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NDT.net Issue - 2012-04 - NEWS

Mecnov NDT Systems Rebrands as Contour Dynamics Inspection Systems

Contour Dynamics Inspection Systems4, Levis [Canada]
NDT.net Journal
Issue: 2012-04
Quebec, Canada, March 8th 2012: Mecnov, Inc. is rebranding its non-destructive testing (NDT) activities under the Contour Dynamics brand. Effective as of today, the former Mecnov NDT Systems division will operate as Contour Dynamics Inspection Systems. The other activities of the company, namely industrial machinery and equipment fabrication and integration, will continue to operate under Mecnov Integrated Mechanical Solutions.

“We decided to promote our automated NDT products and solutions with a more evocative name” says Kennedy Gagnon, president of Mecnov. “Our new branding will better represent our business which consists in providing dynamic contour following inspection solutions for advanced materials”, added Gagnon.

As part of its expansion and market diversification process, Mecnov Inc. acquired the assets of Contour Dynamics Inc. at the end of year 2010. This rebranding now concludes the integration of Contour Dynamics Inc., Mecnov’s fully owned subsidiary based in Wichita, Kansas, USA.

The company will make its first appearance under the new brand at the Composite Manufacturing 2012 conference and exhibition, in Mesa, Arizona, on March 13-15, 2012.

Automated non-destructive testing (NDT) systems are used by manufacturers of primary structures and components for aircraft, high-speed railroad transportation, oil & gas prospection and production, nuclear power generation and many other applications. Ultrasound, radiography and visual or infrared imaging are amongst the technologies used to perform NDT inspections in the manufacturing environment.

Contour Dynamics Inspection Systems (formerly Mecnov NDT Systems, a division of Mecnov, Inc.) provides non-destructive testing (NDT) automated systems to manufacturers serving the aerospace, automotive, oil and gas and power generation industries. The industrial-strength inspection systems engineered and manufactured by Contour Dynamics meet the stringent requirements of heavy industry clients, while providing the necessary accuracy and resolution required by lighter industries. As an independent NDT solution provider, the company uses the latest available inspection technologies to offer leading-edge inspection solutions to its customers. Contour Dynamics has operations in Wichita (Kansas, USA) and in Levis (Quebec, Canada).

Mecnov specializes in the engineering, manufacturing and integration of industrial equipment for various industries around the world. With a complete mechanical fabrication facility, including welding stations, CNC machine tools as well as surface treatment and finishing capabilities, Mecnov supplies mechanical parts, sub-assemblies, or complete equipment in a cost effective manner to its valued customers. The company operates in two facilities located in Levis (Quebec, Canada).

More of Contour Dynamics Inspection Systems published in NDT.net
2011-06-01: MECNOV Announces Strategic Alliance With MIDAS-NDT SYSTEMS
2011-03-01: Mecnov NDT Systems Acquires The Assets of Contour Dynamics, Inc.
2007-11-01: Mecnov Delivered Industrial Ultrasonic Immersion Tank to Inspect Aircraft Parts

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