Héroux-Devtek's Longueuil Landing Gear Employees Ratify Three-Year Agreement

Its 335 unionized employees at its Longueuil Landing Gear product line facility have voted in favour of a three-year collective agreement.


LONGUEUIL, QC, April 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Héroux-Devtek Inc. (TSX: HRX), a leading Canadian manufacturer of aerospace and industrial products, today announced that its 335 unionized employees at its Longueuil Landing Gear product line facility have voted in favour of a three-year collective agreement which extends through May 1, 2014. Workers involved are affiliated with the CAW-Quebec.

"The stability provided by this three-year agreement will enable the Company to further focus on improving its productivity in order to meet the challenges of a strong Canadian currency," said Gilbert Guérin, Héroux-Devtek's Corporate Director, Human Resources.

The Longueuil operations consist of two facilities that manufacture as well as repair and overhaul landing gears for the military and commercial market.

About Héroux-Devtek Inc. Héroux-Devtek Inc. (TSX: HRX), a Canadian company, serves two main market segments: Aerospace and Industrial Products, specializing in the design, development, manufacture and repair and overhaul of related systems and components. Héroux-Devtek Inc. supplies both the commercial and military sectors of the Aerospace segment with landing gear systems (including spare parts, repair and overhaul services) and airframe structural components. The Company also supplies the industrial segment with large components for power generation equipment and precision components for other industrial applications. Approximately 70% of the Company's sales are outside Canada, mainly in the United States. The Company's head office is located in Longueuil, Québec with facilities in the Greater Montreal area (Longueuil, Dorval, Laval and St-Hubert); Kitchener and Toronto, Ontario; Arlington, Texas; as well as Springfield, Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio.

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