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Bombardier  

“Market Cap $6.7 B As of May 2014

At a Glance
  • Industry: Aerospace & Defense
  • Founded: 1942
  • Country: Canada
  • CEO: Pierre Beaudoin
  • Website: www.bombardier.com
  • Employees: 37,700
  • Sales: $18.16 B
  • Headquarters: Montr?al
Forbes Lists

#740 Global 2000

  • #513 in Sales
  • #1054 in Profit
  • #766 in Assets
  • #1528 in Market value
Profile

Bombardier, Inc. manufactures planes and trains. It operates through two divisions: Aerospace and Transportation. The Aerospace division designs, manufactures and support of innovative aviation products. Its aircraft portfolio includes a comprehensive line of business aircraft, commercial aircraft, including regional jets, turboprops and single-aisle mainline jets, as well as specialized and amphibious aircraft. It also offers aftermarket services as well as flexjet fractional ownership and flight entitlement programs. The Transportation division provides rail solutions, which includes trains, sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration and signalling. Its transportation solutions include rail vehicles, propulsion and controls, bogies, transportation systems, vehicle refurbishment and modernization rail control solutions, fleet maintenance, operations and maintenance and material management. The company was founded on June 19, 1902 and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

“Bombardier History

Throughout its history, Bombardier has consistently responded to challenges and opportunities with tireless innovation, daring creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit. Our proven ability to absorb, improve and generate new technologies, processes and management philosophies has fuelled our competitiveness and growth.

Milestones

Aerospace

1999       The new super midsize Challenger 300 jet is unveiled

1989       Moving into European Aerospace

1989       The CRJ makes its debut

Bombardier Inc.

2009       Launch of the Our Way Forward Strategic Framework

2004       Further Consolidation

1999       Changes at the Helm of Bombardier

1964       The End of an Era

1959       Snowmobiling: A Brand-New Industry

1949       Transforming Challenges into Opportunities

Transportation

2009       PRIMOVE catenary-free system

2009       YouRail – Visions of Modern Transportation

1989       Bombardier enters French market

1974       Venturing into Mass Transit”

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