center. "This anniversary also highlights the superior quality, workmanship and expertise delivered at the Global Completion Center, demonstrating Bombardier's position as a leader in the business aircraft industry."

The Global Completion Center is a testament to Bombardier's commitment to innovation and to its flagship Global family of aircraft. The facility combines 21st century forward-looking production methodology and tools with a highly skilled local workforce comprised of craftspeople, artisans and engineers.

With its Global 7000 aircraft, Bombardier is setting a new benchmark for the world's finest business jet. Featuring the industry's largest in-class kitchen, four distinct living spaces and an advanced wing design for an exceptionally smooth ride, the Global 7000 aircraft redefines the business aircraft experience. The highly anticipated aircraft program has all five test vehicles in flight, and is on track for entry-into-service during the second half of 2018.